Monthly Archives: April 2013

Marc Andreesen Raves about Google Glass

Source: TechCrunch, Apr 2013 Marc Andreessen, co-founder and general partner of Andreessen Horowitz, delivered a keynote speech at the she++ conference today, sharing what technology is exciting him right now, what he thinks about current startup culture, and how Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In, … Continue reading

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3D Virtual Fitting of Glasses

Source: PSFK, Apr 2013 Jonathan Coon, co-founder and CEO of 1-800 Contacts and its spin-off site Glasses.com wants to elevate online shopping beyond what he sees as an antiquated system: Coon wants to remove the fitting room altogether, with the forthcoming app, Glasses.com 3D … Continue reading

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Raising a US$1 million seed round?

Source: TechCrunch, Apr 2013

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Big Data to Improve Employee Hiring and Practices

Source: NYTimes, Apr 2013 … startling findings of an emerging field called work-force science. It adds a large dose of data analysis, a k a Big Data, to the field of human resource management, which has traditionally relied heavily on … Continue reading

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Google Glass: Technology of the Future

Source: TechCrunch, Apr 2013 Page mentioned the fact that Google is now handing out the first pairs of Google Glassto developers, and said: “I get chills when I use technology of the future, and that happens with Glass.” Page reminded us … Continue reading

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MyGlass companion Android App

Source: TechCrunch, Apr 2013 … some of the final pieces for the Glass launch: the MyGlass companion app for Android and a web-based Glass setup wizard. The companion app, … , will work on Android devices that run version 4.0.3+ of the operating … Continue reading

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Google Glass Specs

Source: Google website, Apr 2013 Fit Adjustable nosepads and durable frame fits any face. Extra nosepads in two sizes. Display High resolution display is the equivalent of a 25 inch high definition screen from eight feet away. Camera Photos – … Continue reading

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Google Glass API Released

Source: Google website, Apr 2013 Quick Start We recommend that you start your development by building on the Google Mirror API starter project, which is available in many popular languages such as Java and Python. The starter project demonstrates the … Continue reading

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SAAS Dashboard & Spreadsheet

Source: Christoph Janz website, Apr 2013

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Google Glass Collective

Source: NYTimes, Apr 2013 Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Andreessen Horowitz announced the Glass Collective, an investment partnership. The three firms said they had agreed to share every pitch from start-ups related to Glass, so each firm … Continue reading

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