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(A spin-off from [cowtamer]'s GPS Glare Avoidance, and
much credit to [mouseposture] for helping distill the
A GPS which allows the user to optimize routes for
various personal and environmental variables.
A driver may wish to take the long, scenic route home.
for scenery." Sun too bright in the
direction you're heading? Select "Avoid glare." Low spots
in the road which flood during rain storms? Check
"Weather and Flooding." And so on...(I am not aware of
any GPS unit which currently gathers weather info, but
this does not seem insurmountable.)
||Hmmm. Well, SatNavs let you opt for motorways or non-
motorways, and will offer you a selection of routes for any
given journey besides.....
||In any case, isn't this a matter for the chauffer?
||Chauffers are people, too. And, some have cars of
||It's Chauffers all the way down.
||Bun. I'm often disappointed by the resolution of the filters in my Sat Nav preferences.