iWatch + iOS 8: Apple sets out to redefine mobile health, fitness tracking

Elijah:

What do you think? Would you buy a wearable wrist tech device?

Originally posted on 9to5Mac:

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Apple has its sights set on another industry ripe for reinvention: the mobile healthcare and fitness world. Apple currently plans to release a new version of the iPhone operating system this year with health and fitness tracking integration as its headline feature, according to sources briefed on the plans. Apple’s work on such an operating system likely indicates that Apple is nearing the introduction of its long-awaited, sensor-laden “iWatch,” which sources say is well into development…

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An Inside Look at Twitter

From August 2, 2007:

An inside look. Meet the team. 37 minutes of Twitter brilliance. Watch it.

You get to see the inside of Twitter’s headquarters. Filmed last Friday, the day after they got funding. Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, talks about funding for the first few minutes — we start the interview as Biz is on the move just as they were starting to celebrate Niall Kennedy’s birthday.

Source: http://scobleizer.com/2007/08/02/youre-watching-my-twitter-video/

Beyonce On Gender Equality, Power, And Who Decides What’s Sexy

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:

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“You know, equality is a myth, and for some reason, everyone accepts the fact that women don’t make as much money as men do. I don’t understand that. Why do we have to take a backseat? I truly believe that women should be financially independent from men. And let’s face it: money gives men the power to run the show. It gives men the power to define value. They define what’s sexy. And men define what’s feminine. It’s ridiculous.”  -Beyonce

I don’t remember where I ran across this initially, but I remember being struck by it enough that I wanted to pull it up again and think about it more. Bey understands. Money is power. Power defines society. She has brought attention to a greater consequence of inequality. We are told how to ideally live and work and be, and these ideas are perpetuated through media, advertising…

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