"It's a journey," the Botswanan track star captioned a video that shows him working out with his training buddy.
The "first light" images are just the beginning. Even at a quarter of its full strength MeerKAT - and ultimately the SKA project - seems set to prove that the sky really is the limit for what we can learn about our universe.
Technology has always changed the way we do creative work, and it will continue its impact on creativity long after the technologies we name here are a normal part of everyday life.
This year, life became one big reality show.
When offered an opportunity to speak with Scott about his book, I jumped at it for a number of reasons. As I mentioned, I
Soon, you'll be able to stream your life to all of your friends.
When Periscope first came out, I thought, "this is it! The ultimate in disruptive technology. Now, everyone is a broadcaster. Networks, you are so over." Having spent the past week on Periscope, checking out what everyone is live streaming, I have to revise my thinking.
Is turning your phone sideways very difficult? The logical answer is -- no, obviously not. However, the actual answer for most today's mobile video content consumers is proving to be, absolutely, yes. (Or perhaps, "wait, what? I was looking at Instagram and wasn't listening...")
Mobile live streaming has taken the social media world by storm. Apps like Periscope and Meerkat have ushered in a new era of visual social media that is live, raw and authentic.
Have you ever assessed your smartphone behavior? I mean, seriously, in your day-to-day activities, how often are you picking up your smartphone and capturing life with video? But wait... let me turn that around.
With 85 percent of Americans online, content is king today for marketers -- to build brands, demonstrate expertise and sell product. And no strategy may be more effective -- or "kingly" -- than video content and video marketing
It was 2003 when I enrolled into the University of Arizona School of Music when I first began pursuing my career as a musician and artist. This also was a time in where the digital age was on the rise in it's earlier stages, which impacted the music industry at large on a catastrophic financial level.
While millennials embrace live-streaming mobile apps and adopt them at record rates, and apps like Periscope report 10 million downloads as of August 2, what does that mean for the rapidly changing face of philanthropy in the digital age?
On Periscope and Meerkat there are no viruses; nothing bad can happen to viewers; all they can do to people who are broadcasting unlicensed content is shut off their feeds and suspend their Twitter accounts.
In a stroke, the ice industry was over. And all the investment in ice houses and ice boxes and ice delivery routes was worth nothing. In a moment, a piece of new technology had wiped out a billion dollar business.
Parents, let's face it. Our children's social lives are more complex, more challenging and frightening than ever before. The playing field is rapidly expanding and evolving with social media. This brings many benefits such as real time global connections, building social skills, along with increasing risks, creating spaces for cowardly anonymous bullies to taunt and tease their victims.