About a year ago, I was standing on top of Machu Picchu and taking a photo to post to Instagram when I realized that I’d probably never see this photo again. It would exist in my Instagram stream for a while and then disappear.
I started thinking that it would be amazing to get a random reminder of these kinds of memories each morning. The idea for MorningPics came out of that moment. I returned home and built it.
Last week, MorningPics sent me the Machu Picchu photo.
The more data we throw out into the universe, the more we want to make sense of it. Still waiting for the next crop of products who can layer our digital history on top of all the stuff we put into the streams.
Love this - I’ve been enjoying my Timehop daily emails a lot too. Returning value from social data is pretty awesome.
Instagram, an Internet start-up in San Francisco, has no revenue and about a dozen employees. It has not yet celebrated its second birthday. But to Facebook, it is already worth a billion dollars.Good analysis of this week’s mega-acquisition by the New York Times’ Jenna Wortham. For other analysis, both good and insane, see the Internet. (via thoughtyoushouldseethis)