Google – it's getting spooky…
Yep Google can do all sorts of magic, but to be really impressed try http://wolframalpha.comPosted 6 years agopiedi di formaggioSubscriber
I just tried wolfram and it was rubbishPosted 6 years ago
I got sent a tracking number, but not the name of the courier company used. For some reason I tried putting the number into Google and got one link, to my parcel details on the Royal Mail site.
In the words of someones Gran – Isn’t it marvellous, what they can do nowadays?
(Number is AH871155957GB if anyone wants to see a little piece of geeky magic)Posted 6 years agowartonMember
when I got a frame shipped by UPS I got an email with a tracking number. when i viewed it on my iphone the number was highlighted, as all numbers are (it wasn’t highlighted viewing it on my laptop email client) if I clicked the number it took me to the UPS tracking site, but only on my iPhone!Posted 6 years ago
The address that was on there was the post office in Hope from which it was sent. There’s a really good bike shop nearby, so that gives you a hint as to where it came from.
When you check now, you can see that it has been delivered to Clifton but failed. You can rearrange delivery to another address, but you need to know my name and address (somewhere near Clifton, Bristol). Probably with a little social engineering you could get these details, either from the post office, singletrack, or the bike shop.
As I said though, all you’ll find is a bike with no shifters on it, so I wouldn’t bother…
Oh, and Don Simon, you’ve been sat in a spanish tapas bar for the last 6 years, according to my records…Posted 6 years agoir_banditoSubscriber
I googled someone’s name once and got a link to a courier’s website which had details of a package they’d booked in. It included the contents of the package, the home collection address and delivery address.
Knowing that particular someone is a pro DH mountain biker and the package contained a bicycle, it could encourage the package to go missing, and it wouldn’t be too hard to find out when they were out fo the country.Posted 6 years ago
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