Friday, July 15, 2011

The Sift 181-185

The Sift 181: Apple
  • Steve Jobs Unveils Crazy Spaceship-Shaped Clean Energy Campus for Apple
  • Apple gives in to publishers, changes policy on in-app subscription prices
  • Apple to drop DUI checkpoint apps like a bad habit
  • iOS 5 imposes minor feature limitations on iPhone 3GS, 3G owners still bitter
  • iCloud’s real purpose: kill Windows

The Sift 182: Food, Health, Exercise and Medicine
  • 5 ways restaurants get you to spend
  • New Self-Powered, Blood-Activated LED Sensor Can Detect Pancreatitis in an Hour
  • Not Just for Cavities: Brushing Your Teeth Affects Your Body’s Total Health
  • Nike+ Visualizations: 1,000+ Runs in NYC
  • Whole Grain Pasta May Not Hold Many Real Health Benefits

The Sift 183: Google
  • Google Decides Knowledge is Power
  • Creative Commons Videos on YouTube
  • Better Embedding Code for Google +1 Buttons
  • Knocking down barriers to knowledge - voice search, visual search, instant pages
  • Google trademarks Photovine, hints at new photo-sharing service


The Sift 184: Cycling
  • Brilliant LED Backpack Lets Night Cyclists Signal to Drivers
  • Washington still 'most bicycle-friendly state'
  • Roll Your Bike Up the Staircase
  • Visualizing All Bike Accidents in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Cycle Safely With Fraser Mort’s Playful Emoting Bike Lights

The Sift 185: Entertainment and Technology
  • CBS’ fine new dramas are an escape from reality TV
  • Motorola Televation turns cable TV into IPTV streams for the whole home
  • Hulu Expands Original Programming With Sci-Fi & Comedy Shows
  • Wii U will not play DVDs or Blu-ray, Iwata says
  • New Discovery May Lead to Typing-Powered Laptops and Everlasting Batteries

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