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Wanderlust
"Wanderlust is an experimental location-based storytelling platform.

You can use Wanderlust anywhere in the world, as long as you're in the right type of place.

To begin a story, you might need to be at a bar, restaurant, cafe, or airport. And if the story moves to another location, that's where you'll need to go.

It's a new way of telling stories.

How does it work?

We use Foursquare's database of locations around the world and combine it with your phone's GPS to work out where you are.

Wanderlust also uses JQuery Mobile so it works on any smartphone without installation.

Why do I need Twitter?

We use Twitter to keep track of where you are in a story, no matter what device you're using. We promise we won't send out any posts from your account without your permission, and we certainly won't spam you or pass on your details!"
storytelling  locative  geolocation  stories  classideas  location-based  iphone  applications  sixtostart  foursquare  twitter  webapps  ios  from delicious
march 2011 by robertogreco
Apple - iPod touch - Find My iPod touch
"Locate your iPod touch on a map. Display a message or play a sound to help you find it. Set a passcode lock remotely. Protect your privacy with Remote Wipe."
security  ipod  remote  remotewipe  location  locative  ios  ipodtouch  applications  from delicious
december 2010 by robertogreco
Shadow Cities | Your city is a game.
"Step in. Take the role of a modern mage, learn magic and see your surroundings with new eyes. Hunt Shadow Spirits and use spells and strategy to battle for the control of your city with other players.

Shadow Cities is a new location based MMORPG for iPhone. Neighborhoods and familiar streets are part of the game world that is visible to you through your iPhone. Your city is a game."
games  gaming  psychogeography  augmentedreality  iphone  mmorpg  geospatial  mobile  locative  location  pervasive  gps  shadowcities  ios  applications  location-based  location-aware  ar  from delicious
november 2010 by robertogreco
Cabulous
"Cabulous is a smartphone app that makes it fast, easy, stress-free, & fun for passengers & taxi drivers to connect…allows passengers to see exact location of nearby taxis & hail one w/ touch of a button. The driver, in turn, is able to visually track his or her fare with a smartphone application – even if that passenger decides to walk down the block or around the corner. Passengers can even add drivers to their “Favorites” list & spot them the next time they are driving nearby, a plus for drivers who want to build customer loyalty. What makes Cabulous different from the other cab apps? Others: (a) connect to old legacy dispatching systems (buggy!); (b) broadcast passenger locations all over the city (creepy!); (c) dial a dispatch phone number in your city (snore!).

Cabulous is NOT a booking system – it’s a giant electric thumb for hailing cabs in real-time on the street or from a café or other location…"
iphone  taxi  transportation  mobile  gps  cabulous  applications  locative  location  ios  from delicious
august 2010 by robertogreco
Locative media - Wikipedia
"Design scholars Anne Galloway & Matt Ward state that "various online lists of pervasive computing & locative media projects draw out breadth of current classification schema: everything from mobile games, place-based storytelling, spatial annotation & networked performances to device-specific applications."
locativeart  locativemedia  alternatereality  ar  locative  socialmedia  media  gps  geography  interaction  interactive  trends  art  mobile  play  williamgibson  annegalloway  christiannold  communication  augmentedreality 
february 2010 by robertogreco
We Can Play Our Cities Like Instruments - D.U.S. - Design Under Sky
"The city becomes a useful digital playground of information. Cities would be designed to allow for citizen environment manipulation. Controlled from your phone turned remote control, transportation, dinner reservations are queued to your exact needs, a personal ambient soundtrack is sent through airwaves as you walk through the street.
urban  ubicomp  cities  locative  location-based  location-aware  geolocation  ambient  ambientawareness  sound  audio  immersion  landscape  design  experience  vurb 
february 2010 by robertogreco
subtlemob 09
"# Imagine walking through a film, but it's happening on the streets you walk down everyday.

