Gongol.com Archives: June 2014

Brian Gongol

June 19, 2014

Threats and Hazards Social media as terrorist soft power
Or, "Why terrorists tweet about cats". Do you beat them by blocking them? Drowning them out? Outmaneuvering them?

Computers and the Internet Amazon's new Fire smartphone is out...for $200 to $650
The camera takes 13-megapixel shots and 1080p video. The OS is based on Android, and the processor runs at 2.2 GHz with 2 Gb of RAM. Their Siri imitation is called "Firefly", and they claim the phone employs "one-handed" shortcuts (like tilting the phone to navigate on the screen) -- we'll see how well that works in practice.

News Omaha police are getting wearable cameras
The technology is impressive. The implications could be interesting.

Business and Finance Wages aren't rising in Manhattan

Broadcasting Chelsea Handler is moving a talk show to Netflix

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