Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll loveā€¦ Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile

Are You Ready for a 'Quantified Life'?

One vision of the future puts your phone's sensor data in the hands of megacorporations. But what if you were in control of it?
read more


Google Launches Project Tango Smartphone To Experiment With Computer Vision And 3D Sensors

Technology : TechCrunch (11 months ago)

Google today announced Project Tango, an Android-based prototype phone and developer kit with advanced 3D sensors out of its Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) hardware skunkworks group. Using its sensors, the phone doesn't jus... Read Post

Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its Impressive $199 Health Tracking Band

Technology : TechCrunch (2 years ago)

For Quantified Self devotees, data hounds and fitness enthusiasts, it's a good time to be alive. Recent improvements in sensor technology, battery life and connectivity (and lower costs) have given rise to a slew of wearable gadgets... Read Post

Turning Cell Phones into Urban Supercomputers

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (4 years ago)

One of the primary ideas behind IBM's Smarter Planet concept is a web of sensors all over the planet, leading to a data explosion. But what if that web of sensors was more directly under the public's control? Strategic forecast cons... Read Post

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC