Firing a Mortar? There’s an App for That

ipad as inclinometer

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Here’s another example of William Gibson’s quote in action: “The street finds its own uses for things”. According to Irish Times foreign correspondent Mary Fitzgerald, this is a shot of Syrian rebels using an iPad to assist them in aiming a homemade mortar.

My guess is that he’s using Clinometer HD, which has a pretty good interface, and more importantly, is free.

clinometer HD