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Social cars

Posted by in Gadgets

Cars are getting connected, that’s a fact. The first step in that process was with the TomToms connecting though bluetooth to the network to access live information. Now smartphones are replacing PNDs (slowly) and are trying to leverage on their userbase to create user-generated contents of maps and road infos (status, cops…). Coyote, a French company, is one of the pioneer in that area. They started with a dedicated device that simply used to bind a GPS chip with a database of fix and mobile radars but they evolved very…read more

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The Challenge of Displaying the Social Web

Posted by in Ventures

GigaOM is running today a story called YahooĆ¢??s Big Plan for the Social Web in 2010: Aggregate It . Aggregating the Social Web is definitely something big for 2010, and obviously Yahoo is not going to be the only one trying this. Obviously, we all are part of various social networks: some professional, some personals, some where we are active, some where we barely show up, all in the spirit of keeping in touch with our friends and following the real-time web. As such, the social networks websites are not…read more

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World of Warcraft : a mirror of your social behavior

Posted by in Web3D

While I was shaving this morning, I just realized something really fun, I have the exact same social patterns in World of Warcraft as I have in the real life. Let me explain: in WoW I’m not really part of any guild, mostly because those are really time consuming if you want to take fully advantage of what a guild can bring to your game experience. Thus I’m mostly a lonely player, yet I still go for high goals and heavy instances by gathering people from my contact list the…read more

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