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How GPS Can Go Wrong

How your dot ended up on the wrong side of the street.

Photo by Brecht Denil on Unsplash.

Sometimes the accuracy or availability of GPS signals becomes an important issue, either in immediate situations, like figuring out what side of the street you are on, or in a legal case, where important facts can hang on the reliability of GPS logs. Understanding how GPS works and how GPS errors happen can remove some of the mystery…