COMMENT: No direction home

We’re all usually running around this life lost, so what could be better than someone – or something – that can authoritatively tell us where to go? The Waze phenomenon has become such an entrenched part of daily doings that, like Google and Facebook, it’s now a verb as well as a noun.

Making street signs and road maps practically obsolete, the Israeli app has changed the way we travel – which, for two Oketz K-9 unit soldiers who accidentally strayed into a hostile Kalandiya Monday night and found themselves in the midst of a massive riot, didn’t work out so well.


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