Sunday
Nov112012

Week of 2012/11/04

[NyTimes]

  • "The Obama Campaign's Technology Is a Force Multiplier" [nytimes]
  • "How Science Can Build a Better You" [nytimes]
  • "Readers Respond: Password Hygiene and Headaches" [nytimes]
  • "A School Distanced From Technology Faces Its Intrusion" [nytimes]
  • "Hyundai and Kia Acknowledge Overstating the Gas Mileage of Vehicles" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Inside Team Romney's whale of an IT meltdown [link]
  • Can Nate Silver Be Open Sourced? [link]
  • It's Polaroid's World - We Just Live in It [link]
  • The iPad Mini Is The Ideal Second Screen Companion [link]
  • Fisker Karma - Driven [link]

Sunday
Nov042012

Week of 2012/10/28

[NyTimes]

  • "In Crisis, Public Officials Embrace Social Media" [nytimes]
  • "When Floodwaters Rise, Web Sites May Fall" [nytimes]
  • "A Dubious Case Found Lawyers Eager to Make Some Money" [nytimes]
  • "Yes, Driverless Cars Know the Way to San Jose" [nytimes]
  • "The Island Where People Forget to Die" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Why Manhattan Is the Worst Place for a Data Center - and the Best [link]
  • Squarespace Sandy Updates [link]
  • The disruption of education: How technology is helping students teach themselves [link]

Monday
Oct292012

Week of 2012/10/21

[NyTimes]

  • "Credit Card Data Breach at Barnes & Noble Stores" [nytimes]
  • "In Cyberattack on Saudi Firm, U.S. Sees Iran Firing Back" [nytimes]
  • "When the Web's Chaos Takes an Ugly Turn" [nytimes]
  • "Amazon Reports First Quarterly Loss in 4 Years" [nytimes]
  • "Sleek Tablet, but Clumsy Software" [nytimes]
  • "Disruptions: A Tiny Camera for the Stratosphere" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Falling Faster than the Speed of Sound [link]
  • Video: Tesla Model S - The Quickest Sedan Built in America [link]

Sunday
Oct282012

Week of 2012/10/21

[NyTimes]

  • "Credit Card Data Breach at Barnes & Noble Stores" [nytimes]
  • "In Cyberattack on Saudi Firm, U.S. Sees Iran Firing Back" [nytimes]
  • "When the Web's Chaos Takes an Ugly Turn" [nytimes]
  • "Amazon Reports First Quarterly Loss in 4 Years" [nytimes]
  • "Sleek Tablet, but Clumsy Software" [nytimes]
  • "Disruptions: A Tiny Camera for the Stratosphere" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Falling Faster than the Speed of Sound [link]
  • Video: Tesla Model S - The Quickest Sedan Built in America [link]

Sunday
Oct212012

Week of 2012/10/14

[NyTimes]

  • "Daredevil Jumps, and Lands on His Feet" [nytimes]
  • "Buy Reviews on Yelp, Get Black Mark" [nytimes]
  • "Shares Fall Sharply as Google Earnings Are Released Early" [nytimes]
  • "The BlackBerry as Black Sheep" [nytimes]
  • "Cracking the Quantum Safe" [nytimes]
  • "Roy Bates, Bigger-Than-Life Founder of a Micronation, Dies at 91" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Inside the Original Space Dive: Joseph Kittinger on 1960 Record Jump [link]
  • Google Throws Open Doors to Its Top-Secret Data Center [link]
  • The Scrap Value of a Hacked PC, Revisited [link]
  • Second Screen, Third Screen, ... [link]
  • Welcome to Lifehacker's Evil Week [link]

Sunday
Oct142012

Week of 2012/10/07

[NyTimes]

  • "Panetta Warns of Dire Threat of Cyberattack on U.S." [nytimes]
  • "Worries Over Defense Department Money for 'Hackerspaces'" [nytimes]
  • "Senator Opens Investigation of Data Brokers" [nytimes]
  • "For Some Drivers, an Electric Motorcycle Could Be the Best of Both Worlds" [nytimes]
  • "U.S. Struggles to Rescue Green Program Hit by Fraud" [nytimes]
  • "Online, a Genome Project for the World of Art" [nytimes]
  • "Facebook's 5% Solution in Data Centers" [nytimes]
  • "Who Made That Escape Key?" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Essential tools of the trade [link]
  • LinkedIn launches a new blogging platform [link]

Monday
Oct082012

Week of 2012/09/30

[NyTimes]

  • "Facebook Tops 1 Billion Active Users" [nytimes]
  • "Facebook's 5% Solution in Data Centers" [nytimes]
  • "Hackers Breach 53 Universities and Dump Thousands of Personal Records Online" [nytimes]
  • "Multinational Crackdown on Computer Con Artists" [nytimes]
  • "Who Made That Escape Key?" [nytimes]
  • "One Big Step for Tesla, One Giant Leap for E.V.'s" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • More bang, less buck: How car engine tech does more with less [link]
  • Mapping a Path Out of Steve Jobs's Shadow [link]

Monday
Oct012012

Week of 2012/09/23

[NyTimes]

  • "Cyberwarfare Emerges From Shadows for Public Discussion by U.S. Officials" [nytimes]
  • "With a Push From Google, California Legalizes Driverless Cars" [nytimes]
  • "The Etiquette of Electric Car Ownership" [nytimes]
  • "Data Barns in a Farm Town, Gobbling Power and Flexing Muscle" [nytimes]
  • "How 'Silent Spring' Ignited the Environmental Movement" [nytimes]
  • "Beyond Wall St., Curbs on High-Speed Trades Proceed" [nytimes]
  • "Commander of the Apps, Except the One for Guilt" [nytimes]
  • "A New Google App Gives You Local Information -- Before You Ask for It" [nytimes]
  • "Paint by Numbers or Connect the Dots" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • How a Teacher Made $1 Million Selling Lesson Plans [link]
  • Here comes everybody: Why AirBnB is so disruptive [link]
  • Instagram Use Is Exploding [link]

Sunday
Sep232012

Week of 2012/09/16

[NyTimes]

  • "Facebook Can ID Faces, but Using Them Grows Tricky" [nytimes]
  • "Apple's iPhone Update Leaves Out Google's Maps" [nytimes]
  • "Foes of Modified Corn Find Support in a Study" [nytimes]
  • "At the Track, Racing Economics Collide With Veterinarians' Oath" [nytimes]
  • "Click if You Can Afford It" [nytimes]
  • "Daily Journal Writing Without the Inconvenience of Paper" [nytimes]
  • "Seeking Revenue, Postal Service Plans to Deliver More Junk Mail" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Operation iPhone Drop: From Cargo Plane to Door Stoop [link]
  • The Deep Sea Mystery Circle - a love story [link]
  • Knight announces a data-centric class of News Challenge winners [link]

Monday
Sep172012

Week of 2012/09/09

[NyTimes]

  • "Apple Offers a New iPhone, Lighter and More Powerful" [nytimes]
  • "Smartphone Ads and Their Drawbacks" [nytimes]
  • "Searching for a Speed Limit in High-Frequency Trading" [nytimes]
  • "His First Rule of Business: Don’t Hope" [nytimes]
  • "Debt Collectors Cashing In on Student Loan Roundup" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Will Apple’s Tacky Software-Design Philosophy Cause A Revolt? [link]
  • Elon Musk, the 21st Century Industrialist [link]
  • My Life as a TaskRabbit [link]
  • Ramesh Raskar: Imaging at a trillion frames per second [link]
  • Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education [link]