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Archive | April, 2012

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Where are your friends?

Where are your friends? Check foursquare. Check facebook places. Check for location-based tweets. Check instagram. Yipes! That’s a lot of places to check! Banjo the new iPhone app automatically checks all those services and notifies you when a friend is nearby. Pretty neat. It’s like banjo takes all the location-based services and syndicates that information […]

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Is Google replacing our brains?

Mashable had a fun infographic that talks about how Google is replacing our brains. I would argue that Google is replacing our parts of our memory, not our brains. We can still think about things, we just don’t always have to remember what those things are. Google enables us to be curious about more things. […]

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Instagram needs user lists

Instagram needs user lists

As Instagram grows bigger and bigger with the inclusion of Android phones, people need better ways to manage their friends they follow. The solution? Instagram needs lists or groups. Right now I follow 100 people. I can handle the photo feed of 100 people pretty well–mostly because everyone posts just one photo at a time. […]

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Is Instagram getting too big?

Instagram, the wildly popular photo app on iPhones, just released an Android version. I’m kinda curious how this larger audience will affect my usage of Instagram. One of the things I liked about Instagram was that is a nice small stream of photos. If more and more people join, I’m concerned that there will be […]

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