Chapter 11. Urban Navigation Service

Name: Michael Sharon

Occupation: CTO, Founder of Socialight

Device: Uses the original iPhone and an N95 8GB

Mobile Data Habits: Consumes mobile content multiple times an hour. Plays mobile games whenever he’s got free time in the subway.


Michael Sharon is a media artist, writer, and programmer whose work runs the gamut from mobile social software to gestural music interfaces to big games and everything in between. He is also an adjunct professor at New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program. Michael’s work has been featured in a number of outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The Discovery Channel, The New York Times, Wired, The Guardian, and The London Times, among others. F

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