Pinterest needs growth badly, so it is pinning places

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  1. I’m not certain this isn’t something different than desperation… it could be strategy.

    It was this post (among a few others recently,) that started my thinking about the “Internet of Locations” … as being taxonomically distinct from the Internet of People (as in social media) and the Internet of Things. They are related though … it’s sort of set intersection People, Places or Things.

    ***I took out the past from Wikipedia: the symbols didn’t come across.

    Place is the intersection of People and Things. But people are not defined by the intersection of places and things. But, go with me here …

    What’s particularly interesting are implications for big data, a la Services in the Cloud (e.g. no dependence.) If I’ve noticed the inference, smarter people than me have been acting on this for a while. Intelligent appliances won’t need the cloud to relate to their people and the places those people take them.

    Happy Holiday. Yes, someone is paying attention.

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