Author: Adam E. Williams

Author: Adam E. Williams

Uber, Lyft, DoorDash suspend operations in some US cities with curfews – #uber #lyft #doordash #curfew #suspendservice #cnbc #georgefloyd | #RoadmapForSuccess
June 1, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In order to comply with local curfew orders, food delivery platform DoorDash and ride-sharing companies Lyft and Uber are temporarily suspending service in some cities across the US, CNBC reported. More than three dozen cities have implemented curfews following demonstrations protesting the May 25th death of George Floyd

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I’m Gonna Kick Your Mouth Off – #PeculiarPodcast #Humor #DontBeSoSerious #Seattle #PatCashman #washyourhands #COVID19 #coronavirus | #RoadmapforSuccess
June 1, 2020 Entertainment Adam E. Williams

Lisa does not have that “music” gene – at all. Pat did, but lost it. There are some jobs that we are grateful we do not have to do. And sometimes it’s weird to let strangers… Seattle Radio personalities (and we use that term loosely) Pat Cashman and Lisa Foster are BACK and on DEMAND

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Apple, Amazon among companies adjusting operations amid demonstrations – #apple #amazon #target #retailers #riots #georgefloyd #pandemic #noracism #safety| #RoadmapForSuccess
June 1, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Photo by Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images Amazon, Target, and Apple all made modifications to their business operations over the weekend in light of demonstrations in cities across the US, Bloomberg reported. Apple kept many of its retail stores closed on Sunday, including some that had just reopened after weeks of being shuttered due to

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London doctors use Microsoft’s augmented-reality goggles to reduce coronavirus exposure – #london #doctors #microsoft #AR #augmentedreality #goggles #coronavirus #COVID19 #washyourhands #alonetogether | #RoadmapForSuccess
June 1, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

London hospitals are testing Microsoft’s HoloLens technology to reduce the number of doctors exposed to patients with COVID-19, in a program that could be expanded across the National… — Read on www.seattletimes.com/business/london-doctors-use-microsofts-augmented-reality-goggles-to-reduce-coronavirus-exposure/

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YouTube will donate $1 million to the Center for Policing Equity – #youtube #alphabet #centerforpolicingequity #noracism #donations | #RoadmapForSuccess
June 1, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube says it will donate $1 million to the Center for Policing Equity, to demonstrate “solidarity against racism and violence.” The Alphabet-owned video platform tweeted that it was pledging the funds “in support of efforts to address social injustice.” The company did not specifically reference the demonstrations in

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DoorDash’s new Storefront feature will help restaurants set up their own websites – #DoorDash #storefront #feature #Restaurants #websites #coronavirus #COVID19 #AloneTogether | #RoadmapForSuccess
May 29, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge  DoorDash on Thursday launched a new initiative called Storefront to help restaurants create websites and directly manage online pickup and delivery orders. As the COVID-19 pandemic has forced restaurants to pause their sit-down service, many have become increasingly reliant on delivery platforms like DoorDash, as well as competitors

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Niantic adds ‘reality blending’ to Pokémon Go to make your virtual pals even more realistic – #niantic #pokemongo #realityblending #AR #augmentedreality #gaming #mobile #virtual | #RoadmapForSuccess
May 26, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Niantic Labs is adding a new augmented reality feature to Pokémon Go next month that will make the virtual creatures look even more realistic. The new feature will let real-world objects obscure parts of the pocket monsters or let them hide entirely behind environmental fixtures like trees or

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J.K. Rowling is releasing a new book chapter-by-chapter online for free – #JKRowling #TheIckabog #HarryPotter #FantasticBeasts #book #online #free | #RoadmapForSuccess
May 26, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

J.K. Rowling will stagger the release of her new children’s novel The Ickabog over the next seven weeks, publishing the book in tiny chapters online and making it available to readers for free. Rowling is hosting The Ickabog on a new website with anywhere from “a chapter (or two, or three)” being published at a

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You can now play Microsoft’s new surf game inside the Edge browser – #microsoft #edge #browser #surf #game #easteregg | #RoadmapForSuccess
May 26, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Microsoft created a fun Easter egg for its Edge browser to reveal the new logo last year, and it’s now available for everyone to play. The Edge surf game is very similar to SkiFree, a classic game that was released as part of Microsoft’s Entertainment Pack 3 for Windows back in 1991. While it was

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