Daily Archives: March 17, 2007

Ah, the feeling of accomplishment

I sent an email at 9:18 this morning to the developer of GPS Twitter suggesting an enhancement. At 10:09, I got an email back thanking me for the suggestion and asking that I give the fix a try. No change … Continue reading

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The world’s atwitter about Twitter

You know you’ve made the big time when the Wall Street Journal writes about you. (Either that, or you’ve jumped the shark.) Twitter got a lot of love this week, both from the Journal and at the SXSW conference. Twitter … Continue reading

Posted in blogs, flickr, gps, instant messaging, lbs, mobile, social networking, twitter, web 2, web 2.0, where, wireless, wireless data | 11 Comments

WHERE in the world am I?

I needed to get out my rant about carriers locking up location services before I talk about WHERE. (They refer to themselves in all caps, and because I like the service, I’ll do the same.) WHERE is a platform that … Continue reading

Posted in gps, lbs, local search, mobile, mobile search, where, wireless, wireless data | 7 Comments

Set my location free

I’m a big believer in the power of location-based services. Everyday activities like local search, weather and communications can be greatly simplified by using automatic location. The biggest obstacles (and, to be fair, the biggest enablers) of location-based services, are … Continue reading

Posted in gps, mobile, mobile search, wireless, wireless data | 5 Comments

Blogging from a coffee shop

It may be cliche, but this is my first time. As I sit here on a Saturday morning, I see more bad news for the newspaper industry: the ratio of laptop users to newspaper readers here is 2:1. And I’m … Continue reading

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