TITLE

Messing With Fate

AUTHOR(S)
Keen, Andrew
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Atlantic;Jun2012, Vol. 309 Issue 5, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
76114206

 

Related Articles

  • FACEBOOK FOR FAMILIES. Atkins, Drew // Seattle Business;Feb2014, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p12 

    The article offers a preview of SquareHub, a social networking mobile application aimed primarily at families, which is being funded by executives from technology companies such as America Online (AOL) and Amazon.com.

  • The last gasp for social networking?  // Computer Weekly;3/25/2014, p27 

    The article presents a humorous discussion of "anti-social networking" applications such as Cloak, founded by developer Chris Baker.

  • NETBOT. FRIEDMAN, LEX // Macworld;Feb2013, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p54 

    The article evaluates the social networking mobile device application Netbot, winner of a 2012 Editors' Choice Award from "Macworld" magazine.

  • Unplug: It's good for the soul, and for business. ALEXANDER, JASON // New Hampshire Business Review;9/19/2014, Vol. 36 Issue 20, p22 

    The article provides the author's view on issues concerning the health impact of responding to all texts, emails, Facebook messages, and tweets.

  • TalkSport adds social elements to mobile app to let users discuss on-air topics. Joseph, Seb // New Media Age;6/2/2011, p6 

    The article features the revamped mobile application of sports radio station TalkSport, to be launched in August 2011, which will enable users to contact the station directly from their Facebook and Twitter accounts.

  • TWEETBOT. FRIEDMAN, LEX // Macworld;Nov2012, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p46 

    The article evaluates the online social networking mobile device application Tweetbot.

  • Guest editorial: Special issue on algorithms, systems and applications in mobile social networks. Zhu, Haojin; Xu, Kuai; Lu, Xiang // Peer-to-Peer Networking & Applications;Mar2017, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p293 

    An introduction is presented in which the guest editor discusses various reports within the issue on mobile phone-based social networking.

  • The Do's and Don'ts of Mobile Devices at Your Place of Worship. Caston, Jason // Chicago Citizen - Hyde Park Edition;7/16/2014, Vol. 25 Issue 34, p2 

    The article offers suggestions on using mobile devices at place of worship. Suggestions are offered to keep mobile device in silent mode and not answer phone calls while during prayer service at place of worship. Suggestions are offered to download a worship application and share inspirational...

  • Must-haves for each platform.  // Techlife Australia (Bauer Media Group);Feb2014, Issue 21, p37 

    The article presents information on the mobile device applications including Shutterstock for getting commercial-looking images, Socl, a social calendar from Microsoft Corp., and CanOpener for Headphones, an application for making headphones like live speaker setups.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics