What do you think of when you hear the word "GIF"?

Newsletter | Tuesday, October 11th 2016 This week we talk bees, glowing lanes, GIFs, cryptic symbols, and life lessons. * * * Fun Fact: honey does not spoil. You could feasibly eat 3000 year-old honey. ROBOT TECH Speaking about honey...we take for granted that almost one third of the food we consume is pollinated by Honeybees, and yet they’ve been dying at alarming rates - so [...]

Instagram says more about you than you think.

Happy Friday! To end the week, we’d like to mix it up with Instagram filters, Zuckerberg news, creative wall decor, tips to evade cyber hacks, and Google’s long overdue travel app.   MACHINE LEARNING Your choice of Instagram filter says more about you than you think - according to a recent study by Harvard University’s Andrew Reece and the University of Vermont’s [...]

Can you learn to walk with virtual reality?

This week we talk virtual reality, artificial intelligence, design inspiration, and productivity tips.   VIRTUAL REALITY When most people hear virtual reality they think fun and games. For paraplegic patients, virtual reality could lead to thoughts of something much more powerful - the chance of actually walking again. Yes, people who were once told they would never walk again are closer [...]

Why do Olympic swimmers have remarkably large, round hickies?

This week we rap hickies, self-powered skateboards, and emo AIs that get us. Why do Olympic swimmers have remarkably large, round hickies? Read this article on the ancient Chinese healing technique to find out. People are talking about Boosted, the electric skateboarding company that just came out with the world’s lightest electric vehicle called Boosted Board —apparently [...]

What if tattoos could control your television?

From chatbots that help the homeless to insights on product management methodologies to tattoos that control your television. Remember the Chatbot lawyer DoNotPay that overturned 160,000 parking tickets in London and New York? Well the bot’s creator Joshua Browder decided to tackle bigger challenges, like homelessness. With DoNotPay, users can visit the website, fill out questions [...]

Create a cloud video streaming MVP with Kurento

  With WebRTC technology, people can easily stream their live video and audio content just using a web browser. If you have a cloud video streaming idea and want to build a Minimum Viable Product (MVP), Kurento is the choice. With Kurento, you’d be able to handle the streaming audio/video easily, including analyzing, mixing, augmentation, etc. Kurento is a WebRTC server [...]

Getting started with WebRTC? Here’s 5 top resources that can help.

WebRTC has driven a lot of our recent work. We appreciate it’s simplicity and enormous potential to transform a variety of industries reliant on video. For those of you who aren’t quite familiar with webRTC, or maybe heard a reference to it on Silicon Valley but not really sure what it is, I’ll explain:  WebRTC is a free, open-source project that allows mobile [...]

Wearable Tech: An Evolving or Dying Trend?

2015 marked the year of the wearable tech revolution - with over 18 million sales of smartwatches, fitness trackers, sport watches and the like. The Apple watch took the lead with an estimated 12 million in 2015 (though Apple still refuses to give us the real deets) leaving the remaining 6 million for Samsung, Pebble, and Android Wear. Some people swear by them, love them, and wear them everyday. [...]

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