This Week in Travel Tech
Another Friday is upon us and you have some time to kill. Rather than spend your time endangering your career on Chatroulette, may we recommend some quality reading time?
Here are the articles, posts and stories that caught our eye during the past week.
Some you have probably seen, some you might have missed.
A variety of topics this week including Yelp, the future of visual search, Bing hearts Foursquare, more Foursqaure and a little Gowalla.
Talking to the Chief of Yelp, the Site That Businesses Love to Hate – New York Times
A fascinating look inside the minds at Yelp.
TED is one of our favorite sites / thought generators and Pivot does not disappoint.
Battling for survival, Lonely Planet talks about the future of their interactive strategy.
While everyone else is talking about engaging in social media, Ryanair is talking about not engaging in social media. Crazy or brilliant?
I for one welcome our new Facebook overlords.
Easily the most thought provoking article I have read all year. The internet, the future and what it holds for all of us.
Bing fights to stay relevant.
The visual history of the world’s most famous subway system…and the font that tells millions where to go.
Tech-Talch – Chatroulette – The Daily Show
So, you have never heard of Chatroulette? The Daily Show sums it up in about 6 minutes. Warning, video is not for the easily offended. Of course, neither is The Daily Show.