# Subtlemobs usually happen in public spaces.

# The audience listen to a soundtrack on headphones, a mixture of music, story and instructions.

# Sometimes they just watch the world, sometimes they perform simple scenes for each other

# This is invisible cinema, making films without cameras

# A subtlemob is not a flashmob

# try to remain invisible . . ."
art  pervasive  socialmedia  sound  locative  audio  participation  london  flashmobs  play  games  gaming  experience  events  humans  social  mobile  mp3  music  ncmideas  participatoryart 
december 2009 by robertogreco
Exporting the past into the future, or, “The Possibility Jelly lives on the hypersurface of the present” « Magical Nihilism
"I’m still convinced that hereish-and-soonish/thereish-and-thenish are the grain we need to be exploring rather than just connecting a network of the pulsing ‘blue-dot’."
location  locative  location-based  geolocation  dopplr  serendipity  spacetime  precision  gps  design  space  socialsoftware  interaction  mattjones  fireeagle  place  time  latitude  herish  nowish  future  past  present  hereandnow 
february 2009 by robertogreco
A Lethal app for your iPhone - The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)
"Lethal (click opens iTunes) from Elany Arts takes a location from either the iPhone's built-in location services or a list of 300 cities or parks throughout the USA, then provides you with a "lethal index" number. This number ranges between 0 and 400, with 400 being an extremely dangerous location.
iphone  applications  statistics  crime  gps  locative  mobile  humor  safety  via:rodcorp  lethal  csiap  ios 
february 2009 by robertogreco
Parallel Kingdom - GPS MMORPG for your cell phone
"Parallel Kingdom brings new meaning to Role Playing Games by using GPS to place the virtual world on top of the real world."
games  gaming  mobile  android  applications  community  maps  iphone  mapping  augmented  mmorpg  metaverse  google  location  locative  gps  geolocation  mmo  mmog  ios 
february 2009 by robertogreco
Near Future Laboratory » Locative Play
"Ian Bogost’s and his Persuasive Games operation have introduced an iPhone game called JetSet
iphone  applications  games  gaming  travel  locative  location  interactive  airports  play  ianbogost  persuasivegames  jetset  csiap  ios 
february 2009 by robertogreco
Pachube, Patching the Planet: Interview with Usman Haque  | UgoTrade
"Usman Haque (architect and director, Haque Design + Research) and founder of Pachube pointed me to this image from T.R. Oke’s book, “Boundary Layer Climates” (original photo source Prof. L. E. Mount’s The Climatic Physiology of the Pig) to explain his approach to the “software” of space."

[via: http://blog.wired.com/sterling/2009/01/spime-watch-pac.html AND
http://blog.neo-nomad.net/pachube-patching-the-planet/1217/

