Sunday
Feb072016

Week of 2016/01/31

[NyTimes]

  • "End of the Road May Be Near for Side Mirrors" [nytimes]
  • "Deal Shows Investors Are Willing to Make a Blind Bet on Uber" [nytimes]
  • "Fake Online Locksmiths May Be Out to Pick Your Pocket, Too" [nytimes]
  • "Burberry Announces a See Now/Buy Now System for New Collections" [nytimes]
  • "Microsoft Plumbs Ocean's Depths to Test Underwater Data Center" [nytimes]
  • "How to Raise a Creative Child. Step One: Back Off" [nytimes]
  • "Liz Pearce of LiquidPlanner: Solving the Rubik's Cube of Leadership" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Augmented Reality Climbing [link]
  • Google removes Samsung's first Android ad blocker from the Play Store [link]
  • Magic Leap Just Landed an Astounding Amount of VC Money [link]

Monday
Feb012016

Week of 2016/01/24

[NyTimes]

  • "No Need to Fret, Apple Is Doing Fine" [nytimes]
  • "Alphabet Program Beats the European Human Go Champion" [nytimes]
  • "Facebook Readies a Network for Virtual Reality" [nytimes]
  • "Cutting Off Recurring Charges, the Easy Way" [nytimes]
  • "German Forest Ranger Finds That Trees Have Social Networks, Too" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Things Will Get Messy if We Don't Start Wrangling Drones Now [link]
  • NSA Hacker Chief Explains How to Keep Him Out of Your System [link]
  • The Rise of the Artificially Intelligent Hedge Fund [link]
  • Tesla Autopilot promo shows what it can do for your commute [link]

Tuesday
Jan262016

Week of 2016/01/17

[NyTimes]

  • "Michigan's Great Stink" [nytimes]
  • "2015 Was Hottest Year in Recorded History, Scientists Say" [nytimes]
  • "Robo-Advisers for Investors Are Not One-Size-Fits-All" [nytimes]
  • "Nielsen to Use Facebook and Twitter in New Ratings System" [nytimes]
  • "Who Ever Said No Two Snowflakes Were Alike?" [nytimes]
  • "In Palau, Taking the Bait to Swim With Jellyfish" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Sony's Tiny Short-Throw Projector Makes Any Wall a Screen [link]
  • Leap Motion is perfecting natural hand gestures for VR [link]
  • 7 Cool Things About Zero Electric Motorcycles [link]
  • Building an Impossible Clock [link]

Sunday
Jan172016

Week of 2016/01/10

[NyTimes]

  • "David Bowie, Pop Star Who Transcended Music, Art and Fashion, Has Died at 69" [nytimes]
  • "U.S. Proposes Spending $4 Billion on Self-Driving Cars" [nytimes]
  • "Uber Invites Developers to Build Apps for Customized Passenger Distractions" [nytimes]
  • "No Business Too Small to Be Hacked" [nytimes]
  • "Amazon Subsidiary Gains Approval to Ship Ocean Freight" [nytimes]
  • "Nest Thermostat Glitch Leaves Users in the Cold" [nytimes]
  • "Michigan's Failure to Protect Flint" [nytimes]
  • "As U.S. Modernizes Nuclear Weapons, 'Smaller' Leaves Some Uneasy" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • SpaceX Release Epic Footage Of Last Month's Falcon 9 Landing [link]
  • Michigan Tech's anti-drone drone snatches drones in mid air [link]
  • The Sorry Legacy of Internet Explorer [link]

Tuesday
Jan122016

Week of 2016/01/03

[NyTimes]

  • "Insurers Brace for the Self-Driving Future and Fewer Accidents" [nytimes]
  • "G.M., Expecting Rapid Change, Invests $500 Million in Lyft" [nytimes]
  • "As Uber Stumbles, German Rivals Prosper" [nytimes]
  • "On Display at CES, Tech Ideas in Their Awkward Adolescence" [nytimes]
  • "At CES, Netflix Announces Worldwide Expansion of Streaming Service" [nytimes]
  • "How to Cultivate the Art of Serendipity" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Why privacy is important, and having "nothing to hide" is irrelevant [link]
  • In 2016, The Coding Bootcamp Bubble Is Bound to Burst [link]
  • Inside The World's Fastest Toy Company [link]
  • Kodak Super 8 Camera [link]

