Google has had predictive support resources for those who might be contemplating suicide for some time. Now, Apple has added similar measures to Siri.
As we interact with technology more and more, I hope more people can use it to get more than just emotional help. This could help with gambling or substance problems and battered women/children.
via Steven’s Blog
Michael Arrington notes how iOS 7 has shifted startup priorities away from Android:
So how are startups responding to the news? They’re “tearing up their Q3 product roadmap” and “starting from scratch,” say a few of the startups I spoke to. “There are subtle but profound changes” says one.
The last direct quote is my favorite. Go ahead… Read it.
A Whole Foods removed all the produce from its shelves to show how much our food would change if no bees were around to pollinate them.
via Unlikely Words
Does knowing the government watches and records you change the way you invoke other basic rights like attorney/client privilege, doctor/patient confidentiality, or freedom of speech?
I bet it does.
Great for Netflix, parents, and kids. Good for Dreamworks Animation.
Netflix doesn’t need Viacom to be popular with paying consumers. In fact, I don’t think the content Amazon picked up is as valuable. Considering there are already so many characters on Netflix, I don’t see how Viacom can justify keeping its Nickelodeon properties off it unless you want to hide them.