The Data Behind the Photo

I’ve been thinking about sharing more photos online via Twitter and Facebook but was curious what information was actually being shared when I uploaded a picture.  I’ve done some sleuthing and it turns out the answer is a lot. Similar to a webpage having source code...

Google Latitide to Status/Blog

A close friend (“cc” aka Chris Crosby) sent this to me yesterday but I’m just getting around to checking it out this morning; http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/05/more-ways-to-share-your-google-latitude.html Two items: “Google Talk location status (beta)...

Google Latitide Privacy: +1 for Google

Here’s a very important note on Google’s belief of privacy: http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2009/03/exclusive-google-takes-stand-location-privacy-alon The key point; “Google has confirmed that its policy will be to require a wiretap order before...

Initial Thoughts on the 3G iPhone [Updated]

Based on some urging from the Kuhn brothers, here are some of my preliminary thoughts on the [16GB] 3G iPhone. Since it’s too easy to find fan-boy sites hailing the iPhone, I’m going to err on the critical side. Also, considering I use non-Apple applications the...