When People Live Their Lives Online, the Concept of Sharing Changes, Says Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel (Video)
Snapchat is a mobile app that allows users to take an image and send it to somebody else for them to view. However, all images will be deleted within 10 seconds of being shown, and the developer of the app, Evan Spiegel, thinks there is a lot more to the app than meets the eye. Evan believes that Snapchat is an example of the kind of communication events that will grow from online interaction between people in the future. People are using photos on snapchat to communicate with each other, showing each other places they are going or things they are doing. This is a broad difference to offline photos which are usually taken in a certain light to make those in the photo look more attractive or interesting.
Setting a Course to the Cloud
Albert Einstein once stated: “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” This is an interesting way to start an article, and it highlights the huge growth in technology that has been playing out over the last few decades. The article goes on to discussing why the cloud will soon play a big part of our day-to-day technology, and how and why it may be useful for our everyday lives both at work and at home.
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