Awesomely Thankful Things | AwesomeCast 326
About This Episode
- It's time for Katie's #AwesomeThingOfTheWeek - Google will tell you in real time whether a place is busy. Google or Maps integration.
- Sorg's #AwesomeThingOfTheWeek is the AI XPRIZE competition we learned about through Ascender and MIT Enterprise Forum
- Chilla's #AwesomeThingOfTheWeek is the Koogeek HomeKit compatible SmartPlug.
- It's Thanksgiving. What are you thankful for in tech?
- Katie is thankful for 360 Video and all the new and exciting things it makes happen.
- Katie is also thankful for the convenience of Facetime to help her be part of her niece's life even though they live so far away.
- Chilla is thankful for Comic Con options in our tri-state area and how they've brought family together.
- Sorg is thankful for smaller tech - he used his iPhone and a GoPro to film a friend's wedding without having to haul #pro cameras.
- Tesla Motors shared some video of their Self Driving car experience. We're comparing it to the Uber system.
- Katie is telling Chilla about a Smart mattress that tracks sleep and has heat and white noise options among other features.
- Speaking of Tesla Motors, they're also powering an island using solar energy and power packs.
- Airbnb made a cool announcement about "experiences and places" options. Sorg is talking about it as an option for his travels.
- Keep an eye out for the #AwesomeCast @Airbnb #TechTour. ;)
- Doom on a #MacBook touch bar is so cool!
Eat at Slice on Broadway if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com)