ecosnoop: Peer Pressure for Nerds
Were you picked on as a kid?
Didja have a bad time on the playground? Bullies knocked you down and took your lunch money? Mom dressed you funny?
Here's your chance to get back at the world. ecosnoop.com offers an iPhone app that links to their web site. Simply find a planetary polluter, snap a photo, and post it online. Saving the Earth was never so anonymous. Download the free software here.
Fink on the World with Your iPhone
Tale a picture, pass judgment, and upload your screed to ecosnoop.com. It's that easy. Save the world one snapshot at a time.
Is the temperature too high in the Intensive Care Ward? Tell the world.
Should that family of 6 be shoehorned into a Prius? Take a picture of their minivan and post it on ecosnoop. It's all good. The planet cries out for yet another digital advocate.
Does the lighting at your favorite Starbucks hurt your eyes? Too bright? Too many bulbs? Never mind the zoning regulations, they're busted!
Here's how the world gets saved
This poor soul expresses outrage at Lights on a Crane...
They leave this crain (sic) light on every night. It literally lights up my entire apartment. The picture isn't the best quality, but you have to understand that it is 4 huge spot lights on a construction crain (sic) 4 blocks away. It is almost 1am and tree is no reason that all those lights need to be on. By 7 am thy are turned off. The 4 other buildings being built in the neighbourhood do not have their crain (sic) lights on.
Dear Mr. Crain Dude,
Please turn off your crain light every night. It shines into the window of my tenement. I spent all my money on iPhones, iPods, and iSelfRighteousness. I can't afford window treatments. Your Friend, Anonymous
ecosnoop.com offers the ultimate application of world-repairing technology. It's a point-and-shoot panoply of green touchy-feely, but without the yucky human contact or anything. Our only suggestion is that the web site employ a black background - turn off all those energy wasting pixels.
More by this Author
Ever been to a NASCAR race? I thought not. Here are my top 10 reasons why NASCAR racing doesn't rock.
- EDITOR'S CHOICE12
Data Hiding is an aspect of Object Oriented Programming (OOP) that allows developers to protect private data and hide implementation details. In this tutorial we examine basic data hiding techniques in Java.
- EDITOR'S CHOICE5
A useful text editor is an essential component of any personal computer. Every day we need to make notes, compose documents, and record vital pieces of information. We depend on our text editor. Microsoft provided...