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Showing posts from October, 2013

Rise of the iBeacons by Apple

Rise of the iBeacons - Micro Location & Proximity Revolution iBeacon offers tremendous possibilities to retailers who might use the technology to power mobile payment solutions, coupon solutions and also targeted advertising. (source) to be followed...

physical and symbolic geographies

Extract from VRWI future study for Flanders on GEO that I like: Space, territory and landscape (political, social, urban, natural etc.) as the overlap between physical space and virtual space is increasingly discussed and virtual landscapes of communication are redefining our sense of space and time. The human habitat and its landscapes are being redefined in dramatic ways, and new physical and symbolic geographies are needed to explore it. Hence, social science and humanities research has a major role to play.