Internet of Things (IoT)

Buzzwords The Internet of things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enable these objects to connect and exchange data. – Wikipedia Headlines Smart Tags Add Touch Controls to Ordinary Objects A Future Where Everything Becomes a Computer Is …

hoopla

Logo One of our favorite apps for borrowing digital media, starting with books and audio books: hoopla – hoopladigital.com – is a groundbreaking service offered by local libraries. With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose …

Prisma

Among our favorite apps: Prisma Prisma transforms photos into artworks using the styles of famous artists: Munk, Picasso as well as world famous ornaments and patterns. A unique combination of neural networks and artificial intelligence helps you turn memorable moments into timeless art. 1 billion photos processed in its first seven weeks Key Links http://prisma-ai.com …

DuckDuckGo

Logo The search engine that does not track you, DuckDuckGo – duckduckgo.com – is an Internet search engine that emphasizes protecting searchers’ privacy and avoiding the filter bubble of personalized search results. Key Links duckduckgo.com Headlines Why should I use DuckDuckGo instead of Google? – Quora Wikipedia DuckDuckGo Planeta.com Search Privacy Ducks

When Mars Was Like Earth: Five Years of Exploration with the Curiosity Rover

Poster Latest video from SVAstronomyLectures: When Mars Was Like Earth: Five Years of Exploration with the Curiosity Rover. For five years, Curiosity has explored Gale Crater, one of the most intriguing locations on Mars. In this richly illustrated talk, the Project Scientist discussed what the rover is capable of and the many things it has …

Consumer Electronics Show 2018

Buzzwords Las Vegas’ largest convention is the Consumer Electronic Show which takes place January 9-12, 2018. Hashtag: #CES2018 Official spin: “CES is the world’s gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global stage …

Ustream

Image: Test Pattern Ustream — http://www.ustream.tv — is an online video service with an easy-to-use app for live streaming video. Key Links ustream.tv http://www.ustream.tv/producer managing videos https://www.ustream.tv/dashboard https://www.facebook.com/ibmcloudvideo https://twitter.com/ibmcloudvideo Ron Mader http://www.ustream.tv/channel/ronmader What we like Easy to use Easy to share Video creators can upload to YouTube Pet Peeves LOUD commercial interruptions on free version Examples national-museum-of-the-american-indian Digital Literacy Quiz …

Managing the Machines: building a new applied science for the 21st century

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Birds on a Wire Catch the livestream of ‘Managing the Machines: building a new applied science for the 21st century’ from 5.30pm AEST, 4 September. The video was streamed online on Facebook and YouTube. If the nineteenth century was about the evolution from mechanisation to industrialisation, and the twentieth century was about a move from …