Sunday
Apr122015

Week of 2015/04/05

[NyTimes]

  • "Dear Diary: My Week Wearing an Apple Watch" [nytimes]
  • "Planes Without Pilots" [nytimes]
  • "SendGrid Account Breach Was Used to Attack Coinbase, a Bitcoin Exchange" [nytimes]
  • "The Gap Between Auto Dealers and Social Media" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Apple Watch vs The Police [link]
  • The Sad Reason Why Vertically-Shot Videos are Catching On [link]
  • I'd Rather Have a Half-Driverless Car [link]
  • GoPro from space: watch a stunning NASA spacewalk [link]
  • Mini is making augmented reality eyewear for use in its cars [link]
  • How This $7,000 E-Bike’s GPS Tech Thwarted a Thief [link]

Monday
Apr062015

Week of 2015/03/29

[NyTimes]

  • "For Hardware Makers, Sharing Their Secrets Is Now Part of the Business Plan" [nytimes]
  • "A Wi-Fi Barbie Doll With the Soul of Siri" [nytimes]
  • "In Silicon Valley, Auto Racing Becomes a Favorite Hobby for Tech Elites" [nytimes]
  • "After Kleiner Trial, Expect Less Shooting From the Hip in Silicon Valley" [nytimes]
  • "Hackers Use an Android App for Sex Extortion" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Better traffic signals can cut greenhouse gas emissions [link]
  • Re-order everyday items from Amazon with the 'Dash Button' [link]
  • China's Man-on-the-Side Attack on GitHub [link]
  • Meerkat is dying - and it's taking U.S. tech journalism with it [link]
  • The Mercedes Robo-Car That Made Me Want to Stop Driving [link]
  • What's the most we can remember? [link]

Monday
Mar302015

Week of 2015/03/22

[NyTimes]

  • "Drones Beaming Web Access Are in the Stars for Facebook" [nytimes]
  • "As Twitter Introduces Periscope, Tech Titans Bet on Live Streaming Video" [nytimes]
  • "The Curious (and Vital) Power of Print" [nytimes]
  • "Why Health Care Tech Is Still So Bad" [nytimes]
  • "At Kodak, Clinging to a Future Beyond Film" [nytimes]
  • "Mornings in Blue America" [nytimes]
  • "Nancy Dubuc of A&E;: Mixing Doers, Thinkers and Feelers" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Earth's Most Powerful Physics Machine Gets Back in Action [link]
  • Uber: The Big Data Company [link]
  • Monica Lewinsky: The price of shame [link]

Tuesday
Mar242015

Week of 2015/03/15

[NyTimes]

  • "Scientists Seek Ban on Method of Editing the Human Genome" [nytimes]
  • "Suddenly, Plenty of Options for Cord Cutters" [nytimes]
  • "Take Google to Court, Staff Report Urged F.T.C." [nytimes]
  • "Solar Eclipse and Supermoon Have Europe Energy Providers Watchful" [nytimes]
  • "Pointing Fingers in Apple Pay Fraud" [nytimes]
  • "Tuning Out Digital Buzz, for an Intimate Communion With Art" [nytimes]
  • "Etsy's Success Gives Rise to Problems of Credibility and Scale" [nytimes]
  • "Facebook Clarifies Rules on What It Bans and Why" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Jaw-dropping Magic Leap demo shows off our augmented future [link]
  • Tesla's Model S is getting a self-driving 'autopilot' mode in three months [link]
  • Gigaom: The Life and Death of a Venture Funded Media Startup [link]
  • Researchers just built a free, open-source version of Siri [link]

Monday
Mar162015

Week of 2015/03/08

[NyTimes]

  • "HBO's Streaming Service Will Start in April, Initially on Apple Devices Only" [nytimes]
  • "Tech Blog GigaOm Abruptly Shuts Down" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Epic Google snafu leaks hidden whois data for 280,000 domains [link]
  • Leaked Documents Suggest CIA Work on Hacked Version of Xcode, OS X Installer Exploit [link]
  • How Facebook Changed the Basic Tech That Runs the Internet [link]
  • IKEA - Everyday Heroes [link]
  • Watching live streams of people coding is now officially a thing [link]

Monday
Mar092015

Week of 2015/03/01

[NyTimes]

  • "Pepperoni Turns Partisan" [nytimes]
  • "Google Confirms Plans for Wireless Service" [nytimes]
  • "An Uneasy Relationship Between Telecom and Tech" [nytimes]
  • "How Superfish's Security-Compromising Adware Came to Inhabit Lenovo's PCs" [nytimes]
  • "Data Security Is Becoming the Sparkle in Bitcoin" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • The Wolfram Data Drop Is Live! [link]
  • Stuff I've Messed Up While Interviewing [link]

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]