Hot Weekend Reads: Instant Gratification, Extensibility and Taking On Cyberbullying

iPad-globeHere’s a look at what OWC staffers have been reading this week:

Is now fast enough?
In the final piece in its in-depth, five-day special series looking into instant gratification, Re/code takes a look at the world on-demand apps and businesses and how far technology could go to meet the desires of the impatient. Trust us, you’re gonna want to read this right now!
Source: Re/code

Using tech to fight cyberbullying
Bullying happens in more places than just the playground. It’s also prevalent across social media sites among adolescents. But one 14-year-old girl has taken aim at cyberbullying, using technology to help solve the problem by giving people the chance to think before posting. Trisha Prabhu’s innovative project has landed her among the global finalists for the Google Science Fair 2014. Read more about her project here.
Source: The Verge

An extensive look at ‘Extensibility’
The new mobile operating system, iOS 8, isn’t due until this fall, but we’re already getting looks at its new features. This Business Insider article takes a look at how the new feature that Apple calls “Extensibility” will reshape how you use apps. It definitely looks like there are some pretty exciting possibilities in the future of the operating system.
Source: Business Insider


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