Broken, now at: http://web.archive.org/web/20090209042309/http://blog.neo-nomad.net/pachube-patching-the-planet/1217/ ]
pachube  empowerment  interaction  interactive  architecture  cities  ubicomp  environment  spimes  usmanhaque  hardware  hacking  diy  innovation  locative  blogjects 
january 2009 by robertogreco
Vodafone | receiver » Blog Archive » The rise of the sensor citizen – community mapping projects and locative media
"We often think of mobile technologies simply in terms of their communication capabilities, but their increasing ability to trace our movements and collect information about the spaces through which we pass, can also make it easier for people to keep track of the places and things that matter most to them. From geo-visualisations and mapping mash-ups, to the mobile geospatial web and location-based services, people’s relationships to places (and each other) are changing."
annegalloway  ubicomp  mapping  interaction  location  locative  culture  design  practice  spatial  social  sensing  sensors  mobile  phones  globawarming  pollution 
november 2008 by robertogreco
Vodafone | receiver » Creating maps for everyone and network effects for the data driving them
"The last three years have fundamentally changed the way people understand their location and geography. Looking at interactive satellite imagery of our globe is now commonplace. The next three years will bring even more innovation, unleashing greater data and details allowing users to understand not only the greater planet around them but their own personal web of friends and locations that sit inside of it. Take the opportunity to explore these technologies, not only to learn more about planet Earth but also what your personal slice of it looks like – maybe soon in real-time."
place  location  mapping  maps  participatory  newmedia  visualization  locative  mobile  location-aware  socialnetworks  participation 
october 2008 by robertogreco
PhD Dissertation | Anne Galloway - A Brief History of the Future of Urban Computing and Locative Media
"The dissertation builds on available sociological approaches to understanding everyday life in the networked city to show that emergent technologies reshape our experiences of spatiality, temporality and embodiment. It contributes to methodological innovation through the use of data bricolage and research blogging 1, which are presented through experimental and recombinant textual strategies; and it contributes to the field of science and technology studies by bringing together actor-network theory with the sociology of expectations in order to empirically evaluate an area of cutting-edge design."
annegalloway  urbancomputing  ubicomp  urban  urbanism  mobile  phones  locative  pervasive  computing  anthropology  sociology  play  research  media  design 
september 2008 by robertogreco
Adobe - Developer Center : The invisible city: Design in the age of intelligent maps
"In this condition of total urbanity, maps as navigational tools for the physical traversal of space are supplanted by intelligent maps for navigating a contemporary space in which the physical becomes a layer of data in a global informational space."
cartography  stamendesign  mapa  mapping  information  ubicomp  locative  location-based  geography  urbanism  trends  software  design  sociology  gps  gis  kazysvarnelis 
july 2008 by robertogreco
Near Future Laboratory » iPhone for Hertzian Space
"curious to see how platforms that are aware of location & support direct participation in creation of “apps”...away from desktop...can create new kinds of mechanisms for maintaining & knitting together networks of social relations & creation of new k
julianbleecker  iphone  applications  maps  mapping  space  architecture  social  locative  location-based  culture  knowledge  networks  networking  socialnetworks  urbanism  hertzianspace  geoweb  urbancomputing  twitter  platial  plazes  dodgeball  csiap  ios 
july 2008 by robertogreco
Interactive City - Redefining the Basemap - Sant
"looks at the city as a space of events, defined by the ways in which it is used rather than the orthogonal geometry by which it is constructed; and highlights several key examples from the history of urban planning and art practice that provide models fo
mapping  gps  maps  situationist  wayfinding  urbanism  urban  theory  philosophy  locative  location-based  mobile  phones  collaborative 
july 2008 by robertogreco
Technology Liberation Front » Archive » The Next Great Technopanic: Wireless Geo-Location / Social Mapping
"likely harm is being greatly over-stated...self-help tools & controls are being completely ignored...if you do choose to purchase or use these services, you must take active steps to share your information to others"
via:preoccupations  children  location  locative  location-based  mapping  privacy  security  tracking  wireless  mobile 
july 2008 by robertogreco
Loopt Brings Yelp Reviews to 3G iPhone - ReadWriteWeb
"Loopt enables users to broadcast their status to a broad set of services and find interesting locations and reviews nearby. Their latest release for the iPhone integrates microblogging and reviews from Yelp into its interface"
iphone  applications  socialnetworking  location  location-based  locative  yelp  loopt  geography  ios 
july 2008 by robertogreco
Richard Florida and The Creative Class Exchange: Location, Location, Location
"Not so long ago universities were closing down their geography departments. For my money GIS, (geographic information systems, high-tech mapping data and software) looks like it has to be one of the hottest fields around."
cities  geography  trends  location  location-based  locative  richardflorida  mapping  maps 
june 2008 by robertogreco
TOPP [Tagging of Pacific Predators] - "Follow the adventures of leatherback turtles, white sharks, elephant seals, salmon sharks, albatross, and 18 other species on TOPP"
