Posts Tagged: lbms

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    The Problem With Location Based Mobile Services

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    There’s a problem with today’s crop of location based mobile services, commonly referred to as LBMS; those little apps which sit on our smartphones and allow us to geotag status updates or photos, find relevant local place information or check-in at a place. The problem isn’t one of privacy or tracking. Nor is the problem… Read more »

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    Work+ – A Fantastic Idea For A Location Based App; Shame About The Metadata Though

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    I once wrote two posts saying that people are mistaking the context (location) for the end game and that location is (also) a key context, but most people don’t know this. Two years or so after I wrote those posts, the concept of location based mobile services and location based apps shows no sign of… Read more »

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    GeoCommunity and LocNav; One Talk, Two Audiences

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    You can argue that it’s cheating or you can argue that there’s a vague degree of ecological-friendliness but sometimes you just end up recycling and repurposing a conference talk deck for more than one conference. So it was with my keynote at GeoCommunity in Nottingham last month and my keynote at the Location Business Summit… Read more »

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    Mistaking the Context for the End Game

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    This is a post about location (for a change); but it doesn’t have to be about location as it’s all about mistaking a vital element for the end game itself. I should explain. I recently got contacted by a gentleman in the US who was looking to register a lot of domain names, in a… Read more »