Tuesday
Mar242015

Week of 2015/03/15

[NyTimes]

  • "Scientists Seek Ban on Method of Editing the Human Genome" [nytimes]
  • "Suddenly, Plenty of Options for Cord Cutters" [nytimes]
  • "Take Google to Court, Staff Report Urged F.T.C." [nytimes]
  • "Solar Eclipse and Supermoon Have Europe Energy Providers Watchful" [nytimes]
  • "Pointing Fingers in Apple Pay Fraud" [nytimes]
  • "Tuning Out Digital Buzz, for an Intimate Communion With Art" [nytimes]
  • "Etsy's Success Gives Rise to Problems of Credibility and Scale" [nytimes]
  • "Facebook Clarifies Rules on What It Bans and Why" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Jaw-dropping Magic Leap demo shows off our augmented future [link]
  • Tesla's Model S is getting a self-driving 'autopilot' mode in three months [link]
  • Gigaom: The Life and Death of a Venture Funded Media Startup [link]
  • Researchers just built a free, open-source version of Siri [link]

Monday
Mar162015

Week of 2015/03/08

[NyTimes]

  • "HBO's Streaming Service Will Start in April, Initially on Apple Devices Only" [nytimes]
  • "Tech Blog GigaOm Abruptly Shuts Down" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Epic Google snafu leaks hidden whois data for 280,000 domains [link]
  • Leaked Documents Suggest CIA Work on Hacked Version of Xcode, OS X Installer Exploit [link]
  • How Facebook Changed the Basic Tech That Runs the Internet [link]
  • IKEA - Everyday Heroes [link]
  • Watching live streams of people coding is now officially a thing [link]

Monday
Mar092015

Week of 2015/03/01

[NyTimes]

  • "Pepperoni Turns Partisan" [nytimes]
  • "Google Confirms Plans for Wireless Service" [nytimes]
  • "An Uneasy Relationship Between Telecom and Tech" [nytimes]
  • "How Superfish's Security-Compromising Adware Came to Inhabit Lenovo's PCs" [nytimes]
  • "Data Security Is Becoming the Sparkle in Bitcoin" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • The Wolfram Data Drop Is Live! [link]
  • Stuff I've Messed Up While Interviewing [link]

Monday
Mar022015

Week of 2015/02/22

[NyTimes]

  • "Leonard Nimoy, Spock of 'Star Trek,' Dies at 83" [nytimes]
  • "In-Car Communication Systems Called a Growing Frustration" [nytimes]
  • "Google and Apple Fight for the Car Dashboard" [nytimes]
  • "Food Waste Is Becoming Serious Economic and Environmental Issue, Report Says" [nytimes]
  • "The Reality of Quantum Weirdness" [nytimes]
  • "What Is 'Middle-Class Economics'?" [nytimes]
  • "Lew Cirne of New Relic: Six Chairs for an Ideal Meeting" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • 50 Must See TED Talks about Creativity and Design [link]
  • Hyperloop Construction Starts Next Year With the First Full-Scale Track [link]
  • NASA Upgrades Giant Rocket-Carrying Vehicle [link]
  • FCC votes for net neutrality, a ban on paid fast lanes, and Title II [link]

Tuesday
Feb242015

Week of 2015/02/15

[NyTimes]

  • "Hoping Google's Lab Is a Rainmaker" [nytimes]
  • "Researcher Discovers Superfish Spyware Installed on Lenovo PCs" [nytimes]
  • "Photoshop at 25: A Thriving Chameleon Adapts to an Instagram World" [nytimes]
  • "Natarajan Chandrasekaran of Tata Consultancy Services: Making a Habit of Accountability" [nytimes]
  • "It's Buggy Out There" [nytimes]
  • "On Tinder, Taking a Swipe at Love, or Sex, or Something, in New York" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Jonathan Ive and the Future of Apple [link]
  • What It's Like to Try Magic Leap's Take on Virtual Reality [link]
  • Watch what castAR's projected augmented reality can do [link]
  • My Private Solar System [link]

