“First User!”

Those were the words I overheard a second ago at a coffee shop in Austin for SXSW.

It was an amazing sound that gave me goosebumps so I had to turn around an hear the story.

The Android app Spott was just launched by two Mexican and two Dutch developers. The idea bloomed on a 72 hour bus ride from Mexico in which there was no wi-fi. Nada.

One of the guys demonstrated the app. Raw in form, it pulls in the Foursquare API and tags a pic and text and loads content into the cloud.

It’ll be interesting to see how the app grows and whether or not it was just a practice project. Either way, the fact that this hodgepodge crew met, collaborated, and built and app on a bus is a story in rapid innovation. I’m witness!

The creative energy is infectious at SXSW. Catch my play by play @bombtune.

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By Wells Baum

Wells Baum is a daily blogger who writes about Life & Arts. He's also the author of and four books.