Transforming Streets with AI: A Dutch WebApp’s Pedestrian and Bike-Friendly Vision


In the ever-evolving landscape of urban planning and technology, a Dutch web application has emerged as a trailblazer, utilizing artificial intelligence to reimagine the streets we navigate daily. This innovative tool takes Google Street View to a new level, envisioning any street as a more sustainable, bike- and pedestrian-friendly space. Urbanization has brought about both opportunities and...

iOS 17 Journal App: An Early Peek at Digital Reflection


In the ever-evolving world of technology, there’s always something new and exciting on the horizon. This is one of the most exciting apps I am curious about… It’s the iOS 17 Journal app. This feature, first introduced at Apple’s WWDC event in June, has been the talk of the town among iOS enthusiasts. While iOS 17 officially launched in September, the highly anticipated...

Book: The Internet Con: How To Seize the Means of Computation by Cory Doctorow


It looks like Cory Doctorow has a new book coming out on September 5th, 2023! It sounds very interesting so I have just pre-ordered it on my Kindle. Book description from Amazon: When the tech platforms promised a future of “connection,” they were lying. They said their “walled gardens” would keep us safe, but those were prison walls.The platforms locked us into their...

Bluesky Launches Paid Domain Service


Bluesky, the decentralized social network supported by Jack Dorsey, has taken a significant step towards providing a sustainable and user-centric platform. In a recent announcement, the team unveiled their partnership with Namecheap, introducing a paid domain service. By prioritizing user ownership of data and distancing itself from the traditional ad-based model, Bluesky aims to revolutionize...

Harnessing the Power of Thin Air: Scientists’ Breakthrough in Continuous Clean Energy


Clean and renewable energy sources have become increasingly vital in our quest for a sustainable future. In a groundbreaking development, scientists have made remarkable progress in extracting power directly from the atmosphere. This revolutionary technology, known as the “air-powered generator,” has the potential to pave the way for a continuous and clean energy solution. In this...

Final Step of Photosynthesis Discovered


The researchers at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory observed the final step of photosynthesis in atomic detail, discovering an extra oxygen atom being produced. The team used extremely high-resolution images to observe the process, and their discoveries could help provide a roadmap for optimizing clean energy sources. They hope to use the same...

Syncing Apple Watch Fitness Data to Garmin Connect


It is not possible to sync data from Apple Watch directly to Garmin Connect, but it is possible to transfer data by manually uploading the files or by using the RunGap app. Needless to say I have finally subscribed to a year of service to get it sync automatically using RunGap. Doing it manually was just too much hassle. I use now regularly my Apple Fitness+ workout classes with Apple Watch and I...

WatchOS 10


Analyst 941 has leaked information about watchOS 10’s new interface, which is said to be much easier to use and follow iOS’s design cues. This includes a grid-style layout with icons arranged in rows, as well as support for folders. The leaker also promised more details soon. Fascinating to see how the OS is evolving over time. Excited about it.

Kindle Scribe


The Kindle Scribe is a new device that promises to enhance the reading and note-taking experience for book enthusiasts. With its advanced technology, the Kindle Scribe offers users the ability to take notes, highlight, and annotate books directly on the device, making it a useful tool for both students and professionals. I have had it for a few months and use it daily. Absolutely love the note...

Joke of the Day: Meta to Make Decentralized Twitter Clone


Meta, a parent company of Facebook, is developing a text-based social network app to rival both Twitter and its decentralized competitor, Mastodon. The app will be standalone and allow users to login with Instagram credentials. It will be based on the decentralized social networking protocol ActivityPub, and is likely in response to Twitter’s recent technical issues and dwindling viewership...

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