Tuesday
Feb172015

Week of 2015/02/08

[NyTimes]

  • "Facebook Takes Its Hardware Designs to a Giant Scale" [nytimes]
  • "Google, Mighty Now, but Not Forever" [nytimes]
  • "Consumer Protection Agency Seeks Limits on Payday Lenders" [nytimes]
  • "Can We Reverse-Engineer the Environment?" [nytimes]
  • "Stream of Foreign Wealth Flows to Elite New York Real Estate" [nytimes]
  • "Hooked on the Freewheeling Podcast 'Serial'" [nytimes]
  • "At The Times, a Critic and Champion of Media" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Flipboard finally brings its social news reader to the web [link]
  • Samsung's SmartTV privacy policy sounds like an Orwellian nightmare [link]
  • Why Is My Smart Home So Fucking Dumb? [link]

Tuesday
Feb102015

Week of 2015/02/01

[NyTimes]

  • "New York Attorney General Targets Supplements at Major Retailers" [nytimes]
  • "Why Google Glass Broke" [nytimes]
  • "$3 Tip on a $4 Cup of Coffee? Gratuities Grow, Automatically" [nytimes]
  • "In Delicate Dance With Gravity, Downhill Racers Are Soothed by Cacophony" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Never trust a corporation to do a library's job [link]
  • The owner of Helvetica and Times New Roman just bought some emoji [link]
  • Phishers Pounce on Anthem Breach [link]
  • Citing Tax Fraud Spike, TurboTax Suspends State E-Filings [link]

Monday
Feb022015

Week of 2015/01/25

[NyTimes]

  • "How, and Why, Apple Overtook Microsoft" [nytimes]
  • "China Further Tightens Grip on the Internet" [nytimes]
  • "Tech Giants Invest in New Dreams of Grandeur" [nytimes]
  • "Unease for What Microsoft's HoloLens Will Mean for Our Screen-Obsessed Lives" [nytimes]
  • "Uber's Business Model Could Change Your Work" [nytimes]
  • "Speck of Interstellar Dust Obscures Glimpse of Big Bang" [nytimes]
  • "Ratings Now Cut Both Ways, So Don't Sass Your Uber Driver" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Bill Gates doesn't get why we're not worried about super intelligent AI [link]
  • The dark side of 'sharing economy' jobs [link]
  • Your BMW just downloaded a security patch [link]
  • Technology Is Going To Make Truck Drivers Obsolete in A Decade, Report Says [link]

Monday
Jan262015

Week of 2015/01/18

[NyTimes]

  • "Scientists Work to Contain Modified Organisms to Labs" [nytimes]
  • "Kristin Muhlner of NewBrand Analytics: The Upside of Being Replaceable" [nytimes]
  • "For SkyMall, It All Seemed So Cool at Six Miles High" [nytimes]
  • "Among the Disrupted" [nytimes]
  • "Marissa Mayer's Plan for Yahoo Takes Hold. The Question Now Is Time." [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Drug-laden drone crashes near US-Mexico border [link]
  • Finally, the Museum of the Future Is Here [link]

Tuesday
Jan202015

Week of 2015/01/11

[NyTimes]

  • "Need Some Espionage Done? Hackers Are for Hire Online" [nytimes]
  • "Technology Has Made Life Different, but Not Necessarily More Stressful" [nytimes]
  • "Tom Hanks on His Two Years at Chabot College" [nytimes]
  • "Study Highlights Silicon Valley's Powerful Economic Mix" [nytimes]
  • "Silicon Valley Turns Its Eye to Education" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • IBM Launches z13 -- Most Powerful & Secure System Ever Built [link]
  • Swiss Turmoil Hints at Future Lehman Moments [link]
  • Elon Musk Will Build A Hyperloop Track For Ultra-High Speed Transport Tests [link]
  • Revealed: Elon Musk's Plan to Build a Space Internet [link]