Category: The Geek Life

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Remote workers using robots

Many moons ago, I was sitting in an airport talking to a co-worker and I said, I really wish someone would invent teleportation or figure out a way of bending distance so we don’t...

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Food Trucks of Silicon Valley

Originally posted at wend.ca. The Foodtruck scene is very much alive and well in SF and SJ, and thanks to Off the Grid, SF’s foodtrucks can be booked and frequently find themselves parked around...

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The Bikes of Silicon Valley

Originally posted on wend.ca. Finally… the post I’ve been promising for a while… the one about company bikes in Silicon Valley. Surprisingly, there’s not a lot of information out there about the specifics of...

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A sweet new take on Android

One of the most prominent changes in the Lollipop release is a redesigned user interface built around a design language known as Material Design, which was made to retain a paper-like feel to the...

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A Tour of Silicon Valley in a Mustang

Originally posted on wend.ca. While looking for a monument or site to visit on the Mustang Adventures, I had an epiphany. I work in Silicon Valley with some of the most popular IT companies...

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Coffee Chat with Alex Z.

Coffee chats are a way to share the personalities and the insights of the people who work with technology. The focus is not on companies or the work being done but on the individuals...

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The @ Conundrum

It started with a simple post to Instagram. The message: @depage. The Google elves left this on my desk. And, there was a link to a photo on Instagram. I cross post to all...

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It’s Officially Official

Android is the operating system that powers over 1 billion smartphones and tablets. Since these devices make our lives so sweet, each Android version is named after a dessert: Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread,...

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Google Loon

Many of us think of the Internet as a global community. But two-thirds of the world’s population does not yet have Internet access. Project Loon is a network of balloons traveling on the edge...