Peer Review is Flawed

TweetI’ve been meaning to write a post about this for a long time.  I saw something today that propelled me to the keyboard.  I’ll start by saying I love the idea of peer review.  It’s a transparent process that hopefully will allow more and better caches to get published.  I fear that is not what […]

Opencaching Tipping Point

TweetThe phrase tipping point refers to the point in time when an idea spreads on its own, organically. It is the point where attitudes change and the general population starts to move in a new direction. A little over a year ago Garmin introduced opencaching.com. Since that time Garmin has offered promotions and incentives to […]

Garmin Launches GPSMAP 62sc

TweetThe folks at Garmin have been busy.   Garmin just introduced four new product improvements to the mix.  There are new etrex, Astro, Rino and 62 series models.   The 62sc is of most interest to me as it has a built in camera.  Having just upgraded to the 62s it will be a while […]

Garmin Coins a New Pathtag

TweetAs many geocachers know geocoins are popular items for discovery and trade.  When opencaching.com lauched it seemed like a bit of a miss that they did not have this functionality.  It probably made sense to Garmin to leave this functionality out as there focus was on maximizing the value of their devices.  It makes more […]

No Response from Opencaching.com Support

TweetGarmin launched Opencaching.com on December 7th.  I’m a curious guy and like a lot of people I uploaded my finds to see how that would work.   It was really easy to upload my finds but it’s impossible to delete or edit them.  I sent a message to the opencaching support email at 20:19 on […]