Track everyone and everything involved with eerie accuracy
OK, this is probably something you're only going to be able to do if you actually work for security firm US Fleet Tracking; but if you
work for them, you will be able to follow the games James Bond style. US Fleet Tracking uses GPS and a command center filled with enormous monitors to follow the movements of vehicles, equipment, participants, and dignitaries -- with locations accurate to a few inches and updated every eight seconds. An information junkie's dream!
And who knows -- the London games are only two years away. Just as folks back in the benighted year 2008 wouldn't be able to imagine the raw Twitter stream of athlete insights available this time around, so too might ordinary mortals be able to have this panopticon level of insight into athlete locations come 2012.
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