Today's Apps Are Turning Us Into Sociopaths | Wired Opinion | Wired.com
We’re observing the emergence of tech that doesn’t just augment our intellect and lives, but is now beginning to automate and outsource our humanity. I talked to the makers of BroApp, which sends automated daily text messages to your significant other (“seamless relationship outsourcing”). Shared here is their rationale, which I believe goes beyond just this one app -- and captures widely held convictions in the tech community we need to pay attention to.
Did the Titanfall Beta Live Up to the Hype? CASUAL FRIDAY
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In-app purchases have long contributed a significant amount of the revenues earned by app stores like Apple’s or Google’s. Research suggests the share of those revenues coming from in-app purchases has increased dramatically over the past year.