Leap Year combines many of JESS3’s favorite things: the internet, entrepreneurs, and drama.
Facebook’s “Like” button recently celebrated its first birthday—noting that 10,000 sites are integrating with the social plugin daily. A week ago, the evolution of sharing widgets continued with the launch of the “Send” button.
Looking at the location pages for Tahrir square makes it seem that much more real.
Fun to see how Gowalla did Sundance. I love the idea of giving away real merchandise for doing specific virtual/digital tasks. the photos are from Andy Ellwood’s facebook
Gowalla just released some fun features, they group your airport checkins and show the distance between the 2 locations. and then for normal travel the google map is used to log your stops. Smart!
As I write this, @Astro_Ron (Ron Garan) just wrapped a briefing on stage about his experience in space and trip coming up in March 2011. To my right, there is Jason @Goldman, Twitter’s VP of Product. He just finished telling us about his educational background in astro physics and remarked of Twitter’s logo next to [...]
A week ago today, we had the pleasure of announcing NASA and Gowalla’s partnership with “The Search for the Moon Rocks” – a nationwide hunt for NASA-themed Gowalla objects which JESS3 facilitated and designed a custom U.S. map for. Turns out other people were as excited about the project as we were. The media hits [...]
NASA and location-based social networking service Gowalla have launched a new item together, the Moon Rock, which users can find in Museums, Libraries and other NASA-related points across the country. To help Gowalla users find the NASA Moon Rocks across the U.S., JESS3′s design team created a customized illustration of each location they can be [...]
According to Wikipedia, residents of the neighborhood of Fremont in Seattle, Washington, have been referring to it as “The Center of the Universe” for nearly four decades. There even stands a colorful sign post in the middle of an intersection which displays directions to the North Pole, Taiwan, and Rio de Janeiro. In honor of [...]
Flyer for the upcoming showdown between Foursquare and Gowalla at SXSW.