Monday, January 9, 2017

Introducing Uber Movement

Uber is launching a new service that could help cities master their traffic. It’s called Uber Movement, and it uses information on the billions of rides Uber has completed. It’s free, open to anybody who wants to use it—today that’s limited to select planning agencies and researchers—and lets users track car travel times between any two points in a city at any time of day. It actually seems pretty helpful.
Looking at this animation this looks very slick and informative, I remember working on Google Business and they had something similar - as a package to gov and industries it was pricey, Uber will be offering it for free! Maybe an olive branch to local councils as we know Uber's relationship with councils like New York is strained. I'm sure this could make amends.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Human Drone Snowboarder

With the help of Samsung and YouTube star Jesse Wellens of the channel PrankvsPrank, Neistat takes flight over a small Finnish ski village wait for a drone. Yes a drone that can actually pull and if needed lift a person off the ground. Good watchable content. While watching it got me thinking, this kit could one day be used in 'search and rescue'. I love tech when we start experimenting.

Parkinson's NSW Mannequin Challenge

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Great Use Of Creativity and Innovation

‘Through The Dark’ is a collaboration between Google Play Music and Hilltop Hoods. It’s a made-for-mobile interactive film that brings to life a song written by Dan Smith as his son underwent treatment for leukemia. It reveals a father and son’s journey through two worlds - the light and the dark. A lovely piece of story-telling and rather than just a static watch the viewer has to interact via their mobile to continue the story, uses smartphone's tilt, turn and view functionality - simple but I know technically the backend to make this move through fluidly is challenging, this could have gone easily wrong so hat tip

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Is there a DJ in the Bacardi house?

Nice hack on Instagram Stories turn your Instagram Story into a DJ simulator.Search @BacardiUSA and tap the profile to DJ like a pro! Puts a new meaning to Bacardi mixer