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Google Will Soon Introduce 'Nearby' To Let Others Know When You're Around (Trunc)
Android Police ^ | 6/9/14 | Nadroid Police

Posted on 06/09/2014 11:30:22 AM PDT by illiac

A couple of months ago, we posted one of our early Google Search/Now rumors, and it was something of a long range rumor compared to others. While things like parking reminders, proper timer management, and bill pay reminders have already seen their public release, the ability to set contact-based reminders ("remind me when I'm with this person"), hasn't come forward yet. But it will likely appear very soon with a new feature in Android called Nearby, which will allow new interactions between you and nearby people, places, and things.

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1 posted on 06/09/2014 11:30:22 AM PDT by illiac
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To: illiac

Gee, Wally, that’s creepy.


2 posted on 06/09/2014 11:32:05 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: illiac

Did it ever occur to them that a lot of us don’t want ‘other’ people to know when we’re nearby?


3 posted on 06/09/2014 11:32:49 AM PDT by Natufian (t)
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To: illiac

Like ,looking for someone, anyone with a Full Wallet ?


4 posted on 06/09/2014 11:32:51 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: illiac
Google still thinks I'm a dwarf lesbian african-american transsexual that owns an older Bently with a bad water pump, and buys Lime Jello(tm) in bulk.

Their database can be corrupted.

/johnny

5 posted on 06/09/2014 11:37:52 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

So that wasn’t your old bently with a puddle of coolant under it and a full back seat of Lime jello boxes? I am rather sure I saw a phone book on the drivers seat.....


7 posted on 06/09/2014 11:42:18 AM PDT by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: Natufian

I can’t imagine this being on anything other than an opt-in basis, or when notifying people of nearby places this would be based on published information. (You might be told there is a drugstore nearby, but if you want a house of ill repute, sorry that’s confidential.)


8 posted on 06/09/2014 11:44:40 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: illiac

Right now, I am within 150 feet of 30+ people and getting a hamburger.

If I gave a flip I would call them but, I’m in a hurry and don’t like beings stalked by anyone.

My email and phone are strictly white listed and even then I might not take your call.

Nearby, for me, is the same as far away.


9 posted on 06/09/2014 11:45:04 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: illiac
Yeah, because I NEED everyone to know what I'm doing at every moment.

Follow me on Twitter so you know when I'm wiping my bum.

Let me share every detail of my life on Facebook.

Allow me to let every rapist, kidnapper, and kook know where I am at any given moment.

Stalkers welcome!

10 posted on 06/09/2014 11:48:08 AM PDT by Obadiah (None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.)
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To: illiac

Facebook offers to install something like this about three times a day. I really wish social media would quit treating everyone as though we were 14-year-olds obsessed with ring-tones, pictures of ourselves, who is following us, who is near us and who is hanging out together.


11 posted on 06/09/2014 11:49:58 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: cableguymn
Maybe.....

/johnny

12 posted on 06/09/2014 11:50:16 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Okay, you told them that, but how is their data about you corrupted??


13 posted on 06/09/2014 11:51:08 AM PDT by Obadiah (None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.)
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To: F15Eagle

What puzzles me is that we don’t already have such an app.

In this form, it would (I certainly hope) be based on voluntary enrollment in interest lists. It won’t just blab on everyone in your email address book. Mary and John would have to agree to be nearbys to one another before either one could get nearby notifications about the other.

I’ve been inclined to view this number of the beast business as buying and selling ideas, rather than physical goods. If you don’t parrot the “beast’s” line you are on the outs. The forehead was a place that one of the symbols of ancient Jewish faith rested. The phylacteries, which were worn for certain worship rituals, had a unit that rested upon the forehead (and another one that rested on the arm, but was tied to the hand. Beast mark on arm and hand, hmm!


14 posted on 06/09/2014 11:51:40 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: F15Eagle

Beast mark on arm and hand => forehead and hand, I mean


15 posted on 06/09/2014 11:52:05 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Obadiah
Ever notice how if you search for something, suddenly you get ads that match what you were looking for on unrelated web sites?

Google ads displays some bizarre things on computers I use regularly, because of the bogus searches I use just to corrupt their database.

As a 50-mumble man, a spanish language advertisement for a breast pump indicates that google may not know as much about me as they would like...

/johnny

17 posted on 06/09/2014 11:54:13 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Obadiah

I thought that was being a wiseacre, but you got a point.


