Thursday, November 29, 2007

Location, location, location

This morning, I was talking to a VMware Parking Lot Fellow and he told me that physical locations are just as important to people as virtual ones. It's a radical thought, but it got me thinking. What if there was a way to measure how much people like going to a certain place, like a street or a movie theater?

Then it struck me that it would be a really useful experiment to tear down a building, let's say a shopping mall, and see if people would still go to that physical location and look for bargains and try to ride the escalator and stuff. I bet they would.

And I bet some forward-looking people are already planning that experiment.