Saturday
Jun162012

Week of 2012/06/10

[NyTimes]

  • "Disruptions: For HBO, Still Beholden to a Cable Company" [nytimes]
  • "Swedes' Twitter Voice: Anyone, Saying (Blush) Almost Anything" [nytimes]
  • "Going Online to Check in, Not Check Out" [nytimes]
  • "Owners May Not Be Covered When Hackers Wipe Out A Business Bank Account" [nytimes]
  • "Apple Updates Laptops and Mobile Software" [nytimes]
  • "Expo Offers a Peek at Games of the Future" [nytimes]
  • "Rhythms for the Highway, Before the Age of the iPod" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Video: Nathan Wolfe - What's left to explore? [link]
  • Tesla investor Steve Jurvetson drives off in the first Model S [link]
  • The 5 biggest mistakes users make in Amazon's cloud [link]

Saturday
Jun092012

Week of 2012/06/03

[NyTimes]

  • "Mutually Assured Cyberdestruction?" [nytimes]
  • "Microsoft Tries to Make Windows Updates Flame Retardant" [nytimes]
  • "LinkedIn Was Breached. Now What Do You Do?" [nytimes]
  • "LinkedIn’s Leaky Mobile App Has Access to Your Meeting Notes" [nytimes]
  • "Privacy, Please: This Is Only for the Two of Us" [nytimes]
  • "How Big Data Gets Real" [nytimes]
  • "Plays Well With Others: Video Game System Transcends Solitude" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Why antivirus companies like mine failed to catch Flame and Stuxnet [link]
  • Newton, Reconsidered [link]
  • Video: Cutaway F1 Race Car [link]

Sunday
Jun032012

Week of 2012/05/27

[NyTimes]

  • "Obama Order Sped Up Wave of Cyberattacks Against Iran" [nytimes]
  • "The Hunch, the Pounce and the Kill" [nytimes]
  • "Freaks, Geeks and Microsoft" [nytimes]
  • "Tech Suits Endanger Innovation" [nytimes]
  • "Are You Safe on That Sofa?" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Remaking J.C. Penney Without Coupons [link]
  • No Death, No Taxes [link]
  • InstaCRT - A "real world" iPhone filter for photos [link]

Saturday
May262012

Week of 2012/05/20

[NyTimes]

  • "Private Cargo Rocket Heads to Space Station" [nytimes]
  • "Don't Climb Every Mountain" [nytimes]
  • "Prized Logo Is Returned to Ford" [nytimes]
  • "The Banker’s Job" [nytimes]
  • "Are You Safe on That Sofa?" [nytimes]
  • "Troves of Personal Data, Forbidden to Researchers" [nytimes]
  • "Maturing as Publisher and Platform" [nytimes]
  • "A Human Antenna of Breaking News" [nytimes]
  • "A Harvard Professor Analyzes Why Start-Ups Fail" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Twitter, Facebook Join the List of In-Car Distractions [link]
  • CEO Commencement Wisdom 2012 [link]
  • Open Garden Lets You Crowdsource Your Mobile Connectivity [link]
  • Mastery And Mimicry [link]

Saturday
May192012

Week of 2012/05/13

[NyTimes]

  • "Facebook’s Prospects May Rest on Trove of Data" [nytimes]
  • "Making Choices in the Age of Information Overload" [nytimes]
  • "Meet Your Neighbors, if Only Online" [nytimes]
  • "Joe Weisenthal vs. the 24-Hour News Cycle" [nytimes]
  • "The Push to Make Cab Rides Smarter" [nytimes]
  • "Writer’s Cramp: In the E-Reader Era, a Book a Year Is Slacking" [nytimes]
  • "Who Made That Clothespin?" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Why 900M isn’t the only number that matters to Facebook [link]
  • Patent troll tries to mangle hand craft site Etsy [link]
  • Mayor Bloomberg Unveils New Map to Chart the Locations and Job Openings of NYC Tech Companies [link]
  • Patagonia's Founder is America's Most Unlikely Business Guru [link]

