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Fitsquare – a foursquare app that guides you towards a healthy, balanced lifestyle

fitsquare is a research project undertaken by Sam Smith (final year computer science student at the University of Lincoln) which sends users real-time messages in order to encourage them to check in to healthy venues on foursquare. ...

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“Power of Minds” Hack for Honda

Last weekend I was privileged to be invited to participate in a commercial hack day as part of Honda's "Dream Factory" initiative. Hosted at the Guardian offices and organised by Rewired State, the hack saw 23 developers from across the country feverishly developing prototypes and concepts based on ...

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Fearsquare.com – How dangerous is your life?

What is it? LiSC are currently conducting a study based on people's perception of crime using an individuals location data (Foursquare) and crime statistics driven by the Police.Uk website. If you're interested then head over to Fearsquare.com and see ...

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Bluetooth – Quietly Ubiquitous

Last year we had a discussion over the use of Bluetooth technologies and how we could potentially utilise them to create context aware mobile applications including games and sensor-ware. Current and emerging sensor technologies are always of interest ...

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