Geofence or Ghetto? Is This the Inevitable Evolution of Location-Based Services?

Amanda Claypool
9 min readNov 6, 2023
Photo by Simon Maage on Unsplash

I recently moved to Austin, TX, where scooters are one of the primary modes of transportation. It doesn’t matter where you are in the city, you’ll likely cross paths with someone zipping by on one.

A few weeks ago, I picked up a scooter to take a ride along South Congress, one of the main thoroughfares in the city. As I got on…

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Amanda Claypool

I’m a writer & strategy consultant musing about the future of the world as it’s unfolding. Stay ahead of the curve: https://amandaclaypool.ck.page/reading-list