"began in 2000 as one of 17 projects of the Census of Marine Life, an ambitious 10-year, 80-nation endeavor to assess and explain the diversity and abundance of life in the oceans, and where that life has lived, is living, and will live."
via:tomc  sharks  animals  biology  birds  classideas  data  environment  fish  geography  maps  mapping  reference  research  science  interactivity  locative  location-based  tagging  oceans  wildlife  nature  turtles  realtime  tracking  pacific  marine 
june 2008 by robertogreco
Sense Networks
"Sense Networks, Inc. indexes the real world using real-time and historical location data for predictive analytics across multiple industries."
mobile  phones  geotagging  gps  geocoding  data  location  location-based  location-aware  locative  mapping  datamining  maps  statistics  sensors  sensing  aggregator  realtime  privacy  geolocation  tracking 
june 2008 by robertogreco
Citysense - Powered by Sense Networks - "Citysense was built to show you where the action is, right now."
"Using a billion points of GPS and WiFi positioning data from the last few years – plus real-time feeds – Citysense sees S.F. from above and puts the top live hotspots in your hand. You don't even need to sign up, just go to citysense.com on your Blac
mobile  social  visualization  maps  mapping  iphone  sanfrancisco  aggregator  ubicomp  ubiquitous  geolocation  geotagging  gps  citysense  blackberry  bayarea  geography  data  location-based  locative  statistics  socialnetworking  socialsoftware  urbancomputing  urbanism  urban  travel  socialmedia  local 
june 2008 by robertogreco
Official Google Mobile Blog: Google enables Location-aware Applications for 3rd Party Developers
"we wanted 3rd party developers to also have access to the same location technology across multiple platforms. Gears for Windows Mobile and Android already contain location APIs and we expect to see an explosion of mobile applications that use location te
android  gps  google  location  locative  location-based  jaiku  iphone  mobile  phones  applications  maps  mapping  via:preoccupations  ios 
june 2008 by robertogreco
Citysense: Lets You Know What Everybody's Doing - O'Reilly Radar
"The current release of Citysense answers the question "Where's Everybody?" In the future you can expect Citysense to start to answer the question "Where's everybody like me?"."
location  mapping  maps  sensors  gps  realitymining  datamining  cities  privacy  citysense  visualization  data  mobile  phones  urban  tracking  technology  locative  location-based 
june 2008 by robertogreco
Proboscis | Social Tapestries
"research programme exploring the potential benefits and costs of local knowledge mapping and sharing, what we have termed the public authoring of social knowledge. Proboscis is running a series of projects investigating the social and cultural benefits o
urban  mapping  maps  annotation  participation  participatory  collaborative  democracy  mobile  cities  meta  urbanism  interaction  environment  learning  locative  planning  education  design  technology  research 
june 2008 by robertogreco
Hide & Seek Festival 2008 : Social Games and Playful Experiences
"The festival celebrates the creative and social aspects of gaming, and invites artists from all disciplines to experiment with game design as a creative tool. This year sees projects from Blast Theory, Gideon Reeling, Momus, Jane McGonigal, and Coney, as
games  play  gaming  events  arg  pervasive  festivals  london  architecture  art  cities  gamedesign  gps  location  locative  location-based  social  technology  biggames  blasttheory 
june 2008 by robertogreco
Technology Review: Smart Phone Suggests Things to Do
"New software uses artificial intelligence to infer your behavior and serve up appropriate lists of restaurants, stores, and events."
future  geoweb  mobile  location  phones  maps  mapping  local  locative  location-based 
june 2008 by robertogreco
trackstick
" We lead the world in the field of GPS technologies, tracking, and data collection techniques. We will continue to develop innovative products and software that can be used to protect families, help law enforcement personnel, and allow government agencie
googleearth  gps  hardware  privacy  tracking  arg  gadgets  location  location-based  locative  maps  mapping  surveillance 
june 2008 by robertogreco
iMedia Connection: Alternate Reality Gaming 101
"Curious about ARGs and how to use them in your campaign? Get the history of, and best uses for, this up-and-coming marketing technique."
gamedev  games  gamedesign  arg  pervasive  play  gps  locative  marketing 
june 2008 by robertogreco
Earth Gadgets
"The Trackstick records its own location, time, date, speed, heading and altitude at preset intervals. With over 1Mb of memory, it can store months of travel information. The Trackstick is the perfect tool for individuals looking for a way to track anythi
gps  location  locative  mapping  tracking  classideas  via:russelldavies  arg 
june 2008 by robertogreco
BuddyPing
"Buddyping is a whole new way of keeping in touch with people using your mobile. It enables you to pinpoint the location of your mates and invite them to join you if they are nearby."
mobile  phones  geography  geolocation  location  locative  location-based  awareness  ambientintimacy  socialsoftware  social  context-awareness  socialnetworks  socialnetworking 
may 2008 by robertogreco
The long here and the big now « Adam Greenfield’s Speedbird
"The “long here” part is, I think, a little easier to make out; we’ve already seen how easily we can lay a persistently retrievable history of the things that are done and witnessed there over any place that can specified with lat/long coordinates. Whenever I’ve used the phrase “anchoring subjectivities,” this is what I was thinking of: place now has visible depth in time.

