Messing With Fate

Keen, Andrew
June 2012
Atlantic;Jun2012, Vol. 309 Issue 5, p34
The article discusses smartphone software applications that cater to "social discovery," that is, applications such as Highlight that alert people to the proximity of friends or unknown people whom smartphone owners would be interested in meeting. Topics include the technological engineering of serendipity according to Brett Martin, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sonar software company, and the March 2012 South by Southwest technology festival in Texas.


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