Thursday, October 02, 2008

The Obama iPhone app

Talk about target marketing. The Obama iPhone app makes it easy to donate and call friends to persuade them to donate. Obama's campaign has been consistently adept at leveraging technology users.

No-so-Smart Mob

From BoingBoing: "A man robbed an armored car outside a Monroe, Washington bank and used a dozen unwitting accomplices to act as decoys during his getaway. He hired the accomplices on Craigslist and instructed them to wear very specific clothing."

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

How to survive ...

Not long ago, we were treated to blog posts on how to survive a zombie invasion. Now people are getting serious about how to survive a global financial meltdown. There's some overlap.

Surveying location-aware services for the iPhone

I'm late to the party on this, but TechCrunch has a nice overview, including Austin's own Moximity.