Google has released a new app called Trusted Contacts which is its personal safety app for Android. The app is more meant to be used in emergency situations.Continue reading "Google Releases the Trusted Contacts App on Android"
I remember joining Twitter in 2009 and it was a new way to connect with people I never could ever meet. In North America it was easy to use and different enough from Facebook that I felt there was value in using both.Continue reading "Twitter from from When I First Joined to Now"
So in Windows 8.1 I loved the ability to save files to the cloud within the OneDrive folder and this is great for a table notebook like I have. Then I upgraded to Windows 10 and everything went mad. Basically I only have a 59 GB C drive and prior to upgrading I had copied …Continue reading "Transition from OneDrive Windows 8.1 to 10 Screwed My Cloud"
I was at Mesh last week and I got a chance to see a MakerBot, one of those 3D printers that’s making the rounds slowly but steadily becoming mainstream. Here are a few pictures of one up close. Seeing it work is pretty damn cool and knowing you can download objects and print them out …Continue reading "Makerbot at Mesh is #socool"
Great job guys, I was proud to be part of the team that day no matter what else happens. Untitled from Offerpop on Vimeo.Continue reading "Here is the Video Pitch for Groupnotes the Winner of Startup Weekend Toronto and in the Final 15 of #GSB2012"
What a great story by the Reddit dudes by ATotalDisruption on YouTube. Now go watch it!Continue reading "Reddit founders Steve Huffman & Alexis Ohanian on How it Started"
Pixel Hack Day took to the stage for their second go around after the success of the first one this time last year. It’s meant as a weekend to connect the developer and designer communities in pursuit of an awesome hack.Continue reading "Hacking Thrives in Toronto at Pixel Hack"
By the time day 3 rolled around it was all hands on deck for everyone at Startup Weekend Toronto, Matt had contacted is professors to get feedback and some of us got out of the building and surveyed folks.Continue reading "Endgame Day 3 Startup Weekend Toronto – Groupnote wins it! With FlyShortcut 2nd and Milk 3rd"
At this stage of the game at Startup Weekend Toronto it is about validating the idea, as the coders code and the designers do their thing. It is where the race starts to pick up speed and everyone goes all in.Continue reading "Day 2: Startup Weekend Toronto – Validation and Chaos"