Sunday
Jun102018

Week of 2018/06/04

[NyTimes]

  • "In the World of Cryptocurrency, Even Good Projects Can Go Bad" [nytimes]
  • "Booking With Airbnb? Here's Your Survival Guide" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • 'He would be an incredible president': Steve Kerr is US sport's voice of reason [link]
  • Lightform Projected AR Platform [link]
  • Apple announces a very international group of Apple Design Award winners [link]
  • Unfortunately, the Electric Scooters Are Fantastic [link]
  • Uber keeps on truckin' as Freight expands nationwide [link]
  • The Nissan Recon is the Camper Van You Don't Know You Want [link]
  • A Beginner's Guide to Blockchain Programming [link]

Sunday
Jun032018

Week of 2018/05/27

[NyTimes]

  • "Your Recycling Gets Recycled, Right? Maybe, or Maybe Not" [nytimes]
  • "18 Hours and 45 Minutes: Longest Commercial Flight Returns to Service" [nytimes]
  • "Pret A Manger, U.K. Sandwich Chain, Is Sold to Food Giant JAB" [nytimes]
  • "Colliders, Sundials and Wonder: When Science Is Your Destination" [nytimes]
  • "Breathe Deep: How the Antarctic Sea Spider Gets Oxygen" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • China just invited the world to its space station [link]
  • Can the world's largest rewilding project restore Patagonia's beauty? [link]
  • Herrera investigates Uber, Lyft over driver pay and benefits - City Attorney of San Francisco [link]
  • San Francisco Announces Next Steps in Regulating Shared, Powered Scooters [link]

Tuesday
May292018

Week of 2018/05/20

[NyTimes]

  • "U.S. News Outlets Block European Readers Over New Privacy Rules" [nytimes]
  • "Getting a Flood of G.D.P.R.-Related Privacy Policy Updates? Read Them" [nytimes]
  • "Thanks, Meghan Markle, We Needed That" [nytimes]
  • "Who Spends $140,000 on a CryptoKitty?" [nytimes]
  • "Is This the World's Most Diverse National Park?" [nytimes]
  • "A D.I.Y. Trip Through Alaska's Inside Passage" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • This Armada of Saildrones Could Conquer the Ocean [link]
  • Orlando Police Testing Amazon's Real-Time Facial Recognition [link]
  • San Francisco Announces Next Steps in Regulating Shared, Powered Scooters [link]
  • Apple now lets you download a copy of all the data it has on you [link]

Sunday
May202018

Week of 2018/05/13

[NyTimes]

  • "Google's File on Me Was Huge. Here's Why It Wasn't as Creepy as My Facebook Data." [nytimes]
  • "In Virtual Reality, How Much Body Do You Need?" [nytimes]
  • "A Helicopter on Mars? NASA Wants to Try" [nytimes]
  • "How 2 M.T.A. Decisions Pushed the Subway Into Crisis" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • The revolution won't wait: AI enthusiasm rises, but adoption lags [link]
  • Why the GDPR email deluge, and can I ignore it? [link]
  • I let Gmail's new AI write my pointless emails for me [link]
  • Google Duplex parodies show off the potentially creepy side of Assistant’s latest trick [Video] [link]
  • A look back: The Bloomberg Keyboard [link]

Sunday
May132018

Week of 2018/05/06

[NyTimes]

  • "Facebook Adds A.I. Labs in Seattle and Pittsburgh, Pressuring Local Universities" [nytimes]
  • "Who Strikes Fear Into Silicon Valley? Margrethe Vestager, Europe's Antitrust Enforcer" [nytimes]
  • "It's Not Just Hybrids: Pickup Trucks and Sedans Have Gotten More Efficient, Too" [nytimes]
  • "'Shell-Shocked' in Hawaii: How Lava Overran a Neighborhood" [nytimes]
  • "How 2 M.T.A. Decisions Pushed the Subway Into Crisis" [nytimes]
  • "Alexa and Siri Can Hear This Hidden Command. You Can't." [nytimes]
  • "Scholars Have Data on Millions of Facebook Users. Who's Guarding It?" [nytimes]
  • "This Fungus Borrowed From Ancient Bacteria to Defy Gravity" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Apple took 8 days to give me the data it had collected on me. It was eye opening. [link]
  • Why the GDPR email deluge, and can I ignore it? [link]
  • The HP-35 [link]
  • Tesla Solar Roof: 8 Things You Don't Realize Until You Own One [link]
  • The revolution won't wait: AI enthusiasm rises, but adoption lags [link]

