Here at Accusoft we are constantly finding interesting, fun, exciting, noteworthy, shocking and industry-changing articles all week long. In our Follow Friday series, we feature a few of our finds to share with you. Check us out every week to see what catches our eye around the web!
QR Codes In the Classroom - BarCode News
By Carly Curran
Rather than fighting the use of technology in the classroom and at school, this article highlights a rising trend of integrating QR Codes (and thus the smartphones which read them) into typical school activities.
Georgia Tech's Musical Robots - TechCrunch
By John Biggs
Robots playing freestyle jazz? Your initial reaction may be “No way!” but one researcher of artificial intelligence proves that it is possible, arguing that music may just be a “lucky confluence of math and harmonics.”
Mobile Apps Gain New Ground in Radiology - Radiological Society of North America
From helping to demonstrate the meaningful use of electronic healthcare records (EHRs) to improving workflow in the MR imaging suite, ever-evolving mobile devices are well on their way to becoming embedded in the daily routine of many radiologists.
Digital Pills Make Their Way to Market - Nature News Blog
By Amy Maxmen
Would you swallow a microchip? You may be asked to in the near future, as researchers develop sensors to monitor how your body assimilates the medication in the pills you take.
Today is Goof Off at Work Day - Coding Horror
By Jeff Atwood
Lots of fantastic devices and services have been invented by employees messing around and working on side projects, as Google, HP, Yahoo! and many other companies can attest to. It’s part of the reason why Accusoft gives employees time to stop the day-to-day stuff and explore new ideas, which produced Greg’s Microsoft Kinect integration for ImageGear.
What did you find interesting this week? Have something to say about what we've found? Share below in the comments!