This Week in Context: Let's meet up in Paris for the Music Hack Day April 4-6! Also, the latest news on the acquisitions of Basis & Oculus Science, the Moto 360 smart watch, and some new and interesting research papers on mobile sensing and human behaviour recognition ontologies.
Read about how journalists should ask more critical questions about algorithms, the digital future in 2025 according to the Imagining the Internet Project, and Google's Wearables SDK and the challenges their self driving cars face.
Apple has announced their own in-vehicle infotainment system, being context-aware includes knowing about moods, and why for wearables context is king.
Fashion in the age of connected devices, the modish NFC ring, Google's modular smartphone efforts, home automation by 'reading your mind', the 9 big changes that drive the Internet of Things to $14.4 trillion, and behind-the-scenes Argus Labs move pictures.
Newsworthy this week in wearables, context and sentient computing: Samsung's Context, Recon's Jet, Project Tango and of course, our own product innovation adventures with Little Miss Robot.
Love in the Age of Big Data gets you optimalisation tips for your dating profile and better possible partner recommendations. Apple plans to infer your mood from the content you consume, Disney's MagicBand Data, why the Nabu is hot, and Gaming the Quantified Self.
Cisco says context is a disruption because it completely redefines the users’ experience and the way an IT system is built. Meanwhile Dell is researching mood sensing computers, Yahoo buys up a context-aware personal assistant, Intel Labs works on Quantified Self Sense-Making, and Apple is likely to add sleep detection to the iWatch.
This week in your news roundup for all things context, IoT and sentientness: MyFitnessPal's API Muscle, EU Data Law adoption shifted, Yahoo acquires Aviate and best-of Strata London. (And more.)
This week in Jini dev, we're working on the first insight reports, build upon the Jini Platform API. Curious? We've included a little preview. Then read up on Amazon's anticipatory shipping, the Moodies app which detects emotion in your voice, and research on just how much our Likes reveal.
Three cases of context you should know about: how Beats Music plans to take on Spotify with context-aware playlists that serve the right song at the right time, Google enters your home with Nest, and why context is elemental for wearables.