Getting both more mobile and widely accepted, Internet devices penetrate deeply into the use of good old space. For example by offering new digital services to the physical environment, like innovative iPhone software like Japanese Sekai Camera does by virtually tagging spaces and places.
I believe that it takes some personal interest on a subject to develop a smartphone application for that. I guess that’s what happened to Eric Lo, a young media designer from San Francisco, who likes to eat street tacos and was frustrated by not being able to track one easily, due to their pop-up nature. Lo developed FoodCarts, a prototype iOS application that allows its user to find a food cart in and around San Francisco in real-time.
The city is filled with an invisible landscape of networks, but now we can see more and more of them. Wow! This is a great new invention that we waited for since so much digital information flows through the air. It is fascinating that a whole economy of information uses an infrastructure that we can’t see….