Jack Schofield

Freelance blogger

Jack Schofield spent the 1970s editing photography magazines before becoming editor of an early UK computer magazine, Practical Computing. In 1983, he started writing a weekly computer column for the Guardian, and joined the staff to launch the newspaper's weekly computer supplement in 1985. This section launched the Guardian’s first website and, in 2001, its first real blog. When the printed section was dropped after 25 years and a couple of reincarnations, he felt it was a time for a change....

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HYP3R's Geosocial Index creates a league table for landmarks

HYP3R's Geosocial Index creates a league table for landmarks

HYP3R has launched a sort of 'Klout score for places' such as theme parks, sports stadiums, hotels and landmarks mentioned on social media sites. But the real story is about mining social data for marketing purposes - an approach that Foursquare is already showing can be profitable

May 31, 2017 by

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