So far there are 13 of us registered (and a few more maybes), and it is not too late to join us – there are still places on the challenge available, and I would love it if you would join us.
Photographer John Butterill discovered a way he, and subsequently other photographers from around the globe, could share photo walks using Google+ hangouts to bring the world to people bed-ridden from Multiple Sclerosis and other illnesses. Continue reading “Who is sharing your adventure with you?”
Is this the ultimate is sharing your adventure live as it happens? In this video Google’s Sergey Brin leads a demo of Google’s Project Glass with a group of skydivers, bmxers and abseilers all using Google’s new video-capturing spectacles sharing live via Google Hangout.
Google hopes to start selling the devices, which broadcast images directly in front of the users’ eyes allowing them to stream video and social media applications, as early as 2014.
Earlier in the week I was invited up to Nottingham by Phil Campbell to do an interview about Social Hiking – Share Your Adventure. I was joined by Chris (@pilgrimchris) who is a big user and advocate of Social Hiking and intends to use the site to share a pilgrimage on the famous Camino de Santiago de Compostela.
How best to test a waterproof phone case than to record your phone getting dunked in a pond! Continue reading “Aquapac Test”