Dérive in Wreck Walk sound experience
The ‘Wreckthismess’ ‘cast’ has put together a dérive/psychogeography inspired sound mix. We are #43 & 44 on the tracklist.
Dérive Walk: Cairo, Egypt
Dalia Said recently organised a group Dérive walk in Cairo, Egypt. Here are some photos from the walk, to see all the photos, check our Flickr group.
γεια μας! Dérive app now in Greek
Dérive app is now available in Greek, courtesy of Maria and Alex from the Athens Plaython.
Entrepreneurial observation walk in Cairo
On the morning of Sunday, November 17, nine young entrepreneurs took to the streets of Cairo, Egypt for a walk. No ordinary walk, fully equipped with smart phones loaded with Dérive app, this was an “Observation Walk”.
Mad skillz and future plans
We’re very happy to announce a new addition to our team. Ian Barry has extensive expertise in a host of web technology environments and with him we expect to be developing the next version of Dérive app. Indeed, Ian knows the ins and outs of acronyms representing more technologies than many developers can shake a
Dérive of Abu Dhabi – Rose Martinez
In TimeOut Abu Dhabi’s January 23-29 edition, Yas Waterworld is featured on the front page, and Al Bahar Towers, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the Corniche and other resorts and hotels are pictured in the article “Instagram Abu Dhabi”.
A new addition to our team
As of this week, Nora Noone has joined our team as online community manager. Nora will be responsible for talking to you. Or, rather, you, if you occasionally interact with us on Facebook or Twitter, where she’ll try to build our community and, through that, our reach.
BBC Travel – Apps for Smart Detours
In the incredible run of press that we have been getting, another posting, this time on BBC Travel. “these free apps are encouraging tourists to get off the beaten track, stumble upon unique experiences and see the world with new eyes.” Read the article here
CNN – Apps that lead you off the beaten path
CNN has just released an article about applications that use unconventional ways for people to explore their surroundings. Dérive app was happy to add its two cents about how random urban exploration can increase peoples understanding of urban space and contribute to getter usage and leverage of that space as a result. Read more
AppMyCity Shortlist Selection
We are happy to announce that Dérive app has been selected for the AppMyCity shortlist. This makes us one of the 10 “mobile apps can make good cities great” according to the Google and Atlantic Cities.
Jo’burg workshop creates new deck for the city
We've just finished a successful workshop in Johannesburg, in collaboration with the Maboneng Precinct.
Johannesburg Dérive app Workshop
Date: 13-14 April 2013 | Time: 10am-4pm | Venue: Maboneng Precinct We are very excited to be carrying out the second Dérive app workshop, this time in Johannesburg, South Africa. This, in collaboration with the Maboneng Precinct situated on the eastern edge of Africa’s richest and 4th largest city.