MobileViews Podcast 249: Starbucks WiFi wants to know more about you…

  1. Google WiFi in Starbucks wants to know who you are. Asks you for first/last name, email, and ZIP code. Noticed it the other day. Found this ref dated March 22: SeattlePI
    Tip people often forget: GMail allows for instant email address creation with – perfect for times when you might want to give out your address, but want a quick way to filter it away.
  2. Raspberry Pi microSD card performance comparison – 2018

    “I decided to re-run all the benchmarks for all the Samsung and SanDisk cards (the rest, from Sony, Toshiba, Lexar, and no-name brands were so slow for Pi usage as to not warrant any testing at all!)”

  3. Cloudflare’s new DNS attracting ‘gigabits per second’ of rubbish
  4. CloudFlare Twitter Resolver
  5. Google Arts & Culture Monet & Architecture virtual exhibit
  6. Skype for Content Creators.

    [With Skype for Content Creators, Windows 10 and Mac users will be able to select the Content Creators mode to place and record calls directly within NewTek NDI®–enabled software such as:

    Wirecast – $1000
    Xsplit – $200 (sale price)
    Vmix – $700 for two callers, $1200 for 8 callers

    Once the call is recorded, content can be easily imported into apps such as Adobe Premier Pro and Adobe Audition for editing. In addition, users can customize the look and feel of the call—so they can be part of a live show ready for streaming to audiences of all sizes.]

  7. SkyKnit: How an AI Took Over an Adult Knitting Community
  8. RANT: The problem of depending on Google services and products…
    Transitioning Google URL Shortener to Firebase Dynamic Links
    Left for Google’s shortener because is so unreliable. Google’s Firebase is not an alternative for consumers (vs. developers). So back to

    Solution: Get your own domain and use YOURLS

  9. Google Voice WiFi calling:!topic/voice/aI7m1PrV21Y

  10. Jon’s Technology Find: Microsoft Bookings enabled for Academic tiers.

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