30 October 2005, 12:13 by mark hoekstra


This is also something I picked up at BarCamp Amsterdam

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Plazes is a grassroot approach to location-aware interaction, using the local network you are connected to as location reference. Plazes allows you to share you location with the people you know and to discover people and plazes around you. It’s the navigation system for your social life and it’s absolutely free.


plazes, what is


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...and I’ve now installed a Plazes Launcher on my workstation and on my ibook… So, from now on (and if I feel like it), you can track my whereabouts…

where is mark hoekstra

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  1. Lykle @ 30 October 2005, 14:10 :

    Dude, your home is supposedly in the middle of Groningen City-center…

  2. mark @ 30 October 2005, 14:41 :

    well, I feel at home just about anywhere :-)

    anyways, it was a mistake… ;-) I removed my address, but by doing so, it also resetted the geo-info to Groningen City-Center…

    I mean, I don’t mind this tracking-feature, but people who know me, will know my address, that’s all

  3. folkert @ 30 October 2005, 17:06 :

    Yup, maybe it would be a nice add-on if you could have your trazes only visible to friends. Right now, every Plazes-user can track my whereabouts…

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