Tuesday
Jul222014

Week of 2014/07/13

[NyTimes]

  • "Rebooting ISEE-3: Space for All" [nytimes]
  • "Apple Joins With IBM on Business Software" [nytimes]
  • "Consumers Appear Uncertain About Connected Cars" [nytimes]
  • "The $300,000 Drug" [nytimes]
  • "Next Gold Rush: Legal Marijuana Feeds Entrepreneurs' Dreams" [nytimes]
  • "Baring All on 'Dating Naked' and 'Skin Wars'" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Own your own data [link]
  • Amazon's Cloud Is One of the Fastest-Growing Software Businesses in History [link]
  • Beware Keyloggers at Hotel Business Centers [link]
  • It Is Idiotic To Hand Out Your Twitter Password To Prove Passwords Are Dead [link]

Tuesday
Jul152014

Week of 2014/07/06

[NyTimes]

  • "Daimler Demonstrates a Self-Driving Truck" [nytimes]
  • "A Billionaire Mathematician's Life of Ferocious Curiosity" [nytimes]
  • "Tiger Tyagarajan of Genpact: If You're Curious, You Hold the Keys" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Most Expensive and Worst Performing [link]
  • Jaguar Land Rover develop virtual technologies to enhance performance driving and reduce distraction [link]
  • How to destroy Programmer Productivity [link]

Monday
Jul072014

Week of 2014/06/29

[NyTimes]

  • "Facebook Tinkers With Users' Emotions in News Feed Experiment, Stirring Outcry" [nytimes]
  • "After Supreme Court Ruling, Aereo's Rivals in TV Streaming Seize Opening" [nytimes]
  • "Modern Tools for Mom-and-Pops" [nytimes]
  • "Mixed Predictions About Wearables Like Smartwatches and Google Glass" [nytimes]
  • "The Illogic of Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Tina Roth Eisenberg: 5 Rules for Making an Impact [link]
  • Wolfram Programming Cloud Is Live! [link]
  • We Are the Builders of Tech Revolutions. Why Are They Still a Surprise? [link]

Monday
Jun302014

Week of 2014/06/22

[NyTimes]

  • "Future Shock: Whispering Harleys" [nytimes]
  • "2014 Mercedes-Benz S550 Review" [nytimes]
  • "For Michael Passaro, All the Working World Is a Stage" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • 2014: The Year Extortion Went Mainstream [link]
  • Should We Trust Google With Our Smart Homes? [link]
  • Why Google and Apple's battle to lock users into their services will stop at your car's door [link]
  • The Man Making Silicon Valley Go Crazy for Hardware [link]
  • Flipping The Model [link]

Monday
Jun232014

Week of 2014/06/15

[NyTimes]

  • "Jonathan Ive on Apple's Design Process and Product Philosophy" [nytimes]
  • "Calling Back a Zombie Ship From the Graveyard of Space" [nytimes]
  • "A Paper Boat Navigating a Digital Sea" [nytimes]
  • "The Earth's Hidden Ocean" [nytimes]
  • "A Helicopter of One's Own" [nytimes]
  • "Adam Nash, C.E.O. of Wealthfront, on the Value of Metrics" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Amazon Press Conference: Jeff Bezos introduces Fire phone, the first smartphone designed by Amazon [link]
  • Turning it off and on again [link]
  • Apple just obsoleted the Mac and nobody noticed [link]

Monday
Jun162014

Week of 2014/06/08

[NyTimes]

  • "Facebook to Let Users Alter Their Ad Profiles" [nytimes]
  • "With Uber, Less Reason to Own a Car" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Privacy As A Competitive Vector [link]
  • Banks: Credit Card Breach at P.F. Chang's [link]
  • The Big Picture: Preparing for a solar-powered flight around the world [link]

Sunday
Jun082014

Week of 2014/06/01

[NyTimes]

  • "Falling Price of Shares Creates Risk at Salesforce" [nytimes]
  • "Automating Cybersecurity" [nytimes]
  • "Intruders for the Plugged-In Home, Coming in Through the Internet" [nytimes]
  • "Quantifying Privacy: A Week of Location Data May Be an 'Unreasonable Search'" [nytimes]
  • "Secret Global Strike Kills 2 Malicious Web Viruses" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • With iOS 8, Apple battles Android on its own turf, allowing its users more choice [link]
  • Apple turns OS X Yosemite into an extension of the iPhone with new Continuity feature [link]
  • Tesla Annual Meeting Yesterday [link]
  • The future that everyone forgot [link]
  • You, your data and the data center - How it impacts the environment [link]

Tuesday
Jun032014

Week of 2014/05/25

[NyTimes]

  • "Spacecraft to Ferry U.S. Astronauts Is Unveiled" [nytimes]
  • "Google's Next Phase in Driverless Cars: No Brakes or Steering Wheel" [nytimes]
  • "Apple to Pay $3 Billion to Buy Beats" [nytimes]
  • "Vehicle Crashes Cost $871 Billion in a Year" [nytimes]
  • "Google Takes Steps to Comply With 'Right to Be Forgotten' Ruling" [nytimes]
  • "Scientists Report Finding Reliable Way to Teleport Data" [nytimes]
  • "Massimo Vignelli: A Master in the Grammar of Design" [nytimes]
  • "Journalist-Turned-Spokesman Resigns as Daily Voice of the White House" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • How Advanced Socialbots Have Infiltrated Twitter [link]
  • New design factors for Robot Cars [link]

Tuesday
May272014

Week of 2014/05/18

[NyTimes]

  • "Facebook Offers Privacy Checkup to All 1.28 Billion Users" [nytimes]
  • "Airbnb Will Hand Over Host Data to New York" [nytimes]
  • "Taxi Commission Official Plans to Join Uber" [nytimes]
  • "Marc Andreessen on the Future of Silicon Valley(s), and the Next Big Technology" [nytimes]
  • "Remembering, as an Extreme Sport" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • The iPad's next killer app: Osmo connects iOS kids' games with the real world [link]
  • Groupon will provide almost all of its merchants with iPad-based cash registers [link]
  • Airbnb quietly tests 'experiences' section for selling tours and activities [link]

Monday
May192014

Week of 2014/05/11

[NyTimes]

  • "The Peril of Knowledge Everywhere" [nytimes]
  • "A Discussion of the Danger and Promise of Tech" [nytimes]
  • "A Trip in a Self-Driving Car Now Seems Routine" [nytimes]
  • "When Driverless Cars Break the Law" [nytimes]
  • "The Consumer Revolution of Enterprise Computing" [nytimes]
  • "Defending the Open Internet" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • The engineer's disease [link]
  • "Muting" is a powerful social media tool that could be even better [link]
  • Larry Ellison: Why it pays to be a jerk [link]
  • 10 Articles Every Programmer Must Read [link]
  • (Web) Development Sucks, and It's Not Getting Any Better [link]