Geek Tech Live Ep 52!
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Lets talk about an Epic fail for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) .
A lone TwitPic of a sleeping ticket collector has created a huge argument from citizens and media on the price hikes of the TCC fares and then to have a sleeping transit worker.. eek! not good.
this photo made it to Twitter and TwitPic on the 21st and its brought enough media attention that the TCC is now in firefight mode. Read more about the Pic and the outrage at Mashable.com
Skynet.. ahem.. Google Nexus One censors your Speech to text.
really? I dont have a lot of problems with accidentally recording myself talking to text and then firing out hundreds of emails to my co-workers. alas google is just “keeping you safe” thanks! Skynet!
Reuters discovered that the innovative voice recognition feature converts swear words into a string of # symbols when rendered into text.
Read more on What the ###: Google’s NExus ONe Censors Your Curse words. Are we F### doomed? find out at the above link.
Top Smartphone App LocalEats Donating 100 Percent of App Revenue to Haiti Relief Until March 1
Top-selling smartphone dining application LocalEats announced yesterday that it is donating 100% of all its mobile app revenue, starting today and until March 1, to the American Red Cross Haiti Earthquake Relief Fund.
Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) January 21, 2010 — LocalEats, a leading iPhone and BlackBerry Storm dining application and creator of popular website WhereTheLocalsEat.com, announced yesterday that it has released its LocalEats app for the Android platform and that it is donating 100% of all its mobile app revenue, until March 1, to the American Red Cross Haiti Earthquake Relief Fund.
Awesome Job Guys! and to you guys reading this or listening to the podcast… go and donate now!
Zoodak is First to Release A Facebook Application for A Fantasy Stock Market Game
San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2010 — Zoodak has just released the first Facebook application that allows users to play fantasy stock trading within Facebook. Zoodak’s Facebook application features all of the gaming and social networking that Zoodak.com has; players can make predictions, create a portfolio, and apply knowledge all without having to leave Facebook or complete a registration. Using a web-mail address book or Facebook account, users can customize invitations and invite friends to play with them.
“Zoodak combines the concept of virtual stock trading, market analysis, gaming and social networking in one easy-to-use and fun environment,” said Zoodak’s Chief Marketing Officer, Adrian Peña. ZooStreet, Zoodak.com’s social networking feature is one of Zoodak’s biggest advantages over other stock market games. Players can access this, along with all of the the other features on Zoodak.com, including the game, through the application on Zoodak’s Facebook page. Zoodak’s Facebook application is the first online stock market game that automatically logs players on to the site and allows them to engage with the game directly from within Facebook. Instead of having to fill in information on a registration page, the automatic registration gets users immediately signed in, playing the game, and on their way to winning cash prizes in tournaments.”
Found a Great new Internet Television Show and its Live! Cool! or should I say … RAD!
I was surfing the net and came across thestream.tv on this internet Tv network I found a really cool show called The RadNerd Show . The hosts are Beau Ryan, Leo Camacho, as well as manning the chat room is Amra “Flitz” Ricketts and dont forget Damian Beurer who does the Comic book reviews etc..
Since this is Internet Television there is no filter so be warned. The nexus one wont be Hashing out the swear words on this show! The previous guest was Chris Gore of Filmthreat.com fame and DVDDuesday on Attack of the show all live and uncensored…Awesome!!
Check them out at http://radnerd.com
as well as on the http://thestream.tv site Live PST at 10pm http://www.thestream.tv/series.php?s=56
If you want to read up on the hosts here is some links on contacting them.
Beau Ryan | Host/Producer
email@example.com | twitter: @BeauRyan
Leo Camacho | Host/Creative Director
firstname.lastname@example.org | twitter: @LeoZombie
Amra “Flitz” Ricketts | Guest Host/Co-Producer/Video Editor
email@example.com | twitter: @Flitz
Damian Beurer | Guest Host/Co-Producer
firstname.lastname@example.org | twitter: @DJBeurer
Ok, well thats it for GTL episode 52. You can reach me at twitter at @Geektechlive send me an email or subscribe to my RSS feeds at Http://geektechlive.com or friend me up at Geektechlive on facebook
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