Tag Archives: mobile

Incoming is about predicting behavior

Originally posted on incoming-media.com, to introduce my next challenge as it emerges from stealth mode. This guy is Kurt Lewin. He’s the daddy of social psychology. In 1936, Lewin tweeted “behavior is a function of the person and their environment.” … Continue reading

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The Next Challenge

Last month I departed Xumii after a fantastic two and a half years. It was my absolute pleasure to lead such a massively talented group of Engineers to build our mobile social networking platform. What a ride we shared! From … Continue reading

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5 Gadgets For Running

Early this morning I ran my first half-marathon. We started over the Sydney Harbour Bridge, ran around the City, and ended up at the Sydney Opera House. It was a beautiful day and a great experience. My recent running adventures … Continue reading

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Social Browsing on your iPhone with Safari Browser Extensions

Plug-ins, add-ons, extensions – every desktop browser supports them: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari. Third party developers can easily add features to these web browsers to enhance our web browsing pleasure. But what about the mobile browser on … Continue reading

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GeoMeme adds Google Buzz to detect real-time geo-located trends

If you’ve been using Google Buzz on a mobile phone recently, you would know that you can choose between two filters to the real-time stream of content: Social – choose ‘Following’ to filter the stream based on your social graph, … Continue reading

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Mobile awesomeness, innovation and disruption

The good people at MitchelLake recently asked me to write an article about mobile technology. So I created a list of awesomeness, innovation and disruption, including topics such as ‘Mobile is big’, ‘Phones are getting better’, and ‘People pay for … Continue reading

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OpenAustralia Hackfest: ‘Mobile + Geo + Social’ slides

I popped into the OpenAustralia Hackfest at the weekend to learn and talk about some of the latest developments in the Gov2.0 revolution. There are now some quite interesting public datasets available, and the developer community is hard at work … Continue reading

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Location-aware mobile web apps using Google Maps v3 + geolocation

When hiring Engineers, I always look for evidence of pet projects, so recently I thought it was fair to create one of my own: GeoMeme, the fun way to measure and share real-time local twitter trends. Visitors to GeoMeme choose … Continue reading

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Fast map re-location using Google Static Maps v2 + geocoder

GeoMeme is a pet project of mine. It’s a web app, and also a mobile web app for iPhone and Android, that measures real-time local twitter trends. Visitors to GeoMeme choose a location on the map, and two search terms … Continue reading

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Xumii acquired by Myriad Group

Exciting news: Xumii has been acquired by Myriad Group (SIX:MYRN). We are now part of Europe’s largest mobile technology business with software in more than 2 billion phones. This is great for Xumii as it means we can take our … Continue reading

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GeoMeme: measure and share real-time local twitter trends

I am pleased to announce the launch of GeoMeme, the fun way to measure and share real-time local twitter trends. I got thinking about this when a recent Los Angeles earthquake was being measured in tweets per second rather than … Continue reading

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How to measure Twitter trending topics

2009 has already seen some big Twitter moments, including Michael Jackson’s death and memorial service, #iranelection, Oprah’s mainstreaming, and the race between @aplusk and @cnn to reach 1 million followers. But how can we objectively measure and compare the scale … Continue reading

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Mobile Social Technology and Alternate Reality Gaming (ARG)

Today I spent an enjoyable couple of hours at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), learning about Multi Platform Content, and talking about Mobile Social Technology & Alternate Reality Gaming (ARG). We examined some emerging mobile social technologies, … Continue reading

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Xumii @ DEMOfall

We’re going to DEMOfall ’08, how exciting! Stand 61.

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iphone.hitching.net and m.hitching.net launch

Thanks to the wonderful MoFuse I have been able to launch two mobile websites while sitting in bed tonight; iphone.hitching.net if you are one of the 1,000,000 people who bought a shiny new iPhone 3G over the weekend, and m.hitching.net … Continue reading

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