How reliable is the technology? It is a question with many controversies, because as there are times when the accuracy of certain electronic equipment can even save our lives, there are some where the calculation can get us to the most unusual places. At this last opportunity, a recent case involves a driver who ended up at the bottom of the pool, following directions Google Maps
This amazing story took place in the American city of Minneapolis about 3 o'clock. According to CBSN Minnesota News, city rescuers were represented Take the car within the Mississippi River.
Google Maps takes the driver down to the river
According to the evidence of the man, this is one follow the Google app directions He recommended that he get to his destination the fastest, and although at some point it would appear that the indications were completely wrong, the last hours of the night when the situation did not help to avoid that.
After rescue, the driver was taken to a hospital where he was treated for a low case of hypothermia. Fortunately, it's also more than an anecdote of how dangerous it is to ignore the natural feeling either restore common sense with program instructions
At 15 years of Google Maps, it is not the first time that clues have taken drivers to dangerous places, as happened to tourists ending up in favela in Brazil or to those who arrive in undeniable places in the paradise of Sardinia.
However, it is also worth noting that the app tries to improve its accuracy every day by including updates such as the "Donate" tab, which was released in its latest update and where users can give their recommendations on the status of Roads and other important details when navigating unknown paths.