What about “the big now,” though? It’s shorthand for the enhanced and deepened sense of simultaneity – of the world’s massive parallelism – that certain digital artifacts lend us. The most concrete example I can come up with is my experience of Twitter, which, like one of the great NYTE visualizations, though more subtly and expressively, quite clearly reveals the great waves of activity and slumber sweeping over the globe. A ten-minute interval may see reports of friends’ experiencing rush-hour frustrations in the Bay Area, dining out in New York, and late night dancing in London, a notable lacuna in pings from Brussels or Torino or Helsinki, and then the first groggily pre-caffeinated dispatches from Seoul and Tokyo. For me, at least, it’s been difficult to see my New York through quite the same eyes, when every time I get my phone out I feel the entire planet’s deeper rhythms working themselves out.

I’m willing to bet that these are among the factors which will do the most to bend and shape our experience of urban place in the next few years to come."
adamgreenfield  experience  flickr  place  urban  twitter  time  technology  space  history  gamechanging  ephemeralization  urbanism  ubicomp  ubiquitous  location  locative  location-based  everyware  informatics  longhere  bignow 
may 2008 by robertogreco
Calit2 : ActiveCampus project
"ActiveClass enables collaboration between students & professors by serving as visual moderator for classroom discussion...Explorer uses person's context to help engage them in campus life...provides suite of location-based services such as buddy presence
sandiego  ucsd  presence  location-based  locative  awareness  education  learning  schools  colleges  universities  teaching  calit2  mobile  phones  mobility 
may 2008 by robertogreco
[this is aaronland] We do it for the war stories, right? - FireDopplGängEaglr
"The answer is yes. It means you can use (drum solo, please) Flickr::Upload::FireEagle to not only geotag your photos but, in turn, use your photos to update FireEagle itself."
fireeagle  dopplr  flickr  geotagging  photography  mobile  phones  nokia  locative  location  location-based  maps  mapping 
april 2008 by robertogreco
schweddy eagle (tecznotes)
"application I just wrote that yanks your location from Fire Eagle and tells you what NPR stations are in your area. You could use it with a jesus phone, perhaps in a rental car, to find quality radio wherever you happen to be."
fireeagle  radio  search  npr  local  locative  location-based 
april 2008 by robertogreco
brightkite.com
"Location-based social networking - Discover who visits your favorite places. See where your friends are and what they're up to, in real time. Meet people around you. Reveal your location, befriend, & chat with people around you.
brightkite  bikes  socialnetworking  notifications  mobile  phones  mobility  location  location-based  locative  awareness  proximity  communication  email  gps  im  services  sms  social  networks  socialsoftware  socialnetworks  geolocation  messaging  webapp  community  iphone  geotagging  twitter  tumblr  hyperlocal 
april 2008 by robertogreco
Brightkite Blog
"location-based social network that enables people to take their online profiles with them into the real-world and make real-world friends. Users can see where their friends are and what they’re up to all while maintaining comprehensive degrees of priva
brightkite  bikes  socialnetworking  notifications  mobile  phones  mobility  location  location-based  locative  awareness  proximity  communication  email  gps  im  services  sms  social  networks  socialsoftware  iphone 
april 2008 by robertogreco
Enkin: navigation reinvented
"new handheld navigation concept...displays location-based content in unique way that bridges gap between reality & classic map-like representations...combines GPS, orientation sensors, 3D graphics, live video, several web services and a novel user interf
android  google  geolocation  geotagging  visualization  location  location-based  locative  maps  navigation  wayfinding  gps  software  handheld  mobile  phones  embedded  mapping 
april 2008 by robertogreco
SENSEable City
"increasing deployment of sensors & hand-held electronics...allowing new approach to study of built environment...way we describe & understand cities is being radically transformed - alongside the tools we use to design them & impact on physical structure
mit  architecture  urban  design  technology  visualization  research  megacities  ubicomp  ubiquitous  programming  sensing  semanticweb  urbancomputing  surveillance  simulations  psychogeography  globalization  location-aware  location  locative  mapping  maps  geography  geolocation  datavisualization  data  culture  space  environment  interaction  interactive  interface  landscape  mobile  demographics 
april 2008 by robertogreco
pachube.com :: connecting environments, patching the planet
