I’ve setup a new blog richardboardman.com for my freelance UX research consultancy business. I’ll still keep posting personal stuff on travel, Hundi, inane stuff here. However, posts related to technology, user experience, usability and other “serious stuff” will be over there.
Sneak Preview: The anti-social uses of highly social check-in sites
My first post discusses how location-based “checkin” social networks can provide a useful personal history of your journey around the physical world – for one’s own use. Thats right, this most social of web applications can act as a personal information management tool for the most anti-social and introverted of people. I discuss why I find this useful (in addition to the social side of things) and how to extract your history foursquare into your personal calendar. Read on here.