Monday
Apr212014

Week of 2014/04/13

[NyTimes]

  • "Heartbleed Highlights a Contradiction in the Web" [nytimes]
  • "Goldman, Citi, UBS ... and a Guy in an Office" [nytimes]
  • "The Future of Facebook May Not Say 'Facebook'" [nytimes]
  • "Rich Start-Ups Go Back for Another Helping" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • What would a disruptive bank look like? [link]
  • NSA Said to Exploit Heartbleed Bug for Intelligence for Years [link]
  • Plant Breeders Release First 'Open Source Seeds' [link]
  • Tennessee Passes Mind-Boggling Ban on Bus Rapid Transit [link]
  • Audio engineering pioneer John Meyer: Stop chasing the next big thing, and go with FLAC instead [link]

Monday
Apr142014

Week of 2014/04/06

[NyTimes]

  • "An Adaptation From 'Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt,' by Michael Lewis" [nytimes]
  • "Sacrificing Sense for Speed in Markets" [nytimes]
  • "Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data" [nytimes]
  • "Hackers Lurking in Vents and Soda Machines" [nytimes]
  • "Security Flaw Could Reach Beyond Websites to Digital Devices, Experts Say" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Five Reasons Not To Raise Venture Capital [link]
  • Six programming paradigms that will change how you think about coding [link]
  • Land Rover Invents the Invisible Hood [link]
  • Mercedes Is Owning This Formula 1 Season. Here's Why [link]

Tuesday
Apr082014

Week of 2014/03/30

[NyTimes]

  • "Nest Labs Stops Selling Its Smoke Detector" [nytimes]
  • "Virtual Reality, Perfect for an Immersive Society" [nytimes]
  • "Sweeping Away a Search History" [nytimes]
  • "'Silicon Valley,' Mike Judge’s New Series, Debuts on HBO" [nytimes]
  • "With Fire TV, Amazon Seeks a Beachhead in the Living Room" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • So You Think You're Smarter Than A CIA Agent [link]
  • The free gadget that Amazon hopes will compel you to order more stuff - lots more stuff [link]
  • Mercedes Is Owning This Formula 1 Season. Here's Why [link]

Sunday
Mar302014

Week of 2014/03/23

[NyTimes]

  • "Name-Calling in the Virtual Playground" [nytimes]
  • "Early Supporters of Oculus VR Denounce Facebook Buyout" [nytimes]
  • "Swiss Watchmakers Skeptical of Digital Revolution" [nytimes]
  • "Smartphones, the Disappointing Miracle" [nytimes]
  • "The Dollar Value of an Extra Year of Life" [nytimes]
  • "Consortium Wants Standards for 'Internet of Things'" [nytimes]
  • "Don Knauss of Clorox, on Putting Your Followers First" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • The Most Effortless and Effective Outsourcing System I've Used [link]
  • Newly unsealed documents show Steve Jobs' brutal response after getting a Google employee fired [link]
  • Sources: Credit Card Breach at California DMV [link]

Tuesday
Mar252014

Week of 2014/03/16

[NyTimes]

  • "Revelations of N.S.A. Spying Cost U.S. Tech Companies" [nytimes]
  • "New Social App Has Juicy Posts, All Anonymous" [nytimes]
  • "Tesla Fights for a Place to Park" [nytimes]
  • "Spring Cleaning Who Has Access to Your Data" [nytimes]
  • "Learning From Legos" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Self-driving cars are coming soon and will revolutionize cities and society [link]
  • Apple Designer Jonathan Ive on What's Next [link]
  • The Two Words Steve Jobs Hated Most [link]
  • Design for Everyday Life [link]

Monday
Mar172014

Week of 2014/03/09

[NyTimes]

  • "As the Web Turns 25, Its Creator Talks About Its Future" [nytimes]
  • "Silicon Valley's Youth Problem" [nytimes]
  • "Use of Public Transit in U.S. Reaches Highest Level Since 1956, Advocates Report" [nytimes]
  • "Who Made That Progress Bar?" [nytimes]
  • "Jeff Lawson of Twilio: When Ideas Collide, Don't Duck" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Tesla - To the People of New Jersey [link]
  • uberX Eliminates Ridesharing Insurance Ambiguity [link]
  • MtGox data hacked and published, complete with Bitcoin wallet-stealing malware [link]

Monday
Mar102014

Week of 2014/03/02

[NyTimes]

  • "The Housing Market With Nowhere to Go (but Up)" [nytimes]
  • "After Debit Card Fraud, a Chicago Bank Feels Its Customers' Frustration" [nytimes]
  • "When Start-Ups Don't Lock the Doors" [nytimes]
  • "Making Cloud-Computing Systems More Efficient" [nytimes]
  • "Examining a Generation Tied to Smartphones" [nytimes]
  • "A Powerful New Way to Edit DNA" [nytimes]
  • "Lisa Falzone of Revel Systems on the Thrill of Entrepreneurship" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Faster, Leaner, Smarter, Better Data Centers [link]
  • Critical crypto bug leaves Linux, hundreds of apps open to eavesdropping [link]
  • papers-we-love [link]

Sunday
Mar022014

Week of 2014/02/23

[NyTimes]

  • "British Spies Said to Intercept Yahoo Webcam Images" [nytimes]
  • "Mt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy" [nytimes]
  • "Google Pays for the Ride" [nytimes]
  • "T-Mobile Turns an Industry on Its Ear" [nytimes]
  • "Phone, Meet Tablet. That's Phabulous." [nytimes]

[Links]

  • How Steve Perlman's "Revolutionary" Wireless Technology Works [link]
  • Apple Details Touch ID And The A7's Secure Enclave In Updated iOS Security Document [link]
  • The PowerPot V: Charging your devices with fire [link]

Sunday
Feb232014

Week of 2014/02/16

[NyTimes]

  • "The Other Big Winner in the WhatsApp Deal: Your Wallet" [nytimes]
  • "Some Bot to Watch Over Me" [nytimes]
  • "The Plus in Google Plus? It's Mostly for Google" [nytimes]
  • "Send a Payment With Square Cash, the Service That's Free, for Now" [nytimes]
  • "Wireless System Could Offer a Private Fast Lane" [nytimes]
  • "Is the Universe a Simulation?" [nytimes]
  • "This Phone Is Great, Till It’s Time to Add Apps" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Your Path to a $16B exit? Build a J2ME App [link]
  • Four Numbers That Explain Why Facebook Acquired WhatsApp [link]
  • Rinspeed imagines the Tesla Model S as a self-driving 'living room on wheels' [link]

Sunday
Feb162014

Week of 2014/02/09

[NyTimes]

  • "Bitcoin Exchange Struggles" [nytimes]
  • "For Wearable Computers, a New User Interface Challenge" [nytimes]
  • "How to Survive the Next Wave of Technology Extinction" [nytimes]
  • "A Huge Solar Plant Opens, Facing Doubts About Its Future" [nytimes]
  • "Stripe and Square Face Complexity Abroad" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Binge-viewing House of Cards season 2: I survived Frank Underwood [link]
  • You Won't Believe How Much Money We Wasted On Bad Hires In 2013 [link]
  • Zipcar, Uber And The Beginning Of Trouble For The Auto Industry [link]