Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: technology

85 bookmarks tagged “technology

Google and Apple launching coronavirus contact-tracing system for iOS and Android - The Verge

theverge.com/2020/4/10/21216484/google-apple-coronavirus-contract-tracing-bluetooth-location-tracking-data-app
Google and Apple are introducing an API to allow Bluetooth LE-based coronavirus exposure contact tracing through official public health authority apps and later as a lower-level feature of iOS and Android. The system could help warn users if they were around someone diagnosed with COVID-19.

The high-tech secret behind the stunning cinematography of ‘Uncut Gems’

inputmag.com/features/uncut-gems-secret-cinematography-light-ranger-2
How did the Safdie brothers keep a perpetually moving Adam Sandler in focus? With a device called the Light Ranger 2.

Can blind people use Tinder? - UX Collective

uxdesign.cc/can-blind-people-use-tinder-8e5bd9296d7b
Mobile-first dating apps such as Tinder, Hinge, and Bumble have the potential to greatly benefit the blind community. Unfortunately, advocates of these apps largely ignore the narrative of the blind…

How Hmong Americans turned a conference call line into a radio of their own - The Verge

theverge.com/2019/11/22/20975911/hmong-radio-conference-line-diaspora-america-phone-djs
The Asian diaspora is reimagining the conference call line as a radio show for Hmong people, by Hmong people. The Verge explores how these "stations" are run, and talks to the DJs who own them.

How a new technology is changing the lives of people who cannot speak | News | The Guardian

theguardian.com/news/2018/jan/23/voice-replacement-technology-adaptive-alternative-communication-vocalid
The long read: Millions are robbed of the power of speech by illness, injury or lifelong conditions. Can the creation of bespoke digital voices transform their ability to communicate?

Is the Answer to Phone Addiction a Worse Phone? - The New York Times

nytimes.com/2018/01/12/technology/grayscale-phone.html
A small group of people have turned their phone screens to shades of gray to make them less stimulating. That’s the opposite of what tech companies want.