We brought the data right to your doorstep…all you had to do was open your door.
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(via xkcd: Heatmap)
This week I saw a demo of the best messaging system yet. One where SMS and non-SMS messages, all calls, come to all your devices automatically. It only had one major flaw. It’s trapped on an iPhone.
—Alpha Apps—will be the gatekeepers to do everything on your phone, while every other app plays a small supporting role.
« Isoscope is a datavisualization project trying to visualize the scope of car travel within a given amount of time. In collaboration with Nokia HERE we were able to create a tool which enables the user to explore the fluctuation of traffic all over the globe ». (via flavio gortana)
A single-platform messaging app cannot win. Despite its tasteful new feature additions, however derivative they may be, Apple is playing on borrowed time.