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]

Sunday
Jan112015

Week of 2015/01/04

[NyTimes]

  • "How My Mom Got Hacked" [nytimes]
  • "CES: Security Risks From the Smart Home" [nytimes]
  • "Inside a Chinese Test-Prep Factory" [nytimes]
  • "When Mark Zuckerberg Likes a Book, Sales Soar" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Tech Trends 2015 [link]
  • Antibiotic Pulled From Dirt Ends 25-Year Drug Drought [link]
  • I Rode 500 Miles in a Self-Driving Car and Saw the Future. It's Delightfully Dull [link]
  • Former HTC execs unveil smart scooter with hot-swappable batteries [link]
  • The Smart, Angry Home [link]

Monday
Jan052015

Week of 2014/12/28

[NyTimes]

  • "Sony Cyberattack, First a Nuisance, Swiftly Grew Into a Firestorm" [nytimes]
  • "Silicon Valley's Mirror Effect" [nytimes]
  • "The Scoreboards Where You Can't See Your Score" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Stop Making 'Workaholics' a Dirty Word [link]
  • With limited oversight, the wealthy get a charitable tax break [link]
  • What Just Happened? [link]
  • Lizard Kids: A Long Trail of Fail [link]
  • Rolex Submariner Watchmaking Demonstration [link]

Monday
Dec292014

Week of 2014/12/21

[NyTimes]

  • "For Stanford Class of '94, a Gender Gap More Powerful Than the Internet" [nytimes]
  • "North Korea Loses Its Link to the Internet" [nytimes]
  • "Sugar Season. It's Everywhere, and Addictive." [nytimes]
  • "The Hemiparasite Season" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • FAA's new drone safety campaign reminds you not to be stupid [link]
  • Tesla Roadster 3.0 Package [link]
  • 6 things I learned from riding in a Google Self-Driving Car [link]
  • Your smartphone is changing the way your fingers work [link]