The 8th edition of the Wherecamp took place in Berlin again. It's my first time at this conference focused on mapping and location. Many interesting talks give an overview on current trends and topics. Here are my notes and highlights.
Sarah Jeong writes on The Verge that she got a Tamagotchi recently and realized that all the meaningless beeping and button pushing reminds her of our smartphone usage today. We got trained into responding and taking care of each notification.
Cryptocurrencies are a real hype right now. Everyone jumps on board, hoping to make some money. I tested it out, too, to understand it a bit more. But it doesn’t feel right — so I sold my few coins and quit. Here are my doubts and reasons for feeling uncomfortable with those currencies.