We have become desensitized to technological progress—a new laptop is coming out and it is 20% faster, big whoop—but if there’s one technology that is still fascinating to us, it’s the self-driving car and its promise of a more convenient future. The driverless car will transform our world in more ways than any of us… Continue reading How Our Driverless Future Will Transform the Economy
I remember when I first saw Twitter, I had no Twitter marketing strategies to go on. I had no idea what to do with it. Instead, I joined Facebook. At least it was self-explanatory and I knew people on it. Twitter took me a little longer to get into. But when I started my business… Continue reading Twitter Marketing Strategies That Influence Followers
Do you work from an office or at home? Work is dynamic and the responsibility it brings just becomes more complicated by the day. The traditional office space is no longer as ideal for occupancy as it used to be years back. Perhaps this is due in part to the growing mobility of people. Before,… Continue reading Businesses Going to the Cloud: Will the Virtual Workforce be More Common in the Future?
Since Instagram launched the capability to publish 15-second videos, the motion hasn’t stopped. This has quickly opened the network up to a new community of artwork and creatives. This is why illustrator and artist Rachel Ryle decided to transform her Instagram feed into a cute gallery of stop-motion animation videos. Rachel is based in Colorado, working as the… Continue reading Please Don’t Stop the Motion
You’re about to land in music video heaven. Today Jay Z premiered the video for “Holy Grail” featuring Justin Timberlake and it’s as stunning as the song itself. Director Anthony Mandler left no detail unrevised, each scene a gloomy yet sparkling masterpiece within itself. The “Holy Grail” video risked a flop by reordering verses and… Continue reading Jay Z Premieres ‘Holy Grail’ Video Feat. Justin Timberlake on Facebook for 24 Hours
The weatherman has competition, and it’s from a phone app. WeatherSignal, an Android app developed by Dutch scientists, tells the weather by crowdsourcing temperature readings from the sensors that keep smartphone batteries from overheating. Since smartphones are everywhere, WeatherSignal might one day let meteorologists make hyperlocal weather reports without building weather stations on every roof.… Continue reading The Weatherman Wants Your Smartphone Data: Creating Hyperlocal Weather Reports through Crowdsourcing
Flickr wants you to meet your new camera. Recently, Yahoo revamped the Flickr site making it bigger and more Insagram-like. Today Flickr launched a new iPhone app too, complete with live customizable filters so you can see what your photo looks like while you take it. This was one of the most requested features by… Continue reading Flickr ‘Instagramifies’ iPhone App, Now You Can Apply Filters Directly to Your Camera
Google has begun rolling out 720p HD video to Google+ Hangouts, vice president of engineering at Google Chee Chew told GigaOM. Over the last few weeks a subset of Hangouts users have received the upgrade, and a complete rollout is likely to come soon. The upgrade to 720p video comes from transitioning Hangouts from the… Continue reading HD Video Coming to a Google+ Hangout Near You