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]

Monday
Sep032012

Week of 2012/08/26

[NyTimes]

  • "Cloud Computing for the Poorest Countries" [nytimes]
  • "Active in Cloud, Amazon Reshapes Computing" [nytimes]
  • "Software Meant to Fight Crime Is Used to Spy on Dissidents" [nytimes]
  • "Weapons Plant Security Issues Are Described in U.S. Audit" [nytimes]
  • "Can Square Remain Hip?" [nytimes]
  • "A Hardware Renaissance in Silicon Valley" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • 40 percent of mobile ad clicks are fraud or accidents [link]
  • Flipboard Brings Glossy Print-Style Ads to the iPad [link]
  • Wolfram Alpha Launches Personal Analytics Reports For Facebook [link]
  • Platforming Books [link]

Monday
Aug272012

Week of 2012/08/19

[NyTimes]

  • "Jury Reaches Decision in Apple-Samsung Patent Trial" [nytimes]
  • "Coming Next: Using an App as Prescribed" [nytimes]
  • "Smart Cars Get a Connection Test in Michigan" [nytimes]
  • "Secret E-Scores Chart Consumers’ Buying Power" [nytimes]
  • "Buying Their Way to Twitter Fame" [nytimes]
  • "The Sun Hasn’t Set on the Drive-In" [nytimes]
  • "Be More Productive. Take Time Off." [nytimes]

[Links]

  • When Freemium Fails [link]
  • Ron Johnson on the Progress of His J.C. Penney Remake [link]

Monday
Aug202012

Week of 2012/08/12

[NyTimes]

  • "How Big Data Became So Big" [nytimes]
  • "In Olympic Park, a Deluge From Our Sponsors" [nytimes]
  • "Merchants and Shoppers Sour on Daily Deal Sites" [nytimes]
  • "When the Network Effect Goes Into Reverse" [nytimes]
  • "Unable to Crack Computer Virus, Security Firm Seeks Help" [nytimes]
  • "What Small-Business Owners Should Know Before They Take Private Equity" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • There's only one truly open platform - the web [link]
  • Hey, Twitter - shouldn't it be about the users? [link]

Monday
Aug132012

Week of 2012/08/05

[NyTimes]

  • "Curiosity Rover Lands Safely on Mars" [nytimes]
  • "Starbucks and Square to Team Up" [nytimes]
  • "Apple Account Break-In Highlights Security Weakness" [nytimes]
  • "Letting the Cloud Watch Over the Farm" [nytimes]
  • "Auto Crrect Ths!" [nytimes]
  • "Google Goes Back to the Drawing Board for Nexus Q" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • For Google, keeping search relevant means baking big data into everything [link]
  • Infochimps makes its big-data-for-developers platform real-time [link]

Sunday
Aug052012

Week of 2012/07/29

[NyTimes]

  • "Trying to Be Nimble, Knight Capital Stumbles" [nytimes]
  • "Betaworks Unveils Its Vision for a Brand New Digg" [nytimes]
  • "Want to Graduate? First, Create a Company" [nytimes]
  • "Box and Dropbox Come of Age in Cloud Computing" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • MBA Mondays: Guest Post From Chad Dickerson [link]
  • Open source won [link]