Wednesday, August 20, 2008

The Case for my Location Based App

According to my Google Reader and, an article was published today relaying: "Taking a step that professors may view as a bit counterproductive, some universities are doling out Apple iPhones and Internet-capable iPods to students."

The implications:
  • Bridging the digital divide (and reaching the medically underserved) ... many more people own phones, but not necessarily computers. Eventually data plans will become more affordable, and even before then, I'll wager that location-based technology would become standard even sooner.
  • Student health outreach in a college community, and best of all ...
  • An audience for my location-based health app proposed a couple days ago -- scroll down to August 15.

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