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June 3, 2010

Back to the Future: Augmented Reality Twitter
  • This is an article about the ability to save lives by GPS and tweets whether it is during a disaster or terrorism or crime. This is a good example of the utility of ubiquitous computing. Twitter itself is only important to the equation currently--unless of course it becomes permanent and integrated into the fabric of the Internet. The recent integration of location to tweets brings more use to this safety concept. The downfall of course is the need to have a device with GPS capability and in most cases the person to be conscious and coherent. Also take into consideration the misuses of this use of technology.
  • Tags: crime, disaster, location, security, technology, terrorism, Twitter, ubiquitous computing.

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