Weekly Web Harvest for 2018-11-18
- Photos: The Ubiquity of Smartphones – The Atlantic
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The True Size Of … Jeremy Renner shuts down his bizarre app claiming trolls took it over by impersonating him | Fox NewsIn addition, the app implemented a system of “stars” that cost its users money to gain attention. Rather than “liking” a post, as one does on Instagram or Facebook, fans could post an unlimited number of “stars” on Renner’s content. If someone became a top star giver, it was likely, but not certain, they would get a response from Renner himself. However, users had to pay money to replenish their supply of stars. Can you design a website on a (very) limited energy budget? An interview with Gauthier Roussilhe – We Make Money Not ArtFinally, i found his approach to digital technology worth sharing. He released an eye-opening digital guide to low tech, he leads workshops with UX designers, asking them to design a website with an limited energy budget rather than a monetary budget and together with French think-tank The Shift Project, he recently worked on a report that details and visualises the unsustainable use of online video services.
DEAR – Community ProjectThe solution involves the use of an AWS DeepLens device to recognize faces using a local infrence and send only the clips of the faces to S3. A lambda monitoring the S3 bucket will then call Rekognition to get the emotions for each face. The data is then fed to DynamoDB for archival purposes and CloudWatch for real time monitoring of the metrics. Emmett Till’s Murder, and How America Remembers Its Darkest Moments – The New York TimesNice mix of historical and recent images with drone and 360 interactive elements. Judge orders ERA activist who exposed breast outside Capitol held without bond until trial | General-assembly | richmond.com“What the woman did in re-enacting the flag/seal is classic political speech entitled to the highest free speech protection known to law,” he said by email. “She should win and the denial of bond seems to be totally inappropriate. I am very surprised to see that done in a case in which she’d be unlikely to get jail time even if convicted.”
KB Medieval MEME generator Little tools like this that make exploring primary source material fun seem like easy and plentiful paths to get people interested. ‘There Are So Many Issues’: Why Schools Are Struggling to Protect Student Data In the New York City breach, a hacker gained access to student names, birthdates, and data on such characteristics as special education, English-language learner, and free or reduced-price meal status on platforms operated by Illuminate Education, according to news reports. The vendor did not collect students’ Social Security numbers or family income information, the reports noted. Officials with the New York City Department of Education told local news outlets that Illuminate Education had failed to encrypt data on its classroom management, scheduling, and pupil data platforms as required by the contract between the company and the school system.