Google IO 17 – Home, Assistant, and Actions Notes

Actions built for Google Home are now available for Google Assistant on phone New interfaces for actions: Tap Voice Typing Purchases are also built in via google wallet. Google facilitated Payments. New app directory for google actions.  Shortcuts will allow you to more easily market the action. Actions console on Google Google Home Google Home […]

Google IO 2017 – Web Development Notes

Lighthouse is being integrated directly into dev tools Firebase now gives a real time analytics. Cloud functions for Firebase sounds like Akamai for small node functions, like resizing images. But being able to handle these tasks in a global, cached environment. Google IO: state of the mobile web Chrome’s mission: move the web platform forward […]

Girls Who Code Summer Camp at Intuit

Intuit sponsored an intensive 7-week camp for Girls Who Code during the summer of 2015. This is a fantastic opportunity for young girls to learn the basics of computer programming and move beyond to product design and development. It culminated with the young engineers presenting their final projects, which were quite impressive. I had the […]