Tuesday
Oct282014

Week of 2014/10/19

[NyTimes]

  • "Can You Uber a Burger?" [nytimes]
  • "Michelle Munson of Aspera, on Always Respecting the Opportunity" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Watch Jony Ive and Elon Musk talk design and sci-fi transportation [link]
  • Retailers are disabling NFC readers to shut out Apple Pay [link]
  • What It Took for SpaceX to Become a Serious Space Company [link]
  • How to Earn the Right to Buy Ferrari's Most Exclusive Hypercar [link]
  • Refold's Portable Cardboard Standing Desk [link]

Tuesday
Oct212014

Week of 2014/10/12

[NyTimes]

  • "Phone Hackers Dial and Redial to Steal Billions" [nytimes]
  • "Trying to Live in the Moment (and Not on the Phone)" [nytimes]
  • "CBS to Offer Stand-Alone Web Subscription Service" [nytimes]
  • "Why Germans Are Afraid of Google" [nytimes]
  • "Your Instagram Picture, Worth a Thousand Ads" [nytimes]
  • "Brunch Is for Jerks" [nytimes]
  • "Venture Capitalists Return to Backing Science Start-Ups" [nytimes]
  • "The Gummi Bear Chronicles" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Kickstarter Freezes Anonabox Privacy Router Project for Misleading Funders [link]
  • Dreaming a Different Apollo [link]
  • Keeping Space Clean: Responsible satellite fleet operations [link]

Monday
Oct132014

Week of 2014/10/05

[NyTimes]

  • "Technology Takes the Wheel" [nytimes]
  • "Aboard a Cargo Colossus" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • The Model D Is Tesla's Most Powerful Car Ever, Plus Autopilot [link]
  • Mercedes will talk self-driving cars and debut a new concept at CES [link]
  • Drone racing in the woods evokes more than a few Star Wars memories [link]
  • Square Cash for iOS sends funds to nearby pals over Bluetooth [link]
  • Inside the Biggest-Ever Hedge-Fund Scandal [link]
  • I want my Apple back [link]

Wednesday
Oct082014

Week of 2014/09/28

[NyTimes]

  • "Protesters in Hong Kong Are Targets of Scrutiny Through Their Phones" [nytimes]
  • "As PayPal Spins Off, Apple Pay Signals New Era at Cash Register" [nytimes]
  • "Antibiotics in Livestock: F.D.A. Finds Use Is Rising" [nytimes]
  • "Times Articles Removed From Google Results in Europe" [nytimes]
  • "If You Have Unlimited Vacation, Will You Take It?" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • The Unpatchable Malware That Infects USBs Is Now on the Loose [link]
  • When Everything Works Like Your Cell Phone [link]
  • Floating Drone Lamps Would be Freaking Amazing [link]

Wednesday
Oct012014

Week of 2014/09/21

[NyTimes]

  • "Drone Exemptions for Hollywood Pave the Way for Widespread Use" [nytimes]
  • "Marc Andreessen Sounds Warning on Start-Ups Burning Cash" [nytimes]
  • "Start-Ups and the Death of Do-It-Yourself" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Everything you need to know about the Shellshock Bash bug [link]
  • Duh: Of Course the iPhone 6 Plus Can Bend in Your Pocket [link]
  • Passport designers Joseph Hofer and Brian Paschke on BlackBerry's industrial design [link]

Thursday
Sep252014

Week of 2014/09/14

[NyTimes]

  • "Boeing and SpaceX to Take Americans to Space Station" [nytimes]
  • "Lessons From the Past for a Future in Smart Cars" [nytimes]
  • "Useless Creatures" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • No, You Can't Manufacture That Like Apple Does [link]
  • We've built privacy into the things you use every day. [link]
  • iOS 8, thoroughly reviewed [link]

Monday
Sep152014

Week of 2014/09/07

[NyTimes]

  • "With Apple Watch, a Naming Tradition Ends" [nytimes]
  • "The Digital Wallet Revolution" [nytimes]
  • "Steve Jobs Was a Low-Tech Parent" [nytimes]
  • "Facebook's Feeds Give Videos a Boost" [nytimes]
  • "With Videos of Killings, ISIS Sends Medieval Message by Modern Method" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Bike lanes have actually sped up car traffic in New York City [link]
  • What You Need to Know Before the First Ever Formula E Race This Weekend [link]
  • Deployment of Flock 1b Commences [link]
  • Researchers now able to stop, restart light [link]
  • On Death and iPods: A Requiem [link]

Tuesday
Sep092014

Week of 2014/08/31

[NyTimes]

  • "Two Cities With Blazing Internet Speed Search for a Killer App" [nytimes]
  • "Plugged-In Over Preppy: Teenagers Favor Tech Over Clothes" [nytimes]
  • "Ouch. My Personality, Reviewed." [nytimes]

[Links]

  • 2015 BMW i8: Is i The New M? [link]
  • Inside DuckDuckGo, Google's Tiniest, Fiercest Competitor [link]
  • Experience the power of a bookbook? [link]
  • The unstoppable TI-84 Plus: How an outdated calculator still holds a monopoly on classrooms [link]

Monday
Sep012014

Week of 2014/08/24

[NyTimes]

  • "The Future Could Work, if We Let It" [nytimes]
  • "Why We're Not Driving the Friendly Skies" [nytimes]
  • "Plugged-In Over Preppy: Teenagers Favor Tech Over Clothes" [nytimes]
  • "Facebook Takes Steps Against 'Click Bait' Articles" [nytimes]
  • "What's Twitch? Gamers Know, and Amazon Is Spending $1 Billion on It" [nytimes]
  • "Julie Myers Wood: Eat Your Sushi, and Expand Your Horizons" [nytimes]
  • "Bug Love" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • The Secret Tesla Motors Master Plan (just between you and me) [link]
  • Hyperlapse, Instagram's New App, Is Like a $15,000 Video Setup in Your Hand [link]
  • What is a Hacker? [link]

Tuesday
Aug262014

Week of 2014/08/17

[NyTimes]

  • "Teaching Is Not a Business" [nytimes]
  • "New Era in Safety When Cars Talk to One Another" [nytimes]
  • "New York Regulator Announces Settlement With Bank Consultant PwC" [nytimes]
  • "Our Microbiome May Be Looking Out for Itself" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • What is a Hacker? [link]
  • Meet Renovo Motors: An electric supercar maker from Silicon Valley [link]