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Amazon Dash Buttons are Awesome For Everything but Buying Stuff

Sell a wifi-enabled button to buy stuff on Amazon? Sure you’d have to make sure you can’t easily modify the button so that people can buy them and not buy stuff on Amazon with them, but that shouldn’t be too hard. Amazon had barely started selling their $5 “Dash Buttons” before this post on Medium showed up: “How I Hacked Amazon’s $5 WiFi Button to track Baby Data”.

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Syncing Your Mac Photos Library to Google Photos

I’m in the midst of recovering from Google IO but wanted to play with getting my Photos (aka New iPhoto) library from my Mac to the new Google Photos. Google supplies a Mac client for auto-importing but it will only watch a directory for new files and has no explicit import from Photos / iPhoto function.

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