"enables people to tag and share real time sensor data from objects, devices and spaces around the world...key aim is to facilitate interaction between remote environments, both physical and virtual. Apart from enabling direct connections between any two
data  environment  usmanhaque  via:timo  locative  location  location-based  ubicomp  spimes  everyware  pervasive  sensors  blogjects  sustainability  arduino  processing  geography  diy  aggregator  geotagging  maps  mapping  programming  electronics 
april 2008 by robertogreco
OpenSpime - project of WideTag Inc, technology infrastructure company providing hardware & software solutions for open Internet of Things
"Our technology enables individuals and corporations to better understand their environment, through the use of a series of GPS-enabled sensors. We provide a set of open APIs and communication protocols to manage the data collected."
geolocation  gps  spimes  rfid  sensors  climatechange  internet  network  hardware  brucesterling  ambient  location  locative  location-based  monitoring  everyware  future  ubicomp  ubiquitous  visualization  mobile  carbon  via:timo 
april 2008 by robertogreco
I Saw The Future Of Social Networking The Other Day
"Once this network is established, you’ll know everyone’s name who’s around you (if they choose to share it), and enough basic information to jog your memory if you know them, or meet them if there’s mutual interest."
iphone  applications  socialnetworking  networking  michaelarrington  socialsoftware  socialnetworks  future  nearfuture  experience  jaiku  attention  location  location-based  locative  location-aware  mobile  phones  socialmedia  trends  ios 
april 2008 by robertogreco
IPhone: Twinkle, the iPhone Twitter Client, Adds Location Features
"Twinkle lets you use the iPhone's location feature to add location data to your tweets. Not only that, there's a "near me" feature that can show you tweets from people within X miles of you, which is good for organizing a meetup or party"
iphone  twitter  location  location-based  locative  webapps  software 
april 2008 by robertogreco
MOBIlearn Project - Home
"MOBIlearn is a worldwide European-led research and development project exploring context-sensitive approaches to informal, problem-based and workplace learning by using key advances in mobile technologies."
informallearning  learning  personallearning  mobile  phones  location-based  locative  location  ambient  pervasive  ubicomp  everyware  presentations  mikesharples  games  wireless 
april 2008 by robertogreco
Mike Sharples
"Professor of Learning Sciences & Director of Learning Sciences Research Institute at University of Nottingham. The focus of the LSRI is to explore theories and practices of learning and to design and evaluate novel learning technologies and environments.
informallearning  learning  personallearning  mobile  phones  location-based  locative  location  ambient  pervasive  ubicomp  everyware  presentations  mikesharples  e-learning 
april 2008 by robertogreco
SlideShare » Mike Sharple: Disruptive Mobile Learning, Evaluation Methods for Mobile Learning, Ambient Learning
"Professor of Learning Sciences & Director of Learning Sciences Research Institute at University of Nottingham. The focus of the LSRI is to explore theories and practices of learning and to design and evaluate novel learning technologies and environments.
informallearning  learning  personallearning  mobile  phones  location-based  locative  location  ambient  pervasive  ubicomp  everyware  presentations  mikesharples 
april 2008 by robertogreco
Ambient Wood I
"outdoor playful learning experience. Pervasive technologies are used to digitally augment a woodland in a contextually relevant way, enhancing the ‘usual’ physical experience available to children exploring the outdoor world."
citizenship  environment  gaming  geography  geotagging  mobile  photography  video  education  phones  learning  objects  outdoors  experience  mobilelearning  pervasive  schools  location-based  locative  spimes  ubicomp  everyware  children  flickr 
april 2008 by robertogreco
myartspace: Myartspace enables students (as part of a school visit) to collect physical objects from a cultural venue using a mobile phone, learn more about the objects that they collect, then publish their own gallery online.
Discover more about worlds of art, history & architecture...Use mobile phones, provided to your whole class, to collect & find out more...Capture memories & create online galleries of your visit...Back at school, your class can see their galleries online,
mobile  phones  learning  objects  art  history  architecture  mobilelearning  pervasive  collections  schools  location-based  locative  spimes  ubicomp  everyware  children 
april 2008 by robertogreco
MIT Media Lab: Reality Mining
"Reality Mining defines the collection of machine-sensed environmental data pertaining to human social behavior. This new paradigm of data mining makes possible the modeling of conversation context, proximity sensing, and temporospatial location throughou

