Location is all the rage these days. I am attending Where 2.
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People want to talk bout places.Foursquare-like apps are the most popular applications today among nerds.
I'll be travelling to San Jose for the next few days to attend Where 2.0 2010.
One of the best new products I saw at South by Southwest 2010 is called Bump, which allows you to exchange contact information wirelessly. Here's what the company's co-founder had to say about it.
"140 characters is all you need".Tuesday's SxSW panels are usually some of the most interesting, and one I have been looking forward to is Drew Olanoff and Brian Simpson's discussion about "Tweeting through Chemo".
The absolute best talk at South By Southwest is Gary Vaynerchuk's. Last year, I captured all of his great quotes, and this year I'm doing it again.
One of my favorite events of SxSW is Facebook's Developer Garage at The Phoenix in downtown Austin.Gareth Davis from Facebook led the event with a quick talk about social games with Facebook Connect.
My colleague Caroline McCarthy over at CNET News spotted this at SxSW in Austin, Tx this morning:Location, location, shut up already. Everyone is talking about Foursquare and Gowalla, whether it's good or bad.
Digg CEO Jay Adelson announced a brand new version of the social news site on stage last night at SxSW in Austin, Tx."We will go from 20,000 submissions to millions," said Adelson.
Some games are meant to stay on playground.Foursquare co-founder Dennis Crowley and I rallied the Austin collective for a good ol' fashioned game of four square.
Brian Solis is one of the keynote speakers at SxSW in Austin, Tx this year. He is known for writing about new media, PR, and the social web.
Finally. A good reason to use geolocation software.
South by Southwest is a serious event; people from all walks come to Austin, TX for a long weekend of panels, politics, and persuasion. After all that hard work, everyone wants to unwind and get loose.
I will never forget sitting inside Phil'z Coffee about a year ago when Scott Beale told me about Foursquare. It was a recreation of Dodgeball, a location-based social project created by Google-ditchers.