Tracking Your Steps

Friday, September 20, 2013

Transcript

Last week the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project released a report stating that 74 percent of adult smart phone owners use their phones to get information based on their current location. As more websites and applications start picking up on this trend by launching mobile geo-navigation applications, Brooke talks to geographer Jim Thatcher about what data these apps are taking from our locations, and how is that data being used?

Night Thoughts - John Zorn

Guests:

Jim Thatcher

Hosted by:

Brooke Gladstone

Comments [1]

GhettoTracker is a joke. It's based on opinions and votes, not information. A useful site, instead, is CrimeMapping.com
It's based on actual police reports and shows what type of crime has occurred in a specific neighborhood.

Sep. 21 2013 05:21 PM

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