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Re^2: Global warning is an act of:

by swampyankee (Parson)
on Nov 21, 2008 at 17:59 UTC ( #725193=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Global warning is an act of:
in thread Global warning is an act of:

I got completely turned off to Crichton after his book Airframe, which was touted as the "shocking truth about what airframers don't know about metal fatigue" Since I was an airframe maker, and we had known about (and designed around) airframe fatigue issues since before Crichton first put pen to paper, being lectured to by a no-better-than-second-rate novelist was highly offensive. Maybe I should have lectured him about plot.

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[Corion]: We-ird - I hadn't known this, but Ingress and Pokemon Go (both AR games in the real world where you run around) switched from using Google Maps to OpenStreetMaps, which is great. But I wonder why, as Ingress is (was?) owned by Google/Alphabet. But ...
[Corion]: ... maybe not wholly owned, or the load on Google Maps was too high?!
[choroba]: https://metacpan. org/author/ SIMBABQUE might know. He's a heavy Ingress player.

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