Foursquare switch to OpenStreetMap and simplify the access to the open data

On Wednesday February 29th, the bissextile day of 2012, Foursquare announced on his blog the switch from Google Maps to OpenStreetMaps. I hope that this transition will help the open source/data world like never before. This is the first time that an Open Source project can be improved simply using an easy, known and fun application like Foursquare.Continue reading “Foursquare switch to OpenStreetMap and simplify the access to the open data”

Facebook content management systemification

The most recent statistics speak about 800 million of Facebook active users. Zuckemberg and his staff are implementing the platform improving functions, mobile, and interactions among users and the rest of the web (like, fan, follow etc). Looking at my friends, my relatives and my collagues, I think that Facebook is not only a socialContinue reading “Facebook content management systemification”

The touchable future

Google and Microsoft are restyling the interfaces of a lot of their products and web sites. They are fighting in the office automation market, in the cloud services and in the mobile. Obviously they’ve different approach and different corporate images, but I think that there’s a convergent vision in their plans. Look at Gmail, Greader, Gmap, G+, YouTubeContinue reading “The touchable future”

Foursquare, the antisocial network

  This Sunday I signed up on Foursquare even if probably I should have signed some years ago. Honestly I’ve never have an account because I hate to subscribe web services that I don’t need, and I didn’t need it until I read about the real time deals in partnership with Groupon. Groupon in ItalyContinue reading “Foursquare, the antisocial network”

A project for a kitchen applicance

I love my job and I love especially new challenges. In these months I did a lot of interviews and every time I prepared a little digital communication project to demonstrate that I studied the company and that I’m proactive. I didn’t found any new job so I think that I’ll not repeat this approach,Continue reading “A project for a kitchen applicance”