Category Archives: Interesting

Amazon can now sense your fear (when not selling you calming scented candles) | TechRadar

The company says its facial recognition tech can accurately read eight emotions, including terror of the concept.
— Read on www.techradar.com/news/amazon-can-now-sense-your-fear-when-not-selling-you-calming-scented-candles

What is a smart city and how does one plan for it? | TechRadar

The exponential growth of cities around the globe comes with new technical challenges, and the potential for smart cities.
— Read on www.techradar.com/news/what-is-a-smart-city-and-how-does-one-plan-for-it

MOVIE: Chef

2014: Directed by Jon Favreau. With Jon Favreau, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman.

A head chef quits his restaurant job and buys a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.


— Read on m.imdb.com/title/tt2883512/

Great movie playing right now on Amazon Prime.

BrownieBytes gives it 5 Brownies!

Warning for iPhone & iPad Apple Users – Security Threat!

Apple has failed to fix a 4 year old bug so now iPhone and iPad users are vulnerable to a security threat. www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2019/08/10/apple-iphone-ipad-security-warning-ios-12-ios13-iphone-xs-max-xr/

How many times has your touch screen frustrated you? Now Navy going back to mechanical

After a US #Navy destroyer collided with another ship and many died and were injured, Navy ditching #touchscreens for ship steering and going back to mechanical.

As I’ve said many times while I was at IBM and since, there are some things computers can’t do well.

Can you imagine dragging your fingers around on a touch screen to steer a ship the size and speed of a destroyer?

The inaccuracy of touch on a monitor, especially during high stress situations, just doesn’t inspire confidence.

www.theverge.com/2019/8/11/20800111/us-navy-uss-john-s-mccain-crash-ntsb-report-touchscreen-mechanical-controls

SharkTank Mark Cuban: Junior Achievement Taught Me How to Start, Run, Lead Companies

SharkTank and Mavs Owner, Mark Cuban @mcuban shares Junior Achievement (JA®) story… “It’s all about JA. Learned how to start and run a company there.”

Support your local #JuniorAchievement in #PalmBeach and #TreasureCoast @JAofPBTC :

https://www.juniorachievement.com/

@JA_USA #success #business #entrepreneur #finance

SpaceIL’s Crashed Spacecraft Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon | WIRED

The Beresheet lunar lander carried thousands of books, DNA samples, and a few thousand water bears to the moon. But did any of it survive the crash?
— Read on www.wired.com/story/a-crashed-israeli-lunar-lander-spilled-tardigrades-on-the-moon/