Four short links: 21 April 2017

Glare-Free, People Suck, Robots Swing, and This Cute Hack Wants You to Be Happy

By Nat Torkington
April 21, 2017
Four short links.
  1. PhotoScan — really good explanation by Google of how they assemble a glare-free image from multiple shots at different angles.
  2. Climbing Out of Facebook’s Reality Hole (Mat Honan) — The problem with connecting everyone on the planet is that a lot of people are assholes. The issue with giving just anyone the ability to live broadcast to a billion people is that someone will use it to shoot up a school. You have to plan for these things. You have to build for the reality we live in, not the one we hope to create.
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  4. Tarzan Robot (IEEE Spectrum) — built by Georgia Tech, swings on wires.
  5. Tiny Care Terminal — cute terminal app. (via Monica Dinculescu)
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