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App Review: AroundMe

App Review: AroundMe

Where is the next cinema? Are there any pubs and restaurants near by? Where can I find the nearest points of interest? With the help of an iPhone you can answer such questions yourself within seconds. GPS and permanent...
Being ‘late’ with the help of new app-locations

Being ‘late’ with the help of new app-locations

Unfortunately we’re all familiar with the situation in which you’re a few minutes late for a meeting or appointment. On your way to this meeting it’s likely you try to catch up with the time. While you’re on your...
App Review: Waze, a social GPS

App Review: Waze, a social GPS

As the fever of Geolocation apps continues, Waze seems to stand out with integration in different media and personal communication among their users. Waze is a GPS application available for iOS, Android, Blackberry, Nokia and Windows Mobile that blended...
Your City, My City, Our Crowdsourced Social Cities

Your City, My City, Our Crowdsourced Social Cities

There’s a new dimension in town. The physical spaces we inhabit are being transformed by cellspace technologies (also referred to as mobile media, wireless media, or location-based media), where data is constantly being delivered to and extracted from mobile...

Review of: When Code Meets Place: Collaboration and Innovation at WiFi Hotspots

Someone wakes up from a night’s sleep. After having breakfast he or she kisses the kids goodbye and takes the long stairs down to the street. The Coffee Company is only a two minute walk, so a freshly made...
Eight minutes of truth-editing

Eight minutes of truth-editing

This link is very interesting; an (almost) real time geo-locater of anonymous Wikipedia entries. During a workshop on Recalling RFID, I got interested in where the actual story (in this case wikipedia entries) was being made on RFID. In...