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App Myopia

Submitted by Leo Klein on Mon, 5/23/11 (8:35pm)
Pub Date: 
Thursday, May 19, 2011

As the number of apps we use grows, there clearly will come a tipping point where we’ll just drown within the task of finding, downloading, and managing applications. It is just not practical to have an app for every store we visit, every company we deal with, every entertainment outlet we patronize, and every product we have. The sheer weight of user responsibly will create a negative feedback loop and people will just refuse to be bothered.