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Tracking smartphones is helping TfL update it’s Journey Planner
Tracking smartphones is helping TfL update it’s Journey Planner

Tracking smartphones is helping TfL update it’s Journey Planner

Tracking how people move around tube stations by following their smartphones has lead to a number of changes to TfL's own travel guides.

Nov
05
2019
Tracking smartphone Wi-Fi signals reveals curious journeys on the London Underground
Tracking smartphone Wi-Fi signals reveals curious journeys on the London Underground

Tracking smartphone Wi-Fi signals reveals curious journeys on the London Underground

A trial by TfL to track the movements of people by logging Wi-Fi identities has revealed some very curious journey patterns on the tube network.

Sep
08
2017

Consequences of the “Great Snow Crisis”

My internet at home is slow today – so I checked various thingymajigs and noticed that there are about double the normal number of Wi-Fi routers switched on and in range compared to an average daytime – and all of

Feb
03
2009

Laptops banned in coffee shops?

As someone who works in coffee shops a fair bit, mainly so that I don’t go stir-crazy working at home all the time, I was amused* to read this story about another blogger being told that he couldn’t use his

Dec
29
2008

Why do companies take 5 days to reply to emails?

On a personal basis I can be slow to respond to private emails, mainly as my work emails get a high priority and there is an awful lot of them. I would expect any company which offered an email route

Nov
17
2008