Scary app! A piece of Skynet is born.
Placeme for iOS(s aapl) and Android(s goog) may be both the scariest and amazingly futuristic smartphone app I’ve seen yet. The free software uses every sensor in your handset to track your activities, location and environment. There’s no checking in or other action you need to take; Placeme, built by Alohar Mobile, simply records everything in the background. And that creates the fullest set of personalized data I can think of: Placeme is a complete personal tracking solution.
Robert Scoble recently posted this 32-minute video with Alohar Mobile’s
Placeme’s founder, Sam Liang, to get a complete description of the app. I recommend watching the entire conversation, but if you skip to the 2:40 mark, you’ll see Liang show you where he’s been and what he’s done for the past day, as captured automatically by Placeme.
Obviously, the scary part is that the app essentially learns everything about you:…
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