What is it about Twitter that you love (assuming you do make use of Twitter’s service in your everyday life, of course)? Well, some folks would list down real time search as the biggest boon that Twitter has brought to your life, which is rather surprising as some might think of Google where search – any kind of search, is concerned. In fact, some folks do use Twitter in order to check out results for illegal television streams. A TV network decided to leverage on this particular phenomenon by harnessing the power of Twitter in order to assist viewers use the service in a legal and convenient manner.
Thanks to AgenciaClick Isobar, which so happens to be Sky TV’s Brazilian digital agency, this particular project would enable subscribers to record programs using Twitter, now how about that? You will first need to register your Twitter handle on Sky TV’s website, before being prompted to follow the @skybrasil account. Whenever that account posts a tweet about a program that you want to watch, you are able to retweet said tweet with the hashtag #skyrec, and Sky TV will get down to work, recording that program on your set top box automatically and without any hassle. Pretty neat, no?
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The long awakened sleeping dragon that we all know as China (when China sneezes, the rest of the world catches a cold) is certainly on a warpath to be number 1, and it won’t be long before the world’s most populous nation would also end up as the world’s largest economy. Having said that, here we are with another potential first from China, where the Sky City, being a pre-fab skyscraper, is tipped to also pick up the gong of being the world’s tallest structure. Not only that, it is also said to be completed in record time, too.
We are talking about a total scheduled build time of just seven months for the Sky City, and if you were to break it down, it would approximately be 13 feet per day, which is an incredibly ambitious goal by any means. Of course, this is a whole lot safer and more sane compared to the initial plan of completing the structure in 90 days. Just how safe do you think you would be if you were to be in Sky City? Very safe actually, as it boasts of the ability to resist a 9.0 magnitude earthquake, which we do hope that the $928 million building will never have to be put to the test.
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