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6/6/2013

Pedestrian navigation, anyone? Movea's data fusion solutions, which include data and processing models, engines, and ecosystem-enabling tools for rapid prototyping, development, and integration, may be just the thing for context-aware applications.
Pedestrian navigation, anyone? Movea's data fusion solutions, which include data and processing models, engines, and ecosystem-enabling tools for rapid prototyping, development, and integration, may be just the thing for context-aware applications.

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Rob Spiegel
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Re: Psychoanalysis shows Freudian tendencies
Rob Spiegel   6/6/2013 7:38:10 PM
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Creeped out? I agree Chuck. Yet Big Mother will find a welcome place in our lives if she saves time and makes daily tasks easier. I've been surprised by the acceptance of GPS in the form of a woman's voice. I find it annoying, but I've watched the acceptance -- a daily task made easier.

Charles Murray
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Re: Psychoanalysis shows Freudian tendencies
Charles Murray   6/6/2013 7:24:04 PM
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I suppose this was inevitable, given the power of MEMS. But I have a feeling that a lot of this contextual awareness will be wrong in many cases. I also suspect that some people will be creeped out by these capabilities, even when they're right.

JimT@Future-Product-Innovations
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Psychoanalysis shows Freudian tendencies
JimT@Future-Product-Innovations   6/6/2013 9:16:21 AM
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As frustration builds while being forced to learn the new UI of yet another new Phone, Tablet or other electronic device, I see myself lying on the proverbial Brown Leather Couch, being analyzed be Dr. Freud.  As it turns out, I hated Big Mother. 

Rising irritations would naturally subside if She just quite trying to guess what I'm thinking, and nurture my own ability to help myself using the base technology.  I mean; stop trying to constantly improve things by complicating them.

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