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This is stunning. This is the type of low level interaction technique that can solve many mobile issues. So many interesting directions unlocked here:
* scrolling vs selection
* better small targeting
* 2 vs 1 handed use
* simple "right click" options
* Revealing click targets

I'm giddy, this is amazing...
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And hover states for mobile! =)
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A Bachelor student group working with Nordic Semiconductor have created an awesome Physical Web Car. Read more about the project and the use of Web Bluetooth on GitHub: https://github.com/web-bluetooth/rc-car-game
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+Ben Hardill got Web Bluetooth working properly last weekend to finish off his Physical Web Light Switch (aka Belkin WeMo lightbulbs).

Learn more about his experience at
http://www.hardill.me.uk/wordpress/2016/03/19/adding-web-bluetooth-to-the-lightswitch/ and check out his GitHub repository at https://github.com/hardillb/physical-web-lightswitch
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FYI: The Physical Web has been accepted on the Google Summer of Code program. This means that this summer some university students from around the world will have the opportunity to get an scholarship to develop an application and get paid for it.
Point your browser to http://physical-web-project.github.io/
And read about the initial ideas we have for the students, plus the actual Cookbook at the main Physical Web web site.

Please note that this has no direct relationship with the Google team behind the Physical Web, and that the projects will be to develop use cases around the technology, but not to develop the Physical Web code directly.

Ping me for any information or use the project email.
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Opera might be getting ready to be sold out to a Consortium of Chinese companies, but that's not stopping the Norwegian team from updating the different ap... by Rita El Khoury in Applications, News
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This is my experiment with relative time a single hand watch over 24 hours. There is honestly a 'minute hand'  but it really shows a faction of the hour used. This was trying to capture a more relative 'slow time' approach to time.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3177384/slow6.watch
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OK that fixed it! As this face has so few layers, it appears that any use of Transition to Dim/Bright on a Moto360 should just off the table. 

Thanks +Perry Farmer for your help in tracking this down, much appreciated.
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I finally decided to open-source my Android BLE advertiser library used in the Beacon Toy app. Hopefully it will benefit anyone who wants to jump-start on creating virtual (Eddystone) beacons from their Android app, for a variety of purposes. Additionally, it adds experimental support for my concept of ephemeral dynamic URLs (anti-spoofing for the Physical Web). The library source code and the details are available on GitHub: https://github.com/adriancretu/uriio/tree/master/android
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Shows how to broadcast a classic ad packet and and Eddystone-URL at the same time. This is very helpful when using the Physical Web with web bluetooth.
+Jan Jongboom 
.gist, iframe { padding-top: 20px; }One of the questions we’re facing as IoT developers is: ‘how can we make users interact with our devices?’. The standard way of solving that issue for the past few...
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Lots of people are getting all upset about the iOS vs Android as well as the Web vs native feel to this blog post. That is a distraction. This post is about a guy moving to Android because it support the modern web better. That's it.

But even within this limited context, I still see this as important blog post as the web is improving quickly and it wouldn't surprise me that people who value the web will feel similarly.
+Henrik Joreteg
Hi, I'm Henrik Joreteg. Mobile web consultant, developer, and speaker. all posts | twitter | email | hire | book | tutorials · Why I switched to Android after 7 years of iOS. Last updated: 22 Mar 2016 | tagged: mobile, web, ios, android, chrome. Monday of last week I was all excited.
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We've written up a 'Getting Started Guide' for people that want to start rolling out Physical Web deployments. We have been getting lots of questions around best practices (like turning down the broadcast power) and put this doc together. Please feel free to ask any questions about it here.
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[PUBLIC] Physical Web Getting Started Guide for DevelopersPhysical Web: How to Get Started as a Developer Who this applies to This guide is meant to be a tutorial for developers who are interested in the Physical Web and would like to deploy it to their users. Introduction The vision of the Physical Web is to enable users to discover useful nearby web ...
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There are many to pick from and I don't want to endorse any specific beacon. When I was testing the Bluvision beacons, I noticed that their app let you set the power for each frame type separately. There are likely others that do this. Also, (I'm just being very cautious, sorry) I haven't tested this ability so, you know, your milage may vary... ;-)
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Still not available! Any updates soon?
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    Masters Computer Science, 1984 - 1986
  • Stanford University
    Economics, 1979 - 1983
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Working on making the Physical Web happen
Introduction
Scott Jenson has been doing user interface design and strategic planning for 20 years. He worked at Apple on System 7, Newton, and the Apple Human Interface guidelines. He was the director of Symbian's DesignLab, VP of product design for Cognima, a manager of mobile UX for Google for 5 years, and a creative director at frog design in San Francisco.

