This App Is Building a Giant Network for Free Messaging

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Description: Manila is using the FireChat app to build a city-wide mesh network. Source: Wired Date: October 12, 2015 Last fall hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong and encountered a serious logistical issue: Their phones weren’t working. The sheer number of people concentrated in the area crushed the network,… Read more »

Kodak’s Latest Live-streaming Camera Offers HD Video for Less

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Description: Kodak enters the security camera space. Source: CNET Date: October 10, 2015   Kodak isn’t new to the world of live-streaming cameras, but its $150 Video Monitor CFH-V20, announced this week, boasts the most impressive specs in the brand’s expanding lineup. Read More Questions for discussion: 1.  Do you think this is a space Kodak… Read more »

Experience Street View In Virtual Reality With Google Cardboard

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Description: Google is entering the virtual reality space. Source: TechCrunch Date: October 12, 2015   A lot of us chuckled when we saw Google Cardboard for the first time, but it’s actually quite genius. Google shared today that its virtual reality experience Google Cardboard is now available in 39 languages and over 100 countries for both Android… Read more »

Karlie Kloss: The Supermodel of Tech

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Description: CNN’s Poppy Harlow goes behind the scenes at YouTube Space NY to speak with tech savvy supermodel Karlie Kloss who started her own YouTube channel “Klossy.” Source: CNN Money Date: October 12, 2015   Questions for discussion: 1.  How do celebrities benefit from sharing their personal lives on social media? 2. Do you subscribe to any channels… Read more »