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Why Apple Tracker-Gate Is the Future of Journalism

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, April 22 2011

What an unnamed iPhone user's location file looks like after being run through programmers Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden's iPhone Tracker app. There have been some grumbling in tech circles ever since Apple ... Read More

Why's Foursquare NASA's Latest Frontier?

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, October 22 2010

International Space Station Commander and NASA astronaut Doug Wheelock opened up a new frontier for NASA when, earlier today, he checked in on the location-based game-slash-social-platform Foursquare -- from space! Read More

Tweets from Tehran? Understanding How Twitter Handles Location

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, June 16 2009

Here's one point worth keeping in mind if your methods for keeping tabs on what's taking place in Iran include using Twitter's Advanced Search feature set to aggregate tweets from within, say, 250 miles of Tehran. Read More