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Marc Andreessen

Yo app ‘is one-bit communication’

19 Jun, 2014

Andreessen says that the Yo app is a form of one-bit communication – a message with no content other than the fact that it exists, such as a police siren, flashing stop light or taxicab roof indicator. He notes that missed calls are another form of one-bit communication and in Bangladesh account for as much as 70% of mobile network traffic at any one time, used as a prearranged signal or code: