Imagine community-building uses for Smartphone aps

image: fastcompany.com

A new Fast Company article, “Work Smart: 3 Useful Things You Didn’t Know Your Cameraphone Could Do,” by Gina Trapani, takes a brief look at smartphone camera aps (particularly QR codes) that have great mashup potential for use in civic engagement.  What sorts of things need to be documented in the community? How could you inform people about issues simply by aiming their phone at something and snapping a picture?

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