TheInterviewr is a dead drop super simple app to record telephone interviews online using your existing telephone. The system uses APIs from Twilio and Box.net to let users schedule interviews with contacts, enter notes for the interviews and upload associated files to a central place. Then, when it comes time to do the interview, both parties are sent an SMS to remind them it's about to begin. The person performing the interview clicks a button on TheInterviewr website and both peoples' phones are called automatically. Have a conversation, refer to your notes and documents, then click the same button toRead More
With this version, Swype has introduced several new gestures for quickly doing some of the most common tasks involving text. You've always been able to use some basic, core Swype gestures, like punctuation words, and jumping quickly to the editing layer. Now swype has added 2 new categories of gestures with this version: Editing gestures and application gestures. Quick Editing - Access cut, copy, paste, and select-all functions in a flash! #1 Cut - Swype from the Swype key to the X key #2 Copy - Swype from the Swype key to the C key #3 Paste - Swype from the Swype key toRead More
Programming isn't for everybody, and no matter how hard some people try and how many books and videos they get their hands on, there is always a certain point they can't get past. Founded by Zach Sims and Ryan Bubinski who built the website using Ruby on Rails, Codecademy is sporting good-looking and intuitive interface is fun way to teach yourself how to program, write your first lines of code. On top of that the initial signup flow doesn’t show up til you’ve completed your first few lessons, as soon as you land on Codecademy.com you’ll be prompted to complete theRead More
Crowdsourcing is all around us, used by brands we use everyday. But what is crowdsourcing and how are companies taking advantage of the powerful collaborative abilities of the internet? Take a visual look at crowdsourcing today, and how it could change our lives in future. Takes a look at the practice of crowdsourcing projects in the infographic below: what it means, where the term originated, and how it works. The pros and cons of the technique are also lightly discussed. A company can get essential input from their target audience, and that audience is given a voice and the opportunityRead More
AliveCor, developer of a low-budget electrocardiogram (ECG) recorder that works in conjunction with a variety of mobile platforms (iPhone, iPad, and Android). AliveCor’s credit card-sized wireless device is capable of turning iOS and Android smartphones and tablets into low-cost heart monitors that can be used by patients at home and by physicians and other healthcare providers in a clinical setting. Universal iCard ECG works with all currently-sold iPhones and iPads The device isn’t for sale yet – AliveCor’s products haven’t yet been cleared as a medical device in the United States.
Do you find yourself posting the same thing to both Twitter and Facebook? There’s a simple way to automate that, without cross-posting every single update. #1 Login to Facebook. #2 Go to the app page for the third-party Selective Tweets app. #3 Enter your Twitter username into the box there, and click Save. #4 Go to Twitter and log out if you are logged in and log back in. (If you don’t do this, you’ll get an error message telling you to log out the first time you try to cross-post.) #5 From now on, any Twitter post to which you append the Twitter hashtagRead More
The science of speech recognition - Ever dream of the day when you could control your house, car, and robotic butler with sound of your voice? What was once strictly in the realm of science fiction is creeping ever closer to become reality. Automatic speech recognition is the technology computers use to understand, transcribe, and carry out functions from spoken commands. When you tell your iPhone to 'Call Kate' you are using Automatic speech recognition. To explain science and impact of automated speech recognition (ASR), Medical Transcription has created an infographic that goes through the technology behind ASR.
Wondered you could manage your bookmarks independent of any browser, rather than associated with specific browsers, and that you could organize these within a browser independent folder structure. HTMtied is a portable application which converts any URL from the clipboard to an HTML file which acts as the URL’s shortcut. It is quite similar to bookmarking any website, however, in this case they are saved as a shortcut on required local location instead of browser’s bookmarks archive. It instantly converts any Internet address (link, URL) to a very small HTML file that when opened in any browser, it will automaticallyRead More