Not just because they are a safety menace, but because they let tech bros zip past the actually troubling parts of urban life, like encampments of homeless people. — Read on http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-jackson-bird-scooter-20180515-story.html
Intro When the iPhone concept started taking shape at Apple, installed apps were not given much consideration. No plan existed for an installed app marketplace because the WebKit-based iOS Safari mobile browser would be able to do all the work,* thus allowing web apps to be written in a unified standard. And that unified standard… Read More Three Steps to a Fullscreen Web App on iOS Safari
Can’t wait until this is available on iOS Safari mobile. From your browser you can now upload pictures and videos from the camera as well as sounds from the microphone. via Android 3.0 Honeycomb is first to implement the Device API | David Calhouns Blog.
The other big Google April Fool’s Day joke: As a Google Autocompleter, you’ll be expected to successfully guess a user’s intention as he or she starts typing instantly. In a fraction of a second, you’ll need to type in your prediction that will be added to the list of suggestions given by Google. Don’t worry,… Read More Autocompleter – Mountain View – US jobs
In February of 2010 Google announced they’d be picking one lucky city where they’d build a fiber to the home test network, offering between 50,000 and 500,000 users 1 Gbps fiber connectivity. The announcement immediately created wave upon wave of free PR for Google as more than 1,000 cities vied for the search giant’s… Read More Google Picks Kansas City For Fiber to the Home – Will Begin Offering 1 Gbps Service in 2012 | DSLReports.com, ISP Information
If you’ve used Google Maps in a major metropolitain area, you may have noticed one or two “neighborhood labels” that seemed bizarre and new to you even though you know the area quite well. Here is a link to Home Junction on Google Maps. As best as I can determine, some of these names go… Read More Home Junction
The Chiat/Day relationship with Steve Jobs and Apple is nothing short of legendary. That legend goes something like this: Chiat was hired by Apple to create the (also legendary) Ridley Scott-directed, $1 million, only-aired-once-cause-it’s-so-goddamn-special 1984 commercial that introduced the Macintosh line of computers during the Super Bowl. When Jobs was forced out of left Apple, he used… Read More Apple-Google Squabble Spreads to LA