Augmented Reality – NYTimes.com

Local Knowledge is near and dear to the hearts of many a traveler. Along with dead reckoning and luck, someone could light out for the territories and have an adventure or two. Nowadays with the military industrial complex letting its technologies trickle down to the civilian population we can all benefit from the GPS satellite network. Personal navigation aids like in car GPS or handheld GPS are a boon for people who in the past had to use maps or spouse to help guide the way. But whither the romantic traveler who wanted to interact with the locals and talk and learn things, what will they do in the new age of technology?

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