Tuesday
Jan052016

Week of 2015/12/27

[NyTimes]

  • "In Hollywood, a Year of Mining the Past for Box-Office Gold" [nytimes]
  • "Egypt Officials Stop Facebook Program for Free Access to Internet" [nytimes]
  • "Millions of Voter Records Posted, and Some Fear Hacker Field Day" [nytimes]
  • "New York Discovers Keyless Entry Systems" [nytimes]
  • "Is It Time for an Apple Watch?" [nytimes]
  • "The Counterfeit High School Diploma" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest [link]
  • 8 New Types of Digital Fabrication Machines from 2015 [link]

Sunday
Dec272015

Week of 2015/12/20

[NyTimes]

  • "Why Do I Have to Call This App 'Julie'?" [nytimes]
  • "SpaceX Successfully Lands Rocket After Launch of Satellites Into Orbit" [nytimes]
  • "Beyond 'Star Wars,' a Dark Force Looms for Disney: Cord-Cutting" [nytimes]
  • "Our Misplaced Nostalgia for Cassette Tapes" [nytimes]
  • "VW Executive Had a Pivotal Role as Car Maker Struggled With Emissions" [nytimes]
  • "Sued Over Old Debt, and Blocked From Suing Back" [nytimes]
  • "Hospitality and Gambling Interests Delay Closing of Billion-Dollar Tax Loophole" [nytimes]
  • "The One Question You Should Ask About Every New Job" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Why I'm leaving Spotify after six years [link]

Tuesday
Dec222015

Week of 2015/12/13

[NyTimes]

  • "'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Delivers the Thrills, With a Touch of Humanity" [nytimes]
  • "Navigation Systems Still Show the Way, but Also Make the Route Safer" [nytimes]
  • "Gossip and Scandal Lead Google's Top Searches in 2015" [nytimes]
  • "In a Self-Serve World, Start-Ups Find Value in Human Helpers" [nytimes]
  • "Water's Big (and Then Bigger) Bounce" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • TechTrends 2016 - frog [link]
  • Congress will give NASA nearly $20 billion next year [link]
  • Rinspeed Etos is the most ridiculous BMW i8 yet [link]

Tuesday
Dec152015

Week of 2015/12/06

[NyTimes]

  • "Taming Carbon Emissions From the 'Invisible' Shipping Industry" [nytimes]
  • "Tech Toys to Inspire a Child's Imagination" [nytimes]
  • "The Internet's Loop of Action and Reaction Is Worsening" [nytimes]
  • "Delta Bans Hoverboards, Citing Batteries' Safety Risk" [nytimes]
  • "Tiny Homes You Can Collect" [nytimes]
  • "Aileen Lee of Cowboy Ventures: Aim to See Beneath the Surface" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Volkwagen and the Blame The Engineer Game [link]
  • Facebook to open-source AI hardware design [link]

Monday
Dec072015

Week of 2015/11/29

[NyTimes]

  • "Zuckerberg's Philanthropy Uses L.L.C. for More Control" [nytimes]
  • "Boston Consulting's Most Innovative Companies: Lessons From a Decade of Ranking" [nytimes]
  • "Scientists Seek Moratorium on Edits to Human Genome That Could Be Inherited" [nytimes]
  • "NASA Set to Launch Supply Ship to Space Station" [nytimes]
  • "Digital Culture, Meet Analog Fever" [nytimes]
  • "Our Year of Living Airbnb" [nytimes]
  • "Security Breach at Toy Maker VTech Includes Data on Children" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Scrooge-like charities ruin more than Christmas for everyone [link]
  • Driverless vehicles and the future of L.A. transportation [link]
  • Epson Develops the World's First Office Papermaking System that Turns Waste Paper into New Paper [link]
  • Swift Programming Language [link]