Daily Archives: May 28, 2010


Selling your soul for a freebie 5

I keep bumping into the privacy topic and for a while I have thought that there is something materially different about the intersection of your location, your trail of personal breadcrumbs on the internet and what smart people could/might do with that info. Location is a subtle privacy setting that people will find even more difficult to set than the 150 options on Facebook. At an event last year someone said words to the effect […]


“I don’t care what my friends are doing and I don’t want to see them on a stupid map!” 4

Apparently I said “I don’t care what my friends are doing and I don’t want to see them on a stupid map” last week at GeoData2010 in my talk. At least that is the sentiment Jenny Watson captured and shared via twitter. No retraction from me on this, Foursquare, Gowalla etc just don’t do it for me. But so what if an ageing paleo doesn’t get the new hot LBS game? That does not mean […]