Members of the NYTimes R+D lab
, including former EDAR resident Jer Thorp
, have just released an application called Open Paths
The tool collects data from the now infamous iOS tracking file that was so scandalous last month. It allows user to anonymously store their data and also creates a larger database of all the data, anonymously of course. What I think is interesting about the tool is that they built it in a little more than a week, in response to a very real issue, due to Apple's decision to wipe that feature from iOS in the next software update.