November 20, 2012

Google's Creepy New Venture

Michael Carney, Pando Daily

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Late last week, Google launched Ingress, an ultra-futuristic, massive multiplayer augmented reality game set in the physical world and powered by smartphone GPS. The one-of-a-kind game, which is available by invitation only at this stage, looks incredibly interesting and was met with mass intrigue. More interesting, however, has been the lack of discussion around the grander motivations behind the project. From where I’m sitting, this is more than just a game.

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TAGGED: video games, Google


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