#location

Place shapes in NY

Foursquare’s eye candy from New York City

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新宿駅 Shinjuku Station Place Shape

Foursquare’s eye candy from Shinjuku Station

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Twitter is partnering with Foursquare for location data

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@simonowens posted a thoughtful piece on LinkedIn entitled Why Foursquare failed to reach escape velocity. I of course, have my perspective on why Foursquare has split/pivoted. (I tried to add my comment but LinkedIn wouldn’t allow me to comment. Probably too long.) Below is my comment. Simon – This is a pretty good post and have …

Why Foursquare failed to reach escape velocity

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OpenStreetMap is 10 years old! I can’t believe it’s been that long . . . Here is some eye candy -which I believe shows how the data was mapped out over time. (At least that is what I chose to believe.) Enjoy!

OpenStreetMap turns 10

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I just received this email from Foursquare. I have mixed feelings about this but I respect their decision to listen to the data (aka their users.) Love the new logo! Hi Michael, About five years ago, we launched a little app called Foursquare. As one of the first million people to sign up for Foursquare, you’ve …

Foursquare pivots

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@bryankramer sits down and interviews @scobleizer what’s happending now. I’d love to have Robert Scoble’s job!

Robert Scoble on Big Data, Real-time and distributon (video)

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Last week I was lecturing to my class on the importance of personal brands in the digital age. This is a lecture I’ve given numerous times before, with an emphasis on transparency and passion. Let them know who you really are without getting too personal Passion is what gets work done I had them look …

Location: the essential element in your personal brand

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Nice video from @davidedelman of McKinsey on social, local & mobile data.

@davidedelman of McKinsey on social, local, mobile data (video)

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One of the biggest/best things I heard at the #BigBoulder Conference at the end of June was the idea that location is the lynch pin for all data. This, of course was offered up by the guys from @Esri, and it got me thinking. Location for me has always been more than a dot on …

The Culture of Location

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