SNIF Petworking

SNIF, or Social Networking in Fur, is a project from John Maeda’s Physical Language Workshop at the MIT Media Lab. The idea is built on the age old notion of petworking— meeting people through your pets. In their own words: “SNIF presents a hardware/software architecture that aims to capture pet social networks and other pet-related information as pets and their owners explore their communities.” Unfortunately, …

Dodgeball Social

As covered here earlier, Dodgeball is a mobile app that helps you navigate your social scene (assuming you live in NYC). Today they launched a new service, Dodgeball Social, which allows you to find out which of your friends are within 10 blocks of you. This feature is super simple and makes a lot of sense to me. I still believe that Dodgeball's time has …