Adam E. Williams
Adam E. Williams2 weeks ago
FG Trade / Getty Images Even a favorite stay-at-home activity like watching TV can get lonely sometimes, especially if you’re used to hanging out with your friends and watching together. And although you can stream and text, FaceTime, or share your screen on Zoom, sometimes that just doesn’t cut it. If you’re looking for a way to make your social-distancing series binge more, well, social, there are browser extensions that let you host watch parties digitally. [ 54 more words ]
http://www.adamewilliams.com/how-to-watch-movies-with-friends-online/
Adam E. Williams
Adam E. Williams2 weeks ago
Pat and Lisa talk about the impact of COVID19 – and the news changes minute by minute. Help your neighbors if you can! And price gouging during a crisis is a given – it’s WRONG but... Seattle Radio personalities (and we use that term loosely) Pat Cashman and Lisa Foster are BACK and on DEMAND talking about stuff you want to listen to with each new episode of "Peculiar Podcast".
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Recognizing Ignaz Semmelweis and Handwashing
Today’s Doodle follows the official guidelines on how to properly wash your hands from the World Health Organization. Learn more handwashing tips from the WH...
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Adam E. Williams
Adam E. Williams2 weeks ago
Microsoft is revealing new Teams features today to mark three years of the service just as it experiences unprecedented growth amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Teams suffered an outage on Monday as demand for the communication and chat app surged worldwide with people working and learning from home. The software giant counted 32 million daily active users of Teams last week on March 11th, but this jumped by 12 million to 44 million daily active users yesterday. [ 45 more words ]
http://www.adamewilliams.com/microsoft-announces-new-teams-features-as-usage-skyrockets-nearly-40-percent-in-a-week/
Adam E. Williams
Adam E. Williams3 weeks ago
Over the past few years, Bing Maps has generated high quality building footprints leveraging the power of AI. In September 2019, our team released another Open Buildings Dataset. However, so far there has been no mechanism to get such data into the hands of mappers and speed up the process of mapping. When Facebook reached out to our team, right around the latest buildings data release, to partner on enriching their RapiD editor with Microsoft Buildings, it was an obvious match. [ 412 more words ]
http://blogs.bing.com/maps/2020-03/facebooks-rapid-editor-now-includes-microsoft-building-footprints
Adam E. Williams
Adam E. Williams3 weeks ago
Photo by Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance via Getty Images The ghost of Theranos is still haunting the biotech industry, even in the middle of a pandemic. A shell company called Labrador Diagnostics LLC, which says it holds the rights to two Theranos patents, sued a company making COVID-19 tests for patent infringement. The lawsuit asked the court to force the company, BioFire, to stop making its tests. [ 70 more words ]
http://www.adamewilliams.com/a-softbank-owned-company-used-theranos-patents-to-sue-over-covid-19-tests/