[see also: http://www.technologyreview.com/read_article.aspx?ch=specialsections&sc=emerging08&id=20247]
attention  culture  technology  phones  realitymining  reality  memory  location-based  privacy  future  data  context  research  social  mobile  datamining  networks  MIT  modeling  networking  psychogeography  pervasive  context-aware  crowds  behavior  socialnetworks  socialnetworking  mobilecomputing  mobility  location  locative  compsci  psychology  socialgraph  surveillance  statistics  visualization  visual  spatial  medialab  mapping  ai  mitmedialab 
april 2008 by robertogreco
Where: Exploring the City of Tomorrow
"If Google's effort at TransITech is successful, live, up-to-date GPS-powered transit tracking for every major city in the country (and beyond) could be a reality much sooner than one might imagine."
buses  cities  culture  mapping  maps  gps  surveillance  google  future  urban  transportation  tracking  transitech  planning  policy  via:cityofsound  urbancomputing  locative  location 
march 2008 by robertogreco
MapJack - Your City Online
"Jack may look like an ordinary guy, but he sure gets around, with the help of us of course -- a small team dedicated to high quality Immersive Street-Side Imagery, and bringing mass coverage online."
search  mapping  maps  locative  sanfrancisco  googlemaps  travel  streetview  panorama  geolocation  virtualworlds  visualization  virtualization  virtual  streets 
march 2008 by robertogreco
..::: Mogi :::..
"players move outside, pick up virtual items through mobile phone then trade w/ other players to complete collections...based on players' location...from Web interface, players see in real time on 3D map positions of connected players, collection items."
japan  interface  gps  geotagging  games  gaming  pervasive  mobile  phones  ubiquitous  ubicomp  tokyo  location  locative  location-based  moshimonsters  videogames  virtualworlds  navigation  social 
march 2008 by robertogreco
wikinear.com, OAuth and Fire Eagle
"wikinear.com...It’s a simple site that does just one thing: show you a list of the five Wikipedia pages that are geographically closest to your current location. It’s designed (or not-designed) to be used mainly from mobile phones."
fireeagle  gps  maps  openid  wikipedia  locative  location-based  location  mobile  phones  geography  mapping  googlemaps 
march 2008 by robertogreco
Google Earth Blog: Deer Blogs His Own GPS Position in Google Earth
"In what may be a short-lived cool geo hack of the day, a deer named "Thor" now has his own blog where he shares his GPS position every five minutes. Someone named 'Siberian' at the Google Earth Community posted how he managed to make this happen"
googleearth  geography  gps  animals  location  locative 
march 2008 by robertogreco
The New Cartographers -- In These Times
:For some, mapping has become a vibrant new language—a way to interpret the world, find like-minded folks and make fresh, sometimes radical, perspectives visible. For others, maps portend threats to privacy and freedom of movement."
cartography  mapping  maps  Geography  visualization  gs  trends  psychogeography  geolocation  googlemaps  gps  surveillance  technology  locative  culture  grassroots 
march 2008 by robertogreco
Whrrl: Share real-world adventures and discover places, events, and people through the chronicles of others.
"Social discovery for the real world. Your friends and the places and events they "touch" light up so you can pick what's interesting to you. You control your privacy to share what you want with only the people you select."
mobile  phones  location  location-based  locative  geotagging  geocoding  microblogging  maps  mapping  socialmedia  socialnetworking  socialnetworks  search  local  gps  googlemaps  iphone  applications  csiap  ios 
march 2008 by robertogreco
The city in the age of web 2.0 a new synergistic relationship between place and people - Information, Communication & Society
"how development of Web 2.0 resources is providing new ways of seeing, experiencing & understanding the city...particular focus on increasing role of user-generated geolocational data & opportunities this affords to reimagine & experience metropolis"
via:grahamje  cities  urbanism  urban  academia  geography  locative  location-based  experience  mapping  maps  research  web2.0 
march 2008 by robertogreco
Matt McAlister » What would happen if the Internet knew where you were?
"Online media today is less about hosting web sites that push out HTML pages every day. It’s real power is derived from treating media as a service or rather about helping data find data. Fire Eagle is a great model of this world."
fireeagle  geotagging  location  maps  yahoo  location-based  locative  services 
march 2008 by robertogreco
Fire Eagle
"Secure & stylish way to share your location w/ sites & services online while giving you unprecedented control over your data & privacy. We're here to make whole web respond to your location & help you to discover more about world around you."
fireeagle  yahoo  location  location-based  geography  geotagging  geolocation  gps  mapping  maps  software  tomcoates  webapps  webdev  location-aware  locative  api  webdesign 
