[Geowanking] ***Location Linked Information***
sonny at ionicenterprise.com
Tue Nov 18 20:25:43 PST 2003
I haven't read the thesis yet, but I met Matt several years ago. Matt was
one of the founders of Vert (www.vert.net), a startup that delivered
location and time sensitive advertising around the Boston area. Cool to see
what he is up to.
From: geowanking-admin at lists.burri.to
[mailto:geowanking-admin at lists.burri.to]On Behalf Of Mike Liebhold
Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2003 12:17 PM
To: geowanking at lists.burri.to
Subject: [Geowanking] ***Location Linked Information***
MIT Media lab Masters candidate, Matthew Mankin's Masters thesis,
'Location Linked Information ' [pdf]
describes a very well thought out demonstration of an architecture for
ubiquitious information services based on xml streams within emerging IETF
standard Jabber protocols. Server cells cover explicit geographic areas,
but users are authenticated at, and all infomation is routed through 'Home'
servers thereby offering some privacy protection. Since the information
distribution model is publish-subscribe, potential spammers can only pollute
their own servers. There's an interesting community filtering capability
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