Google+ best practice — Search by Image of suspicious photos

You’re being circled by someone too pretty/handsome to be true?
Use the Search by Image feature of Google or even better, install the Chrome Extension to perform the look-up with a simple contextual click.

Drag and drop the suspicious portrait in the “Search by Image” to locate similar photos on the web which may help you find out who the image does actually represent.

Make an experiment with that “model

Robot Prison Guards Roll Out

South Korea is about to put a new type of droid through its paces: a robot prison guard

The robots are designed to patrol the corridors of corrective institutions, monitoring conditions inside the cells. If they detect sudden or unusual activity such as violent behavior they alert human guards.

Unlike CCTV that just monitors cells through screens, the robots are programmed to analyze various activities of those in prison and identify abnormal behavior

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Google Propeller

Flipboard is the quintessence of today’s applications: pretty, light, responsive and intuitive.

Photo of Flipboard on an iPad

Flipboard

However, it suffers from the market segmentation. If you have an iPad you are an happy user otherwise you need to find the closest possible alternative if you are in favor of Android’s devices.

Google tentatively tried to buy Flipboard in 2010 but somehow failed. They have Google Reader which is handicapped by its lack of dedicated tablet interface but, on the other, provides the “play” feature which is missing from Flipboard and allows to display articles without manual action.

Now what? Google works on the code-named product Propeller. It will be the new version of Google Reader.