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Sciddy Community Online Made Easier

We just upgraded the blog here on Sciddy to make it easier for more people to quickly intereact with us. The comment section on any of these blog posts can be opened simply by choosing whatever Social Network(s) you already use and love. This does not share your password for any of those with us. [&hellip

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Age of Context

A new book just out,  “Age of Context: Mobile, Sensors, Data and the Future of Privacy” is full of key insights about how “wearable computing” and a sensor laden world of objects is going to,  and IS,  changing the world in which we interact (or rather,  the way we experience that world.)  While many “older [&hellip

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Online TV News and fighting Cable Monopoly

I have long anticipated the convergence of TV with the Internet. Back in my pre-Internet nerd days, I was an audio and then a video enthusiast. I’ve long been a hobbyist in recording. When computer mediated communications came along, I was very much into the ways we can communicate and build community around a wide [&hellip

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Google’s “ChromeCast”: A good option for Seniors. Why?

Google has just released (although it was so popular that it has run out of stock temporarily) a device that is so cheap and so widely desired that it may well change the relationship between our phones and tablets to our TVs. It’s a pretty good bet that it will. This is CHROMECAST, a small [&hellip

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Favorite/important smart phone features for you?

With the upcoming Motorola new smart phone (Moto X) release, it might be interesting to ask our Sciddy community what phone apps/features are your most used/most valuable? I just upgraded my phone to a new Android powered phone, the Galaxy S3. While I have had some exposure to Android, it was a highly customized, feature [&hellip

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