I’ve always said that StreetView is one of my favorite Google technologies. The possibilities to visit other places and experience what they look like from the comfort of one’s own desk are simply amazing. I’ve researched locations for my books with StreetView, planned holidays, hikes and outings. And now — now I can get a
One of my favorite parts of the Google Maps API is the Places API which allows you to build apps for real-world places. With over 100 million points of interest in the database, and contextual data about each of them — opening hours, menus, pictures etc, the world is literally your oyster! I met with
Firebase is a platform for building and growing great apps and web sites. Effective growth isn’t a lottery ticket — it’s a strategy of using technology to build and retain your user base. At Google IO this year, I was joined onstage by the immensely talented Alex Geboff to do a session where instead of
As well as working on the prequel to the movie Equilibrium in comic book form, I’ve been writing my own — called ‘Fermi’s Paradox’, which I hope to release in late summer on Comixology (or if any publishers are interested, give me a call!) Here are some of the panels from the book. No text
For a bit of fun, go visit this site: http://www.laurencemoroney.com/fcm-lights/lightsform.html Pick a couple of colors, and click ‘Send Now’. You’ll change the lights in my home office to those colors. I’ve lots of patriotic colors with friends in China making them Red+Yellow, Sweden making them Blue+Yellow and Australia making them Green+Yellow.
You’ve probably heard of Phishing — the concept of sending an email that contains a link or an attachment that leads you to a web site with a counterfeit sign in screen, where you enter your credentials, only for the owner of that site to get your user name and password, which they can then