I finally got around to using Twitter’s Periscope app to stream live video tonight, thanks to a low-power FM station going on the air a short walk from my house. Some 15 years after I first wrote about “LPFM,” it’s pretty exciting to be able to put one of these hyperlocal stations in my presets; look for an article about this soon.
12/4/2015; Virtual Surgery, 3-D Security Cameras, and Other Glimpses of Our Augmented Future, Yahoo Tech
I took a field trip to College Park to check out a presentation about the work the University of Maryland and some affiliated researchers are doing with virtual and augmented reality, and I thought it interesting enough to write up this report. A bonus of this drive: getting to hear UMD’s freeform station WMUC.
On my way back, I stopped by Al Jazeera’s D.C. studio to answer a few questions about Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropy, but I have no idea if any of that aired as planned on AJ’s Arabic-language channel.
12/6/2015: How to ease move from a Mac to iPad, USA Today
Once again, Thanksgiving-weekend tech support yielded a Q&A column for USAT. Do you have any tips about a Mac-to-iPad migration to add to this story’s advice?