Will Facebook take over the world?
Unless you've been on a desert Island for the last few days you'll have heard lots and lots about Facebook because their annual F8 conference was held. I cover some of the things that they announced below. But the gist really is automation and VR. The bots are coming people and Facebook are the ones who'll be in control. And if Sci-Fi has taught us anything it's that no matter how benevolent the master is, this can't end well for humans. Start building that bunker.
Snapchat is killing it at the moment and they don't so any signs of slowing down. And now you canpin emoji to objects in clips. So basically the emoji follows the object around. This ought to be fun!
Sweden has it all figured out with their education, healthcare and parental leave etc right? But it's not as rosy as it sounds and now Spotify are demanding action. Welcome to the new world order. Worth a read.
Surgeons learn from watching and participating in procedures.And now that learning is stepping into the 21st century. A surgeon in London is going to perform an op and it's going to be streamed in full 360 glory.
Facebook are putting their house on VR being the daddy of social by 2020. So they've invented a special camera rack. And they're giving away the designs and software. For free.
This was always intended as a way of me showing you some of the cool stuff I find online. So not always tech/marketing related. And so you should all read this story. It's long. It's sad. It's eye opening. And it's true.
This week's covetable item is this beautiful 360 action camera from Go Pro. When it comes to making action cams, Go Pro are the guys. It's not on sale quite yet, but when it does I'll be looking to get one. Because 360!
There were lots of other announcements at F8 that I've not mentioned here and I know some of you want to see what's what. So there is a good round up of all the things that you need to know on TechCrunch.
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