Nice story from South Korea, which will hopefully pave the way for other visually impaired people to cover similar jobs.
The technology behind the mapping process for the new 3D version of Google Maps is pretty impressive, and the result seems really remarkable. Just wondering where and when these new improvements will be available worldwide
Good news: next December I’ll attend LeWeb conference in Paris, the largest and most important internet event in Europe. This year the main subject will be platforms, so very interesting from my point of view. Here’s the trailer and the presentation directly from the two founders and first promoters, Loic and Geraldine LeMeur: See you… Read more »
Very interesting demonstration of what new kind of human-machines interaction could be in our houses, universities, organisations, etc. in five years’ time, according to John Underkoffler, just as seen in Minority Report. After Jeff Han’s multi-touch screens and Microsoft’s upcoming Project Natal, here’s another approach of user interface. I think this is indeed a very interesting perspective but… Read more »
In these days the demonstration movie below is going wild around the web (almost 2 million views in just a week), specially among photographers and designers, of course, and for very good reasons. Chek it out: The video shows what we’ll find in the upcoming Photoshop CS5 version, the content-aware filling function, which means for instance a… Read more »
Google Street View really changed and is actually changing the way we use maps online, enabling powerful augmented-reality applications currently available on smartphones and mobile devices. The coverage is growing and it’s not only limited to streets, as Google showed us recently. Now, what Blaise Aguera y Arcas demoed at TED last week goes far… Read more »
I recently stumbled across the following Carmine Gallo’s video on YouTube. The topic is clear, it’s a sort of promo for his book “The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience”. On the web there’s a lot of correlated material, such as the Amazon link where buy… Read more »
This is probably my most favorite TED talk since now. Despite the day it was filmed at TED2006, what Sir Ken Robinson talks about is still a very actual topic. I like to underline the part in which he says that our academic systems are undergoing a process of inflation, and it indicates that our educational… Read more »