Monday
Apr302018

Week of 2018/04/22

[NyTimes]

  • "How a Common Beetle May Offer Deep Insights Into Evolution" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Google's Sergey Brin warns of the threat from AI in today's 'technology renaissance' [link]
  • Ford's decision to kill most of its cars was inevitable [link]
  • The Signing Machine by Jaquet Droz [link]

Sunday
Apr222018

Week of 2018/04/15

[NyTimes]

  • "A.I. Researchers Are Making More Than $1 Million, Even at a Nonprofit" [nytimes]
  • "When Mr. Gates Went to Washington" [nytimes]
  • "Baby Boomers Reach the End of Their To-Do List" [nytimes]
  • "You Share Everything With Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves." [nytimes]
  • "Bodies Remodeled for a Life at Sea" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Artificial Intelligence - The Revolution Hasn't Happened Yet [link]
  • Palantir Knows Everything About You [link]
  • 'The most significant development since the safety belt' [link]

Sunday
Apr152018

Week of 2018/04/08

[NyTimes]

  • "I Downloaded the Information That Facebook Has on Me. Yikes." [nytimes]
  • "YouTube Is Improperly Collecting Children’s Data, Consumer Groups Say" [nytimes]
  • "The Failures of Anti-Trumpism" [nytimes]
  • "Trillions Upon Trillions of Viruses Fall From the Sky Each Day" [nytimes]
  • "All by Itself, the Humble Sweet Potato Colonized the World" [nytimes]
  • "It's the Latest in Conservation Tech. And It Wants to Suck Your Blood." [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Elon Musk agrees robot glut slowed Model 3 production [link]
  • Twenty Books That Shaped My Unconventional Life [link]
  • We're On The Brink of a New Era of Innovation, Will You Survive it? [link]
  • Ever Wonder Why Volvos Are So Safe? [link]

Sunday
Apr082018

Week of 2018/04/01

[NyTimes]

  • "Stock Markets Tumble Amid Worries Over Tech Firms and Trade Tensions" [nytimes]
  • "With Sinclair, We Have Trump TV. America Doesn't Need More." [nytimes]
  • "Tesla's Manufacturing 'Hell' Won't Slow Down Electric Cars" [nytimes]
  • "Why Laundromats Are the Hot New Place to Hang Out in Hong Kong" [nytimes]
  • "Wrong Flag Flying: Wall Street Greets Spotify With Swiss Banner" [nytimes]
  • "This Gun Maker Wanted Safe Guns" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • How Facebook Helps Shady Advertisers Pollute the Internet [link]
  • SpaceX reaches the promised land of launching every two weeks [link]
  • Robert Mercer's Secret Adventure as a New Mexico Cop [link]

Wednesday
Apr042018

Week of 2018/03/25

[NyTimes]

  • "Fatal Tesla Crash Raises New Questions About Self-Driving System" [nytimes]
  • "The Self-Driving Car Industry's Biggest Turning Point Yet" [nytimes]
  • "Are You Really in Love if It's Not on Instagram?" [nytimes]
  • "Stock Markets Tumble Amid Worries Over Tech Firms and Trade Tensions" [nytimes]
  • "Hey, Alexa, What Can You Hear? And What Will You Do With It?" [nytimes]
  • "Live Nation Rules Music Ticketing, Some Say with Threats" [nytimes]
  • "In Energized Detroit, Savoring an Architectural Legacy" [nytimes]
  • "Insects Flew Before Anything Else Did. So How Did They Get Their Wings?" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • How Facebook Helps Shady Advertisers Pollute the Internet [link]
  • Emmanuel Macron Talks to WIRED About France's AI Strategy [link]