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Mr Operator on Google Latitude: No One Saw This Coming

After publishing Andrew of Rummble‘s super take on Google Latitude last week (Latitude: Google’s Trojan Horse (or, Why Who’s Nearby Is Not A Business)), I’m delighted to bring you a brand new Mr Operator piece. He’s been crazy busy over recent weeks and, indeed months, I’m sorry I haven’t been able to bring you more […]

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Google Latitude’s #1 Problem Can’t Be Fixed

You can’t fix trust. Not with a click of a button. Have a read of this: 1 in 3 Australians will snoop in the phones of their partners (according to a Virgin Mobile survey). 60% of them do it when their partner is in the shower. 41% do it with their partner in view. (quote […]

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Google Latitude arrives to rip the arse out of mobile location services

I did a call on Twitter for 140 character (or more) immediate reactions to Google’s modification to Google Maps. The new feature, Latitude, is a setting on the menu of Google Maps 3.0 available for download today. Now you can see your Google friends visually on Google Maps. It works rather well and the ramifications […]