I lost my way.
I was in thick woods and at an elevation,
with my daughter along with me.
Google Maps was pointing in a direction which was a dead end.
What to do?
We used the human algorithm ie asked a person the way up.
“Look up and keep climbing” the person said
That was the best advice we got
We eventually reached there
“Ability to navigate is a muscle, use it or lose it” Yuval Harari
In a world of sensors, cloud computing and hi-speed net, why do we need to navigate?