As a battle scarred veteran of the software industry, Scott has shipped a consumer spreadsheet, been a part of 2 Mac OS releases, 5 Newton product cycles, 4 commercial web site revisions, designed 3 different mobile phone UIs, sworn at innumerable mobile browsers, and has over 20 patents.
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I'm the guy who added "Bragging rights" to G+
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Product Designer
Employment
  • Google
    Product Strategy, 2013 - present
  • Jenson Design
    2012 - 2013
    Consulted for a couple of early stage startups
  • frog design inc.
    Creative Director, 2011 - 2012
  • Google
    Manager Mobile UX, 2005 - 2011
  • Jenson Design
    Principal, 2002 - 2005
  • Cognima
    Design Director, 2001 - 2002
  • Symbian Ltd.
    Director Product Design, 1998 - 2001
  • Jenson Design
    Principal, 1996 - 1998
  • Apple Inc.
    UX Designer, 1988 - 1996
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Excellent tapas and service. Owner came to our table when then service was slow, apologized and gave us a free tapas. We had the mini (pork) hamburgers, the guacamole toast with anchovies, and the carpaccio, all excellent. The Andalusian cream desert was delightful.
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Great fresh food across from Moscone west
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Great shop, fit me in and did a simple repair quick and fast. Also made sure I understood what he was doing so I could do it myself in the future. Helpful, friendly, and clearly knows what he is doing.
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Lovely old hotel with updated clean rooms. We were in the 'new wing' with nice rooms and modern bathrooms. Like any old hotel, the walls are a bit thin so you can have noise problems but we've found this true for nearly every place we've stayed in Yellowstone. Unfortunately, the internet situation is much worse. There is no wifi but some of the rooms have ethernet so if you have the plug you can get connected. However, be prepared, it is dead slow and costs $12/day. I'm not really upset at the price, but I would expect it to actually work if you're going to pay. You can do email, but anything involving audio is nearly impossible.
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Went there based on two lists claiming it was the best breakfast in Vegas. Service was great but the food was a bit of a let down. Their signature dish, the "Grand Cru" pancakes were built up to be these amazing over-the-top pancakes but were just basically chocolate chip pancakes. They were ok, but they were far from over the top. My wife's scrambled eggs were left under the lamp too long and were dry and hard. I'm giving it 3 stars as it *is* a decent place, maybe we just hit a bad day, but this is definitely not the 'best breakfast in Vegas'
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I stayed here for CES as it was the last place I could find. When I arrived: * No sheets on the bed (when pointed out, they handed me an extra sheet) * No shower curtain * Very strong chemical smell (I had to run the fan for hours) * Tiny, cheap, scratchy towels * They force you to pay upfront (never a good sign) This is a huge low rental complex for people down on their luck. The ones I talked to were very nice. However, I was propositioned in the parking lot and I was told to always close my hotel window (by a nice tenant) as there is apparently a big problem with robberies. When I asked the front desk about this issue they said not to worry as "most people here are packing"!!! While checking out I overheard the desk clerk discuss with a permanent tenant the apparently long term issue of cricket infestations. There was a list they were signing up for to get fumigated. My guess is that is what I smelled when I first checked in. On top of it all, this place costs $220/night! (with taxes and fees, it was listed at $170) They are clearly taking advantage of the huge influx of people to CES. Needless to say, next year when I go to CES, I will book earlier and never stay in this place again.
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