march 2008 by robertogreco
Long Views » Blog Archive » Tracking our little heres for the long now
"Artist collaborative plan b makes location-specific works & performances exploring dynamics of narrative & time...visualize GPS data by translating time-stamped coordinates into lines, creating time-lapse animations superimposed on maps of their location
longnow  location  psychogeography  geography  place  movement  gps  drawing  animation  locative  location-based  maps  mapping  art 
march 2008 by robertogreco
Daniel Belasco Rogers
"I am an artist who works with psychogeography, accidents and personal history through new media, locative media technology, performance, drawing and writing."
art  artist  geography  psychogeography  gps  locative  location-based  maps  mapping  interactive  media  performance  drawing  technology  artists 
march 2008 by robertogreco
Technology Review: TR10: Reality Mining
"Sandy Pentland is using data gathered by cell phones to learn about human behavior."
attention  culture  technology  mobile  phones  realitymining  reality  networking  memory  locative  location  location-based  social  behavior  privacy  future  data  context 
february 2008 by robertogreco
hypercities
"Hypercities is a revolutionary aggregation platform built out of and on top of real cities: it augments the space and time of the phyical world with the information web and renders the experience of the WWW georgraphic and temporal"
cities  multimedia  participatory  visualization  urban  mapping  maps  media  locative  digital 
february 2008 by robertogreco
Orange Cone: Firefox 3 Places: Geotagging Browser History and the Site Diet
"The idea is to use Firefox 3's new Places bookmarking and history service to store the location of where a web page was viewed, and to allow users to sort their history based on location in addition to time and alphabetically (the two current options)."
places  firefox  geocoding  geolocation  location  locative  awareness  bookmarking  via:migurski 
february 2008 by robertogreco
Click opera - Walkscapes, strollology, and the politics of promenade
"people in the art world - who look on behalf of the rest - who've taken it upon themselves to see what landscape has become - landscape as recorded by modern versions of Rousseau's Solitary Walker. But Rousseau didn't have locative media."
art  momus  walking  urban  urbanism  psychogeography  space  place  landscape  cities  location  locative  gps  observation 
february 2008 by robertogreco
JotYou: Location-Based Mobile Phone Messaging - ReadWriteWeb
"send a text message to someone's cell phone and they will receive the SMS message only when they enter into the exact location you specify... example: message that will send you a text message when you drive near the supermarket as reminder"
location  locative  location-based  memory  place  ubiquitous  ubicomp  everyware  mobile  sms  phones  messaging  social  maps  mapping 
february 2008 by robertogreco
JotYou™ - Location Based Mobile Messaging
"JotYou™ is location based messaging for your mobile phone. Greet your friends when they are in your neighborhood! Have fun with scavenger hunts, mobile hide and seek, or other games you make up!"
location  locative  location-based  memory  place  ubiquitous  ubicomp  everyware  mobile  sms  phones  messaging  social  maps  mapping 
february 2008 by robertogreco
The end of the bus timetable | MetaFilter
"Helsinki City Transport is currently fitting *its entire fleet* with Linux servers. Not only will each bus or tram become a travelling wireless hotspot, but you will be able to see exactly where in the city your new bus actually is. Meaning that you only
everyware  helsinki  public  transit  urbancomputing  locative  mobile  phones  linux  maps  mapping  transportation  buses  technology  via:adamgreenfield 
january 2008 by robertogreco
EveryScape
"EveryScape isn't an online world, it's the world online. EveryScape takes you from the streets to the sidewalks and through the doors of the world's cities and tours. Letting businesses organizations and consumers build and share their world the way they
maps  mapping  photography  virtualworlds  virtual  urbanism  travel  tourism  visualization  visual  geotagging  collaborative  location  locative  local  navigation  360  3d  buildings  cities  collaboration  internet  online  webapps 
january 2008 by robertogreco
EveryBlock: A news feed for your block.
"The easiest way to keep track of what’s happening on your block, in your neighborhood and all over your city — like restaurant inspections in Chinatown, crimes in the Loop or everything around 473 Kent Ave."
aggregator  business  cartography  cities  citizenjournalism  chicago  nyc  civics  community  crime  data  database  datavisualization  government  hyperlocal  information  multimedia  media  maps  mapping  locative  location  local  location-based  networking  newmedia  outside.in  socialnetworking  social  software  visualization  webdesign  travel  urban  usability  journalism  innovation  sanfrancisco  news  neighborhoods  webdev 
january 2008 by robertogreco
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