- Put up my umbrella? CNET made a list of all the "OK Google" voice commands you can make. And in a win for accessibility, the new Google Voice Access app will let you completely control your Android phone with your voice; you need to sign up for the beta to use this app.
- Raindropbox? I've been telling clients for years to conduct work right within Facebook. Now you can share Dropbox files in Facebook Messenger.
- Clearer skies ahead: THE U.S. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL STOP ISSUING BULLETINS IN ALL CAPS, a leftover from the old days of wire-service-style teleprinters. Soooo much less stressful to read.
- Rain = streaming: All those recent upgrades to Facebook Live video streaming? Here's what they mean for the company.
- Automated weather reports: Automated posts are against Twitter's terms of service, but here's an easy way to write yourself a Twitter bot.
- Puddles of fun: Facebook's developer conference happened this week. Here's what to know, from Messenger bots to more bookmarking.
- Week in review: This week, my Moderating Panels blog shared one woman's experience with getting confidence from moderating a panel. On this blog, I contemplated my leap to this business, nearly 12 years ago.
- Another storm moving in: Next week, I'll be in Reno leading a media training workshop for the Seismological Society of America.
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