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Chris Ismael
Image credit: This week, two major tech events took place just miles from our office. Apple announced the iPhone 5 at the Yerba Buena Center, and Tech Crunch Disrupt SF announced its winner. Scoble had a great blog post about how, despite the upgrades to Siri in iOS 6, its context awareness was still a major flaw. Siri is quite stupid about context, location, and a bunch of other things. He’s right, but context as simply more data is better data doesn’t solve the underlying problem. Siri’s bugs don’t come from a lack of data, they come from…
Augusto Marietti
It’s Hackathon time again, and this time, you should participate in the biggest hackathon of this year: TechCrunch Disrupt SF Hackathon! is sponsoring this event with a simple E-commerce API which makes it easy for you to add e-commerce functionality to your website or application. You start within minutes by just downloading the client libraries for PHP, Obj-C (iOS!), Java (Android!), Ruby (Rails!) or Python (AppEngine!). Some cool ideas that you can create with the API include: Facebook app (social marketplace), iPhone app (take a pic and sell it), selling digital stuff (ebooks, 3d models, music, Flickr