Daybook: June 4, 2018

Got a few nephews and nieces on fovi8 this past weekend. They got a kick doing some judging and later uploaded some photos from their phones. Biggest memory, the question “Are you going to do an app?”

Of course it’s been in the works forever. I did a little looking around at going a different direction on it yesterday and I’m going to build it today. I’m guessing it will take three hours.

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Free idea for the newsroom: Combine an audio transcription service with a police scanner. Certain words could be flaggable and trigger alerts, like shooting, fire, whatever. This could be built very easily, run on a virtual server at low cost. A monitor in the newsroom could display a running text feed (or even a private twitter feed) of the important calls, or all calls.

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Planning on watching Apple’s WWDC keynote today. Hopefully we will move beyond holding up an ipad in front of the kitchen table to play a video game. Trying to stay positive, no need for ridiculing something that was kind of cool, and will be cool in AR glasses.

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Been posting on Instagram more, and Twitter, too. But have turned off notifications. No need to have my focus pulled away from important projects beca

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