A Heads-Up Display for Your Car, Avoiding “Computer Vision Syndrome,” and More

Welcome to Five for Wednesday. This week:

  1. Navdy is a heads-up display you put on your car’s dashboard. Controlled by your voice or hand gestures, it displays information such as speed and direction, and it ties into apps such as Twitter, Spotify, Facebook and Google Maps. Available for a pre-order price of $299. HT Wired.com.
  2. All the time we spend on computers, tablets and smartphones isn’t doing much to make our eyes feel better at the end of the day. Learn the 20-20-20 rule to protect your eyes.
  3. Some people know that you can’t simply reuse a photo you find on the Internet. But when *is* it OK? This chart explains copyright, fair use, creative commons, and public domain. HT: Lifehacker.com
  4. Following these four easy password tips can keep you and your online information safer.
  5. The Internet of Things (definition) is awesome. But is it also too easy to hack? One study suggests it is.

Joseph Sullivan

Joe Sullivan is a User Experience Designer for the Center for REALTOR® Technology.

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