18 posted on 06/09/2014 11:55:27 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: illiac

I don’t want you to know that I’m around.


19 posted on 06/09/2014 11:55:58 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Yuu mean to confuse it.

Corrupt would mean a failure to load what they intended to load. They are loading your disinformation and faithfully storing it, just fine! Corrupt is something that happens from software malfunction. You identified as JRandomFreeper but the system shows you as RJandomZookeeper.


21 posted on 06/09/2014 11:57:51 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: F15Eagle

In the vicinity of which there is going to be a “rapture.”


23 posted on 06/09/2014 11:59:02 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: F15Eagle

ain’t that something…..who could have possibly seen that coming?

….oh, wait……….HE did.


24 posted on 06/09/2014 11:59:46 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (www.FireKarlRove.com NOW)
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To: illiac
I think I'll develop a competitive product called “Stalk”.
25 posted on 06/09/2014 11:59:50 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (I lost my phased plasma rifle in a tragic hovercraft accident.)
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To: Jonty30

If I wanted to troll around for someone I thought was nearby, I’d send them a loud, obnoxious, distinctive sound clip by email. And then listen to see if anyone played it.


27 posted on 06/09/2014 12:00:59 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: illiac

Ugh...no thank you!


28 posted on 06/09/2014 12:01:01 PM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: illiac

The hospital where our son was in ICU for weeks has let Google in the building to map the place with Virtual tours of the building. That is creepy and stupid. I guess it is a public place, but it is a public safety issue as far as I am concerned.


29 posted on 06/09/2014 12:01:20 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: F15Eagle

Christians would be wise to refocus on things of faith. The world has distracted them. Trivial disagreements have distracted them.

Our promises often fail, but promises of God don’t.


30 posted on 06/09/2014 12:02:30 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: F15Eagle

Christians would be wise to refocus on things of faith. The world has distracted them. Trivial disagreements have distracted them.

Our promises often fail, but promises of God don’t.


31 posted on 06/09/2014 12:02:30 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: petitfour

Telecasing?

Some businesses think it’s a great idea to advertise their facilities that way.

Seems to me that indoors, anything GPS based is going to be dicey.


32 posted on 06/09/2014 12:03:42 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: illiac; All

Hopefully this Nearby app will allow users to build a “need to know” list.


33 posted on 06/09/2014 12:05:05 PM PDT by Amendment10
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Little tricks may confuse some average tracking implementors, but through the advances in machine learning, such noise is easily discarded.


35 posted on 06/09/2014 12:08:18 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: F15Eagle

I posit that it’s about loyalties and attitudes of heart. Gimmicks might or might not be involved.

We can already see glimpses of it in the gay craze. Say something bad about “gay marriage” and you are anathema. No special gadgets are needed to effect this.


37 posted on 06/09/2014 12:10:43 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

LOL!


38 posted on 06/09/2014 12:11:03 PM PDT by DB
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To: F15Eagle

Just another reason to add to why I don’t carry a cell phone...


39 posted on 06/09/2014 12:12:37 PM PDT by DB
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To: F15Eagle

I wonder if the results from this may not be the business advantage they are cracked up to be.


40 posted on 06/09/2014 12:13:08 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: F15Eagle

Remember the Jewish phylacteries, which by the way are inscribed with letters as well as containing slips of parchment that are also inscribed. I say it is well within the realm of the metaphorical.


43 posted on 06/09/2014 12:16:33 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: F15Eagle

The point is, you will have to make an externally observable commitment. Missing the metaphorical possibilities of the Revelation scripture means the hazard of failing to recognize it. You think you headed off Satan at your front door, when he marches right in the back door and says hello I’m your friend.


46 posted on 06/09/2014 12:19:38 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: F15Eagle

One would expect a demonic riff to twist some things.


47 posted on 06/09/2014 12:20:11 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: F15Eagle

And all contain the inscribed parchments.


48 posted on 06/09/2014 12:20:31 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: illiac

Have it ony Google RAZR. I haven’t initiated it yet but its for only those who are in the “loop” so to say. You need to input the numbers of your friends and they must have your number. You can’t just stand next to a stranger and they can see your stuff.


50 posted on 06/09/2014 12:51:01 PM PDT by lucky american (Progressives are attacking our rights and y'all will sit there and take it.)
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