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]

Sunday
Apr082012

Week of 2012/04/01

[NyTimes]

  • "Google Begins Testing Its Augmented Reality Glasses" [nytimes]
  • "A Satellite System That Could End Circling Above the Airport" [nytimes]
  • "Hotel’s Free Wi-Fi Comes With Hidden Extras" [nytimes]
  • "Widespread Virus Proves Macs Are No Longer Safe From Hackers" [nytimes]
  • "Police Are Using Phone Tracking as a Routine Tool" [nytimes]
  • "JOBS Act Jeopardizes Safety Net for Investors" [nytimes]
  • "The Best Scorecard Is the One You Keep for Yourself" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Curating Big Data in the Cloud [link]
  • The rise of e-reading [link]
  • Questions Amazon Should Answer About Its Cloud Strategy [link]
  • Video: PAL-V Flying Car - Maiden Flight [link]

Sunday
Apr012012

Week of 2012/03/25

[NyTimes]

  • "'Pink Slime' Losing Place on School Lunch Menus" [nytimes]
  • "Bringing Up an E-Reader" [nytimes]
  • "Just the Facts. Yes, All of Them." [nytimes]
  • "Bizarre Insights From Big Data" [nytimes]
  • "The Girls Around Me App Takes Creepy to a New Level" [nytimes]
  • "Conflict Over How Open 'Do Not Track' Talks Will Be" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Swimming robots set world record [link]
  • Surveillance spyware migrates from Windows to Mac OS X [link]
  • US card processor hit by 'massive' breach [link]
  • Red Wine, Tartaric Acid And The Secret Of Superconductivity [link]
  • Video: ABC monsters [link]

Sunday
Mar252012

Week of 2012/03/18

[NyTimes]

  • "Rocket Plunge to Deep End of the Planet" [nytimes]
  • "On Wall St., Keeping a Tight Rein on Twitter" [nytimes]
  • "The Way We Read Now" [nytimes]
  • "Generic Drugs Prove Resistant to Damage Suits" [nytimes]
  • "What Hath Bell Labs Wrought? The Future" [nytimes]
  • "The Limits of American Exceptionalism" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Dont Follow Your Passion, Follow Your Effort [link]

Monday
Mar192012

Week of 2012/03/11

[NyTimes]

  • "A Site That Aims to Unleash the Scrapbook Maker in All of Us" [nytimes]
  • "Use of Homeless as Internet Hot Spots Backfires on Marketer" [nytimes]
  • "SXSW Interactive" [nytimes]
  • "When Businesses Can't Stop Asking, 'How Am I Doing?'" [nytimes]
  • "A Code of Conduct for Content Aggregators" [nytimes]
  • "TV Makers Ignore Apps at Their Own Peril" [nytimes]
  • "Learning From the Spurned and Tipsy Fruit Fly" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Curators and the Curated at SXSW Interactive [link]
  • 9 more companies putting a cloud spin on big data [link]
  • Video: Riding the Booster with enhanced sound [link]

Saturday
Mar102012

Week of 2012/03/04

[NyTimes]

  • "After Ratings Drop, Ford Reworks Touch Screens" [nytimes]
  • "Finding Your Book Interrupted ... By the Tablet You Read It On" [nytimes]
  • "London Is Eating New York's Lunch" [nytimes]
  • "Paid to Know About You" [nytimes]
  • "Ready or Not, Time to Share More" [nytimes]
  • "YouTube Subtracts Racy and Raucous to Add a Teaching Tool" [nytimes]
  • "How to Practice the Reverse Peter Principle" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Addicted to Data: How an Obsession With Measuring Can Hurt Businesses [link]
  • Nothing Is Riskier than not Taking Risks [link]
  • Video: Bret Victor - Inventing on Principle [link]

Saturday
Mar032012

Week of 2012/02/26

[NyTimes]

  • "True Innovation" [nytimes]
  • "Why Are Harvard Graduates in the Mailroom?" [nytimes]
  • "Big Data’s Grass-Roots Revolution" [nytimes]
  • "One Year Later, Nokia and Microsoft Start to Deliver" [nytimes]
  • "Et Tu, Google? Android Apps Can Also Secretly Copy Photos" [nytimes]
  • "Two Technical Problems Leave Neutrinos' Speed in Question" [nytimes]
  • "Go Directly, Digitally to Jail? Classic Toys Learn New Clicks" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Is linking just polite, or is it a core value of journalism? [link]
  • Raspberry Pi computer in action [link]
  • What Is Data Visualization and 15 Tools to Help You Visualize Data [link]