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[*] posted on 1-31-2018 at 02:13 PM
Strava: GPS map from fitness tracker devices


I just learned about Strava - it's a map created from GPS tracks that have been uploaded from people's fitness trackers (like Fitbit, etc.). It's curious to take a look at where people go in Baja:

https://labs.strava.com/heatmap/#7.00/-112.81784/27.75998/gr...



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[*] posted on 1-31-2018 at 02:31 PM


That was fun to look all around Baja and see where some have gone... like Mission Santa Maria and Rancho Matomi. None have done the Pole Line Road, however!



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[*] posted on 1-31-2018 at 02:44 PM


I think it's more than just fitness trackers, it's any GPS enabled device with a fitness app on it, and it appears to track even if the app isn't open. The eye in the sky is always watching, apparently.



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