Is this the break-out app of SXSW? ;-)

Is scoble in this room?

Ewan Spence together with Tom Scott came up with this rather appropriate South-by-South-West location-based multi-dimensional context-sensitive mobile web-based application.

Quite simply it tracks the great Robert Scoble to help answer the fundamental question, Is Scoble In This Room?

All you have to do is fire up your web browser or mobile web browser to determine how close you are to the man himself. The app uses Scoble’s public information (in tweets, I suspect) to help social media folks get close to the real thing!

If you’re at SXSW, give it a shot! 😉

By Ewan

Ewan is Founder and Editor of Mobile Industry Review. He writes about a wide variety of industry issues and is usually active on Twitter most days. You can read more about him or reach him with these details.

6 replies on “Is this the break-out app of SXSW? ;-)”

Well, this is annoying. In August I started working in an app called “IsStephenFryNearby” that does exactly what this does (except with someone a little more interesting). Time pressures mean the app is still in development mode, and now someone’s beaten me to it…

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