Inspired and frustrated by the closed, murky, proprietary nature of FireChat, and equally frustrated by my experiencing working on the way too complicated Commotion mesh project, I wanted to find a simple way to answer the question “what do we do when the Internet goes away” problem. FireChat is clearly not the answer for the […]Read more "Hacking on a basic Bluetooth mesh-y concept"
Overall, I am positive on the acquisition, with my main concern being that Google is clear and decisive about how they plan to proceed with the integration and operational side, and that they don’t unintentionally create confusion and concern in the consumer market. ARMING UP FOR THE PATENT WAR Obviously this acquisition is related to […]Read more "My raw thoughts on Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility"
I sure have an interesting life, well at least that is what the location data recorded on my phone tells me!Read more "Amazing GPS Tracking Map from my Android phone!"
News from my work on The Guardian Project: Nathan Freitas will be on a panel at the 2nd annual Open Video Conference in New York this Friday and Saturday. He will be on the panel entitled “Cameras Everywhere” led by our partners at Witness, on Saturday at 3pm. Summary: Cameras Everywhere: Human Rights and Web Video – (2:45 […]Read more "Another Excellent Event: Open Video Conference, This Week in NYC"
I am grateful to have been included in this video round-up from the Open Mobile Camp a few weeks ago: Mobile phones in human rights monitoring is still relatively rare and there are few examples where mobile shave been used successfully in this field. In this video from the recent Open Mobile Camp in New […]Read more "Video from Open Mobile Camp at UNICEF"