[BNM] Help make me foolishly rich (i.e. crowd sourced input needed)

toby at globaloptima.co.uk toby at globaloptima.co.uk
Thu Feb 11 11:32:34 GMT 2010


hence the new 'Recharge stations' operated by Wayne!

Quoting Scott Lawson <scottjlawson at gmail.com>:

> The only problem with an app like this (especially a music festival over a
> couple of days) is battery life.. you'd never be able to use it cause you'd
> flatten your battery in the first day :)
>
> On 11 February 2010 11:26, Wayne Douglas <wayne at isit.gd> wrote:
>
>> haha - the friends thing is what i'm working on now - the ability to see
>> where you went is a bit harder as we can't have apps running in the bg -
>> hence you need to 'check in' with apps like gowala - there;s also the stork
>> bit - if you knew rick astley was at ur event - and where - the temptation
>> would be too much, surely? but i think the ability to create a net and have
>> info about that is handy - and perhaps i can show where we know they were
>> through out the course of the event - and play it back - it just wont be
>> exhaustive - so it will only show where they were when they opened the app.
>> the ability to create a network has loads of potential tho:
>>
>> -browse the schedule
>> -suggest event to friends/group
>> -people interested get an event added to their calendar
>> -everyone meets up and gets smashed
>>
>> sounds brill!! (i'd hate to be at a festival with that lot tho and not have
>> an iPhone!!)
>>
>> i like the clustering idea, see how popular an event is - and then stay
>> away! that depends on a few things such as uptake of the app, the people
>> who
>> are running the app are regularly checking in etc etc - i think i'll add
>> something like this as a bi-product of the add friends feature...
>>
>> the drop pin thing is already in - you can find where you are, drop a new
>> pin with whatever lable you want "waynes hotel" - "waynes wallet" - "wayne
>> in the gutter" - "waynes rehab clinic" - i'll give you a tenner for the
>> input tho :)
>>
>> w://
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 11:14 AM, PC Help Brighton <pchelpman at hotmail.com
>> >wrote:
>>
>> > how about.. 'find your tent when you are trashed at night' gps locator.
>> >
>> > 50% commission will do nicely cheers
>> >
>> > --------------------------------------------------
>> > From: "Wayne Douglas" <wayne at isit.gd>
>> > Sent: Thursday, February 11, 2010 10:27 AM
>> > To: "Brighton New Media" <bnmlist at brightonnewmedia.org>
>> > Subject: [BNM] Help make me foolishly rich (i.e. crowd sourced input
>> > needed)
>> >
>> > > yo
>> > >
>> > > i've been knocking together an iphone app for shits and giggles and i'm
>> > > just
>> > > about at the 50% mark
>> > >
>> > > here's a little vidjo:
>> > >
>> > > http://www.youtube.com/user/Isitgd (my mates workin on the art work
>> now
>> > so
>> > > don't pay too much attention to the splash screen and watermarks etc)
>> > >
>> > > what i wanted to ask was - if you were going to a major event or
>> > > conference
>> > > - what would you like to see in an iphone app tailored to that event?
>> > >
>> > > we're talking anything from barcamp brighton to glastonbury to the
>> miami
>> > > winter music conference (! yayo).
>> > >
>> > > so far i've come up with standard stuff like:
>> > >
>> > > - twitter feed of all related hash tags
>> > > - map of event with ability to pin event locations (stages, clubs,
>> hotels
>> > > etc)
>> > > - i'm working on a friends feature so you can allow people to find you
>> > and
>> > > you find them
>> > > - schedule - view full schedule, add events to your calendar with
>> alerts,
>> > > share event, find event location on map.
>> > >
>> > > so, if you could add to this, what do you think would be good?
>> > >
>> > > baring in mind it's going to help make me richer than montgomery burns,
>> > > your
>> > > thoughts are indeed, greatly appreciated :d
>> > >
>> > > w://
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