Tuesday
Jun182013

Week of 2013/06/09

[NyTimes]

  • "Facebook Discloses Basic Data on Law-Enforcement Requests" [nytimes]
  • "A New Kind of Leaker for an Internet Age" [nytimes]
  • "Fixing the Digital Economy" [nytimes]
  • "Who Made "You Made That"?" [nytimes]
  • "In Battle Over Malibu Beaches, an App Unlocks Access" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • iOS 7: Love it? Hate it? Either way, designers are talking about it [link]
  • Tie Your Ego to the Product, Not the Process [link]

Tuesday
Jun112013

Week of 2013/06/02

[NyTimes]

  • "Tech Companies Concede to Surveillance Program" [nytimes]
  • "Device From Israeli Start-Up Gives the Visually Impaired a Way to Read" [nytimes]
  • "The Banality of 'Don't Be Evil'" [nytimes]
  • "Let's Play" [nytimes]
  • "Robbing a Gas Station: The Hacker Way" [nytimes]
  • "The Distasteful Side of Social Media Puts Advertisers on Their Guard" [nytimes]
  • "Remember All Those Passwords? No Need" [nytimes]
  • "When Rule Books Block the Road, Throw Them Out" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • WiSee: A gesture interface that uses Wi-Fi as the controller [link]
  • Phishing in Facebook's Pond [link]

Sunday
Jun022013

Week of 2013/05/26

[NyTimes]

  • "If My Data Is an Open Book, Why Can't I Read It?" [nytimes]
  • "Disruptions: At Odds Over Privacy Challenges of Wearable Computing" [nytimes]
  • "New Flickr: Vast Space for Storage, at No Cost" [nytimes]
  • "At High Speed, on the Road to a Driverless Future" [nytimes]
  • "Self-Driving Cars for Testing Are Supported by U.S." [nytimes]
  • "Women as Family Breadwinner on the Rise, Study Says" [nytimes]
  • "Breeding the Nutrition Out of Our Food" [nytimes]
  • "Concert Industry Struggles With 'Bots' That Siphon Off Tickets" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Citibike [link]
  • Anatomy of a hack: How crackers ransack passwords like "qeadzcwrsfxv1331" [link]

Monday
May272013

Week of 2013/05/19

[NyTimes]

  • "A Flashy Bet for Yahoo on a Shift in Social Media" [nytimes]
  • "New Research Tools Kick Up Dust in Archives" [nytimes]
  • "Hackers Find China Is Land of Opportunity" [nytimes]
  • "An Honor for the Creator of the GIF" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • New York Times CEO calls digital pay model "most successful" decision in years [link]
  • The Tumblr Architecture Yahoo Bought for a Cool Billion Dollars [link]
  • The Rise of Virtual Brick-and-Mortars [link]
  • Xbox One: hands-on with the new controller and Kinect [link]
  • Is This Virtual Worm the First Sign of the Singularity? [link]

Monday
May202013

Week of 2013/05/12

[NyTimes]

  • "Google Escalates the Competition in Map Services" [nytimes]
  • "Lawmakers Show Concerns About Google's New Glasses" [nytimes]
  • "More Clients Ask Questions of Bloomberg" [nytimes]
  • "Real Estate or Utility? Surging Data Center Industry Blurs Boundaries" [nytimes]
  • "In Big-Dollar Philanthropy, (Your Name Here) vs. Anonymity" [nytimes]
  • "Saying Goodbye to Titles, and Hello to Responsibility" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • The New Yorker Launches Strongbox, an Open-Source Anonymous Tip Tool Built by Aaron Swartz [link]
  • Two strategies: The Washington Post vs. The NYT [link]
  • You Can Do Too Much Due Diligence [link]

Sunday
May122013

Week of 2013/05/05

[NyTimes]

  • "Privacy Breach on Bloomberg's Data Terminals" [nytimes]
  • "In Hours, Thieves Took $45 Million in A.T.M. Scheme" [nytimes]
  • "Hackers Retrieve Personal Data in Washington State" [nytimes]
  • "Google Glass Picks Up Early Signal: Keep Out" [nytimes]
  • "The Apprentices of a Digital Age" [nytimes]
  • "Brain, Interrupted" [nytimes]
  • "Cyberparenting and the Risk of T.M.I." [nytimes]
  • "A Child's Wild Kingdom" [nytimes]
  • "When Attackers Become Defenders, Innovation Is Lost" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Elon Musk and David Sacks Depart Fwd.us, Mark Zuckerberg's Political Action Group [link]

Thursday
May092013

Week of 2013/04/28

[NyTimes]

  • "In Venture Capital Deals, Not Every Founder Will Be a Zuckerberg" [nytimes]
  • "In Online Video, Street Cred vs. Quality" [nytimes]
  • "In-Room Entertainment Turns Away From TV" [nytimes]
  • "Where the Artists Are the Superheroes" [nytimes]
  • "One Big Workbench" [nytimes]
  • "Measuring The Benefits Of Tech Tools" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • The Google Now dilemma: Yes, it's kind of creepy -- but it's also incredibly useful [link]
  • Are Older Programmers More Knowledgeable? [link]
  • Wash. Hospital Hit By $1.03 Million Cyberheist [link]

Monday
Apr292013

Week of 2013/04/21

[NyTimes]

  • "The Future of Driving" [nytimes]
  • "With Tablets, Businesses Ring Up at More Fanciful Cash Registers" [nytimes]
  • "In Hacking, A.P. Twitter Feed Sends False Report of Explosions" [nytimes]
  • "The Flattening of Design" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • The future of TV, according to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings [link]
  • Introducing Personalized Navigation [link]

Sunday
Apr212013

Week of 2013/04/14

[NyTimes]

  • "There's Something About Smartwatches" [nytimes]
  • "Start-Up Lets Users Track Who Tracks Them" [nytimes]
  • "Mentors Are Good. Sponsors Are Better." [nytimes]
  • "Finding Purpose in Tunneling Through Granite" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • You Lookin' at Me? Reflections on Google Glass. [link]
  • Why good storytelling helps you design great products [link]

Monday
Apr152013

Week of 2013/04/07

[NyTimes]

  • "Chief Tries to Infuse Yahoo With a Start-Up's Spirit" [nytimes]
  • "Engineering Serendipity" [nytimes]
  • "Facebook Grabs for Your Phone. What Gives?" [nytimes]
  • "Teacher Knows if You've Done the E-Reading" [nytimes]
  • "No TV? No Subscription? No Problem" [nytimes]
  • "For the High Seas, a Better Floating Computer" [nytimes]
  • "First, Make Sure Your Idea Works on a Small Stage" [nytimes]
  • "How a Leafy Folk Remedy Stopped Bedbugs in Their Tracks" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Editorial: Self-driving cars FTW, but not for everybody [link]
  • Exploding Art: da Vinci Code of Another Sort [link]