[FoRK] Grindr: a new sexual revolution?
sdw at lig.net
Sun Jul 4 13:17:54 PDT 2010
I was thinking hard about ways to do something like this 1-2 years ago, in general for any kind of friending/dating not like
Grindr specifically. Then, I considered smart phones but not many people had them so it seemed like some little device might be
Now, whole different story. I'll have a pile of ideas in that area, including various modes of "friend radar". Those would be
easy apps compared to what I've been working on. I probably have a domain name or two that would work.
And I recently mentioned being ready to do another video conferencing app, this time for Android phones just a couple weeks
before Apple announced their app for the iPhone.
I'm sticking to Android for now, much more fun environment at the moment.
On 7/4/10 10:26 AM, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> Grindr: a new sexual revolution?
> Grindr is a free phone app which lets gay men instantly pinpoint each other
> using GPS technology. It has already transformed the sex lives of 700,000 men
> around the world. But could it work in the straight market? And would it mean
> the end of monogamy?
> o Polly Vernon
> o The Observer, Sunday 4 July 2010
> Ever heard of Grindr? If you have, I'm going to guess that you are male and
> gay; or male, technically straight and somewhat curious; or the straight
> friend of a gay man. If not, allow me to enlighten you.
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