How delivery vans could use realtime location tracking through glympse

Delivery vans of grocery and food delivery outlets, home improvement contractors, plumbing, cable guys, geeksquad guys or anyone with delivery vans for that matter… Why not send ‘5 mins before’ alerts to the destination receivers’ devices that ‘we are on our way and be ready in 5 mins. to open the door’? Example: Integrate with […]

Our palm as an interface

Assume you could buy paper-thin Non-erasable programmable skinput peel-and-stick tattoos. These like postit notes. You paste the skinput note in the palm of your left hand. Skinput. Assume the note has start/stop buttons marked up. that act as visible rectangular UX-triggering buttons. Why type in notes furiously when in lecture halls? press the area marked […]

Copyediting samples (self)

Day before yesterday I was working with an academic paper copyediting the same. Here I present some ways I rephrased sentences… It could be useful for someone… +_————————————_+ In the eyes of the proponents of the networked governance approach new public management is seen as… The proponents of the networked governance approach see new public […]

Solicit collaboration micro-tasks from within word processor…

that anyone can access and address… “Find eloquent words” – reverse dictionary – word finder There should be a way to pop the queue of pending tasks one screen at a time. For example, Task: find a replacement word that means the same as “deceptive and hidden” could appear as a card. Suggested Answer: “underhanded” […]

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