Saturday, June 24, 2017

Progressive Web Apps PWA with VS Code extension

PWA Tools - Visual Studio Marketplace

John Papa: Alpha Testers Wanted for Progressive Web App Tools for VS Code
"extension's goals:
1. Create the code we know we need and only that code.
2. Omit any code that we "might" need in the future. If we need it, add it later.
3. Work for Angular, React, Vue, plain old JavaScript
4. Provide simple and functional steps to create a PWA on the major platforms listed above"

Progressive Web Apps  |  Web  |  Google Developers
Progressive Web Apps are user experiences that have the reach of the web, and are:
  • Reliable - Load instantly and never show the downasaur, even in uncertain network conditions.
  • Fast - Respond quickly to user interactions with silky smooth animations and no janky scrolling.
  • Engaging - Feel like a natural app on the device, with an immersive user experience.

AI: Google Project Sunroof

Project Sunroof

not all addresses are covered yet...

​Google Project Sunroof adds peer pressure: Can its AI shame you into going solar? | ZDNet 

"Google has released a new tool on its Project Sunroof website that pinpoints which of your neighbors has already installed rooftop solar panels.
The beta feature, called Data Explorer, may help sway households that are on the cusp of going solar but for whatever reason haven't."

podcasts app: 60dB

60dB (
"a personalized radio app focused on short-form (podcast) stories."

podcasts player apps
radio-style + Netflix-like recommendations engine + adds between stories - speed control
Echo + Alexa skill integration

Triangulation 301 Steve Henn, 60db

Comparitive Examples of Noise Levels | Industrial Noise Control
"60dB: Conversation in restaurant, office, background music,"