Google Launches ‘Project Tango’ 3D-Mapping Smartphone

Article note: Yes please!Google today launched Project Tango, an experimental smartphone and developer kit that incorporates 3D sensors able to map indoor and outdoor environments. Designed as a 5-inch phone containing custom hardware and software, the first Project Tango prototype makes more than a quarter million 3D measurements each second, tracking three-dimensional motion to create […]

Can someone explain WhatsApp’s valuation to me?

Article note: The WhatsApp buy is fascinating and I’m really hoping someone will write a good post taking apart how purchases like this feed the monster of wealth inequality.Unless you were off the internet yesterday, it’s old news that WhatsApp was purchased by Facebook for a gobsmacking $16B + $3B in employee payouts. And the […]

Can someone explain WhatsApp’s valuation to me?

Article note: The WhatsApp buy is fascinating and I’m really hoping someone will write a good post taking apart how purchases like this feed the monster of wealth inequality.Unless you were off the internet yesterday, it’s old news that WhatsApp was purchased by Facebook for a gobsmacking $16B + $3B in employee payouts. And the […]

Steve Perlman Unveils ‘pCell’ Wireless Networking

Article note: I’m trying to shut up the cynic in me that thinks there’s no way carriers are going to adopt this since they’ve built their business on the scarcity of data, but maybe some smaller carriers could adopt and compete with this.Cade Metz, reporting for Wired: Steve Perlman is ready to give you a […]

Steve Perlman Unveils ‘pCell’ Wireless Networking

Article note: I’m trying to shut up the cynic in me that thinks there’s no way carriers are going to adopt this since they’ve built their business on the scarcity of data, but maybe some smaller carriers could adopt and compete with this.Cade Metz, reporting for Wired: Steve Perlman is ready to give you a […]

A WordPress Child Theme with MixItUp

Article note: Good writeup by Tom on working some interesting Jquery sorting into a WordPress child theme (although I have to say this is why I’m really happy with the Anchor CMS on my main site, not having to queue and load scripts in their own theme like that just to experiment).Earlier, I attempted to […]

A WordPress Child Theme with MixItUp

Article note: Good writeup by Tom on working some interesting Jquery sorting into a WordPress child theme (although I have to say this is why I’m really happy with the Anchor CMS on my main site, not having to queue and load scripts in their own theme like that just to experiment).Earlier, I attempted to […]

I already have a PLN? And it works!

Article note: Great post by Surupa, a participant in the Domain of One’s Own Faculty Initiative (in my cohort). Love when folks come to realize that some of these tools aren’t exactly new, they’re just a new way to engage with a network they already have in one form or another.As I began reading this […]

Hospitality

Article note: A great post by Gardner that gets at some of the concerns I’ve heard raised in our Faculty Initiative in regards to why an academic might not want to blog openly. Planning to share this at our cohort this week.From The Oxford English Dictionary: 1. a. The act or practice of being hospitable; […]

Hospitality

Article note: A great post by Gardner that gets at some of the concerns I’ve heard raised in our Faculty Initiative in regards to why an academic might not want to blog openly. Planning to share this at our cohort this week.From The Oxford English Dictionary:1. a. The act or practice of being hospitable; the […]