A Curated List of Interesting Stuff
3 Things This Week: A Curated List of Interesting Stuff
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Memorial Day 2017

May 26, 2017

Suffering From Long Weekend-itis? It's Memorial Day NOT Veterans Day!

We are looking forward to a long weekend and the celebration of Memorial Day on Monday, when we honor the military women and men who died while serving our country. Learn more about Memorial Day here. For most of us, this weekend means family time and picnics. So in case you're looking for recipe inspiration, go here for grilling ideas or holiday-themed dessert ideas and more. Have fun with it! When else do you relish eating red, white, and blue food?!

Weekend reads

Finally a Good Use of Drones... Saving the Elephants and Rhinos!

For the second time this year, a project has launched using technology and big data to stop poaching in Afrika. This latest project is a collaboration between Neurala and the Lindbergh Foundation's Air Shepherd program and uses artificial intelligence (AI) and drones to assist in stopping poachers. The first project is an ambitious endeavor by none other than Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, and uses big data to pre-empt poachers as well. Finally, an excellent use of drones!

More great elephant resources here:

 

Did You Know Your Camera Wants to Kill Your Keyboard?

Whether you're comfortable with it or not, we as a society are interacting with our computers in a more natural and emotive way and that means less typing. According to this article, the camera is the new keyboard. For Google, the camera becomes the input device and so you don't even need a keyboard. Suddenly the complex world can be understood just by aiming your camera at something. Point your camera at a tree and it'll tell you the variety. Snap a pic of a restaurant and see the menu or book a reservation. Showing is easier than telling and who likes typing anyway, right?

From our blog

Customizing How Cultures Work with Kentico CMS

Sometimes you need to think outside the box to get the behavior you want when customizing multiple cultures with Kentico CMS.


SharePoint Apps: Teams Use Office365 Planner to collaborate

The SharePoint Planner integration, is much more than just a calendar app that exists within SharePoint.



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