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]

Monday
Apr082013

Week of 2013/03/31

[NyTimes]

  • "Letting Down Our Guard With Web Privacy" [nytimes]
  • "The Child, the Tablet and the Developing Mind" [nytimes]
  • "Fake Twitter Followers Becomes Multimillion-Dollar Business" [nytimes]
  • "Little Accountability for Directors, Despite Poor Performance" [nytimes]
  • "A Slice of London So Exclusive Even the Owners Are Visitors" [nytimes]
  • "Who Made That Learjet?" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • It's no Facebook Phone: Home looks nice but could have limited impact [link]
  • Facebook and Apple: it's complicated [link]
  • So what's it really like to use Project Glass? Take a look [link]

Tuesday
Apr022013

Week of 2013/03/24

[NyTimes]

  • "Cyberattacks Seem Meant to Destroy, Not Just Disrupt" [nytimes]
  • "Attacks Used the Internet Against Itself to Clog Traffic" [nytimes]
  • "As Apps Race to Car Dashes, Walking a Line on Safety" [nytimes]
  • "BioShock's Latest: Civil War in a City in the Sky" [nytimes]
  • "Instagram and the New Era of Paparazzi" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Privacy 101: Skype Leaks Your Location [link]
  • Inge Druckrey: Teaching to See [link]

Sunday
Mar242013

Week of 2013/03/17

[NyTimes]

  • "Reading, Writing and Video Games" [nytimes]
  • "Smart Drones" [nytimes]
  • "Technology That Serves to Enhance, Not Distract" [nytimes]
  • "Good News Beats Bad on Social Networks" [nytimes]
  • "Unwanted Electronic Gear Rising in Toxic Piles" [nytimes]
  • "The Doctor Is in (Well, Logged in)" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Massive bot network is draining $6 million a month from online ad industry, says report [link]
  • The City of Chicago wants you to fork its data on GitHub [link]

Monday
Mar182013

Week of 2013/03/10

[NyTimes]

  • "Algorithms Get a Human Hand in Steering Web" [nytimes]
  • "Researchers Find 25 Countries Using Surveillance Software" [nytimes]
  • "Looking for a Lesson in Google's Perks" [nytimes]
  • "Keep Calm and Carry On ...Buying" [nytimes]
  • "More Units Going Up in a Snap" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • How OpenStack upended the private cloud market overnight [link]
  • Google kills Google Reader, will go offline on July 1, 2013 [link]
  • Meet the men who spy on women through their webcams [link]