Sunday
May132012

Week of 2012/05/06

[NyTimes]

  • "In JPMorgan Chase Trading Bet, Its Confidence Yields to Loss" [nytimes]
  • "Technology Industry Seen Growing Fastest in New York" [nytimes]
  • "Freight Train Late? Blame Chicago" [nytimes]
  • "Disruptions: Indiscreet Photos, Glimpsed Then Gone" [nytimes]
  • "Could These Start-Ups Become the Next Big Thing?" [nytimes]
  • "A Derby Win, but a Troubled Record for a Trainer" [nytimes]
  • "The Ethicist Contest Winner: Give Thanks for Meat" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Leadership (or lack thereof) begins at the top [link]
  • The rise of the technical VC [link]
  • 10 Success Principles of Apple’s Innovation Master Jonathan Ive [link]

Sunday
May062012

Week of 2012/04/29

[NyTimes]

  • "The Joy of Drawing on Glass" [nytimes]
  • "A Stunning, New Social Media Tactic: Handwritten Notes" [nytimes]
  • "Disruptions: With No Revenue, an Illusion of Value" [nytimes]
  • "Microsoft to Take Stake in Barnes & Noble’s Nook Unit" [nytimes]
  • "If Peas Can Talk, Should We Eat Them?" [nytimes]
  • "How to Muddy Your Tracks on the Internet" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Data and visualization blogs worth following [link]
  • iOS app success is a "lottery": 60% (or more) of developers don't break even [link]
  • The real-life Robinson Crusoe [link]

Sunday
Apr292012

Week of 2012/04/22

[NyTimes]

  • "The Flight From Conversation" [nytimes]
  • "Watching Every Click You Make" [nytimes]
  • "Genres Stretch, for Better and Worse, as YouTube Takes On TV" [nytimes]
  • "Salesforce Moves into the Government Cloud and Social" [nytimes]
  • "Facing a Robo-Grader? Just Keep Obfuscating Mellifluously" [nytimes]
  • "Home-Sharing? Don’t Ignore Liability" [nytimes]
  • "At 92, Bandit to Hollywood but Hero to Soldiers" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Overcoming Artificial Stupidity [link]
  • Apps that turn into toys [link]

Saturday
Apr212012

Week of 2012/04/15

[NyTimes]

  • "Awake or Knocked Out? The Line Gets Blurrier" [nytimes]
  • "Supercomputing Rented by the Hour" [nytimes]
  • "Crowd-Sourcing Expands Power of Brain Research" [nytimes]
  • "Online Education Venture Lures Cash Infusion and Deals With 5 Top Universities" [nytimes]
  • "Web Site Stole Job Seekers’ Data in Tax-Fraud Scheme" [nytimes]
  • "How Green Are Electric Cars? Depends on Where You Plug In" [nytimes]
  • "And the Walls Came Tumbling Down, Again" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • This Touchscreen Watch, Pebble, Hit $2 M. Faster Than Any Other Kickstarter Project [link]
  • Giving Developers a Voice with the Watson Speech APIs [link]
  • AWS Marketplace [link]
  • Audi to pay $1.12 billion for Ducati [link]

Sunday
Apr152012

Week of 2012/04/08

[NyTimes]

  • "Digital Diary: Instagram and the Internet’s 'Secret' Places" [nytimes]
  • "A Billion-Dollar Turning Point for Mobile Apps" [nytimes]
  • "Facebook to Buy Photo-Sharing Service Instagram for $1 Billion" [nytimes]
  • "Spam Invades a Last Refuge, the Cellphone" [nytimes]
  • "What 23 Years of E-Mail May Say About You" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Publishing is no longer a job or an industry — it’s a button [link]
  • Check out Punch, the Mad mag for the iPad people [link]
  • Amazon CloudSearch [link]
  • A behind-the-scenes look at Facebook release engineering [link]