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Hail to the Big Apple! NYC temporarily approves taxi apps, but e-hailing's restricted to 1.5 miles

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With taxi-booking app Hailo killing it in London since its launch in the UK last year, New York would seem like the obvious entry point for the service when it finally landed in the US two months ago…but alas, Boston claimed that accolade. Indeed, it seems there have been a...
Hail to the Big Apple! NYC temporarily approves taxi apps, but e-hailing's restricted to 1.5 miles

A standard router can turn your entire home into a gesture recognition device

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Modern technology has been attempting to turn gesture control into a main form of input for quite a while now. Game consoles like the Wii, peripherals like the Kinect and Move, and accelerometers in phones are the main culprits of getting us to flail around in order to perform a...
A standard router can turn your entire home into a gesture recognition device

Video: Watch us flail in front of the Xbox One's new Kinect

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(video link) If you read yesterday's hands-on report from Microsoft's Xbox One reveal event, you already know about what the new Kinect sensor is bringing to the table over its predecessor. But reading about it is one thing and seeing it in action is another. With that in mind,...
Video: Watch us flail in front of the Xbox One's new Kinect

Support E-Hailing in NYC!

www.avc.com
Last year, at about this time, USV met Jay Bregman and Ron Zeghibe, who are two of the cofounders of Hailo, a mobile app for hailing taxis, that had just launched in London. If anyone has been to London in the past year, you probably know that Hailo has taken...
Support E-Hailing in NYC!
Indie game roundup: Runner 2, The Bridge, and Leap Day
Dell Kills Its Public Cloud, Continues To Flail In Post-PC Era

The Technological Innovations That Connect Breakdancing, Hip Hop, and Video Games

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On the opening weekend of The Art of Video Games at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, my boyfriend and I lounged in the museum's courtyard listening to the musical duo 8-Bit Weapon. They were playing chip music -- a style that sounds like robotic electronic music. I was surprised when a...
The Technological Innovations That Connect Breakdancing, Hip Hop, and Video Games

Why Do Copyright Maximalists Think That Lame 'Education' Campaigns Will Brainwash Children?

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It happens at least once a year: some major copyright maximlaist organization comes out with some sort of "copyright education campaign" targeted at children. These programs are always high on propaganda and short on facts. They rarely include full or clear explanations of things like fair use, or the true...
Why Do Copyright Maximalists Think That Lame 'Education' Campaigns Will Brainwash Children?

livejamie on So we were playing Dungeons and Dragons and we encountered a Flail Snail...

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livejamie on So we were playing Dungeons and Dragons and we encountered a Flail Snail...

YouNow, Web Video's Live Amateur Hour, Bulks Up by Buying Blog TV

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If you take “American Idol” and add “The Gong Show” and then add Chatroulette but subtract the naked dudes, you get YouNow, a Web service that lets amateurs sing and dance for each other in real time. And now you can add more thing to the mix: Blog TV, an...
YouNow, Web Video's Live Amateur Hour, Bulks Up by Buying Blog TV
Playing god and mayor with the first 'SimCity' game in a decade

Hot New Dance Craze: The Aspy Man’s Arm Flail

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Google’s painful disconnect from the basic tenets of human behavior was on display at this week’s I/O conference. Gizmodo’s Sam Biddle illustrated his post asking whether the GOOG even gets real people with gif of Sergey Brin spazzing out on stage like he was signaling his coordinates to some mothership in outer space....
Hot New Dance Craze: The Aspy Man’s Arm Flail

Akimbo Kinect hack offers precise control with minimal effort (video)

www.engadget.com
We've seen Microsoft's Kinect used in countless ways, but 3Gear Systems means to better these predecessors with the beta release of its SDK, which turns all the subtleties of hand movement into actions. In addition to using two Kinect cameras for accuracy, the software compares hand poses against a...
Akimbo Kinect hack offers precise control with minimal effort (video)
Being a visionary is a sucker's bet

Xbox 360 software at E3: FIFA 2013 / Madden 2013 gaining Kinect voice commands; Halo 4, Fable, Forza Horizon and Gears of War showcased

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No new hardware for Microsoft at E3? No problem. Clearly, this year's all about software for the Xbox 360, with both FIFA 2013 and Madden 2013 confirmed for release with Kinect support. Aside from letting you flail to and fro in order to make plays, both titles will also...
Xbox 360 software at E3: FIFA 2013 / Madden 2013 gaining Kinect voice commands; Halo 4, Fable, Forza Horizon and Gears of War showcased

Code as photo-op

www.scripting.com
There's an article in today's NY Times about a group of four NYU comp sci students who are embarking on a great adventure to create a decentralized version of Facebook, where the data is under the user's control. This goal is right on, it's something I've written about many times,...
Code as photo-op
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