It enables mobile users to choose who knows where they are and when, giving them full control of their desired privacy.
Position-Shift allows people to shift their public geolocation to protect their privacy and security while on a smart-phone or social network."This idea is just part of a new long-term campaign whose aim is to show what activities can you do in public transport that you cannot do inside your car (like reading, studying, listening to music, playing e-games and checking emails)," Drapal told SPIEGEL ONLINE.Of course, there are many things one can "do in public transport which you cannot do inside your car." Why stop at dating?But are subways really the best place to encourage lonely hearts to strike up a conversation that might lead to true love? Prague is a small city, and the average metro ride usually lasts no more than five minutes.Contrast that with Berlin, which is spread out over a space of nearly 900 square kilometers and where a train journey from one side of the city to the other can last up to an hour. I hope it won't encourage [...]Prague will soon play the role of matchmaker by introducing dating cars on the Czech Republic's only metro.Singles hoping to get a date on the Prague subway will have to be incredibly deft if they ever hope to catch the attention of a possible mate. I guess the typical conversation will be: "I go to work by subway." - "Oh my god, what a coincidence! With brief average ride times of about five minutes, though, can Cupid's arrow strike where it is needed? I hope it won't encourage molestors and stalkers to hop the train, so women won't feel safe...
Still, perhaps designating a dating car, where everyone is presumably looking for Mr. guess the typical conversation will be: "I go to work by subway." - "Oh my god, what a coincidence!
Starting later this year, select carriages on each of the city's three underground train lines will be designated as singles-friendly.
The idea was hatched as a way to increase ridership on public transportation, according to Filip Drapal, a spokesman for Ropid, the city's public transport authority.
In , Wharton professor Adam Grant argues that givers are actually the most successful of the 3 types.
Givers build larger, more supportive networks; they inspire the most creativity from their colleagues; and they achieve the most successful negotiations.
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