Selene Yeager, a contributing author, spoke of a doctoral student at Stanford University, who specializes in Human-Technology-Interaction. “We (humans) get confused and angry because we don’t know what the ‘GPS’ is “thinking,” David Miller says. This author (yours truly), however, is and has been guilty of that particular type of behavior.
I can remember keying in a direction (when that wasn’t satisfactory, I tried to engage the voice command option), the damned thing told me; directed me to take a highway and exit… I followed suit. When I realized the directions where totally wrong – the accursed voice put us on “The Highway To Hell!” We traveled sixty miles outside and away from our planned “Pocono Mountain” destination.