the ability to collect more user data, an opportunity to send more precise and contextual notifications, and the chance to predict user behavior inanticipatory ways.
At the app layer, it seems consumers are growing more comfortable with allowing applications to access the GPS sensor, including those apps which ask to persistently.
Been thinking about “Always-on Location” on mobile a lot lately, or “ambient location” apps which always grab our GPS coordinates. I wonder if this the moment they start to kick in?
One way to adapt to the growing darkness is to draw from another of McLuhan’s ideas: hot vs. cool media. Hot media are those that radically extend one sense in a non-participatory way. Cool media re those that extend more than one sense, in a more participatory way.
She’s wearing a “Playboy” shirt and hat that she found amid the filth, and she worries about her sister, who lost part of her hand when a garbage truck ran over her.
The Capitol, with all of its abundance of food, advanced medical care, and gadgets, is surrounded by a giant high-tech, booby-trapped WALL. The point of the Games is to burrow through the WALL to get to the material paradise of the Capitol without getting killed or caught and sent back to the Districts to starve.