everyday activities

everyday activities

Congresswoman asks Reddit for help drafting 'Aaron's Law' bill to change the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Nike to make huge splash at SXSW by opening up its FuelBand API at Managers Hack

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If you would have told me at the beginning of the week that the company who was making the biggest splashes in tech would be Nike, I would have told you that you’re nuts. However, that’s exactly what has happened this week. Yesterday, Path announced that it would be opening...
Nike to make huge splash at SXSW by opening up its FuelBand API at Managers Hack
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New Tracking Frontier: Your License Plates

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The rise of license-plate tracking is a case study in how storing and studying people's everyday activities, even the seemingly mundane, has become the default rather than the exception....
New Tracking Frontier: Your License Plates

The Next Web goes hands-on with the new Nike+ FuelBand

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Nike announced its new FuelBand technology back in January, an extension to its existing, uber-popular Nike+ mobile app. The Nike+ FuelBand, in a nutshell, is a wristband that tracks and measures every movement you make. It’s also Nike’s attempt to expand its reach beyond the serious runners and keep-fit freaks,...
The Next Web goes hands-on with the new Nike+ FuelBand

Spotted: Sergey Brin wearing Google Glass specs as he blends in on NYC subway

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Google last week announced its first two ‘hackathon’ events for Google Glass developers, and the company is aiming to make its wearable glasses technology something that can be used by anyone at any place. Except that this is already happening as you’d have seen if you took the downtown train...
Spotted: Sergey Brin wearing Google Glass specs as he blends in on NYC subway
Researchers Say They've Figured Out How To Hack Your iPhone Using A Charging Cord

How to clip your fingernails in space without inhaling them

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Everyday activities, like nail trimming, become challenging when you have to do them while floating around inside the International Space Station. [Read more]...
How to clip your fingernails in space without inhaling them

This is how astronauts sleep in space (video)

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Recent scientific breakthroughs by NASA and SpaceX have increased the public’s thirst for knowledge about the stars and the science of space. Rocket launches and landings get a lot of coverage, but what about some of the everyday activities happening in space? Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, a prominent social...
This is how astronauts sleep in space (video)
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Photo sharing for realtors: Abodograph connects real estate agents with customers

How to raise money for charity the tech-savvy way

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Charities can engage a younger audience by using apps in an innovative way. Rebecca Martin offers a guide to the best apps available.With more than 1.2 billion smartphone owners worldwide, apps provide the perfect channel for charities and non-profits to engage a younger, tech-savvy audience directly and inspire a new...
How to raise money for charity the tech-savvy way

From Angry Birds to Draw Something: how gamification can work for you

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The principles of gaming can change behaviour and boost engagement with your charityI've used the same wallet for many years. This weekend it finally gave up, so I sifted through it, editing what to pass over to its replacement. Several loyalty cards, an out-of-date cinema ticket, a long forgotten gift...
From Angry Birds to Draw Something: how gamification can work for you

Gamification: Adding stickiness to your campaigns

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The concept of changing people’s behavior by offering rewards isn’t new: think of store loyalty cards or airline points systems. Gamification takes customer engagement to a whole new level, offering a far more complex experience to encourage not only a greater level of engagement but also broadcasting brand loyalty through...
Gamification: Adding stickiness to your campaigns

How Social Currency Is Driving Identity, Trust and New Industries

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Editor’s Note: Markus Barnikel joined carpooling.com as CEO in 2011, in order to expand into new countries and make carpooling a convenient transportation option for all. Barnikel has also held various leadership positions at Yahoo, including as Chief Sales Officer in Australia and Global Director of Sales in the U.S....
How Social Currency Is Driving Identity, Trust and New Industries

Is Election Predictor Nate Silver A Witch? Probably. And Quantified Self Data Will Make You One Too

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Scientists are yesterday’s wizards and demigods. And Nate Silver is a scientist. One who’s ability to predict the outcome of elections is so precise, it’s nearly indistinguishable from magic. That’s why IsNateSilverAWitch.com is so funny. But really what his flawless prediction of the presidential election signifies is the coming of...
Is Election Predictor Nate Silver A Witch? Probably. And Quantified Self Data Will Make You One Too

Being Online Has Become So Common That Some People No Longer Identify It As Being Online

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One thing we know for sure is that the internet has become a growing part of everyone's lives. People are connecting to the internet for a variety of everyday activities including watching tv and movies, listening to music, reading news and gaming. With the internet becoming so ubiquitous in people's...
Being Online Has Become So Common That Some People No Longer Identify It As Being Online
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