“But the GPS Told Me To…”
Here’s a very interesting story about becoming too reliant on technology. A man in Westchester County, New York was following his car’s global positioning system’s directions. With complete faith, he took every turn and instruction he was given. Then to his surprise, he found himself stuck on trains tracks. He had taken the directions too literally (without thinking), and was on the rails, facing the direction of oncoming trains.
the Journal News reports:
He said he got off the Saw Mill River Parkway on the right when his Magellan GPS unit told him to take another right – directions that landed him on top of the rails.