Monday
May052014

Week of 2014/04/27

[NyTimes]

  • "Despite Big Ambitions, New York's Tech Scene Is Still Starting Up" [nytimes]
  • "Revenue Up at Twitter, but Growth Is a Worry" [nytimes]
  • "Facebook to Let Users Limit Data Revealed by Log-Ins" [nytimes]
  • "Angus Davis of Swipely, on Working Around Flaws" [nytimes]
  • "With HD Voice, Better Call Quality Is Coming. Text Your Friends." [nytimes]

[Links]

  • The First Look at How Google's Self-Driving Car Handles City Streets [link]
  • The Quantified Other: Nest And Fitbit Chase A Lucrative Side Business [link]
  • Why the Smart Reading Device of the Future May Be ... Paper [link]
  • Why Americans Are the Weirdest People in the World [link]

Tuesday
Apr292014

Week of 2014/04/20

[NyTimes]

  • "Despite Big Ambitions, New York's Tech Scene Is Still Starting Up" [nytimes]
  • "In a Stock Trade, It's Man vs. Machine" [nytimes]
  • "Goldman, Citi, UBS ... and a Guy in an Office" [nytimes]
  • "At Stake in the Aereo Case Is How We Watch TV" [nytimes]
  • "Writing in a Nonstop World" [nytimes]
  • "Being 'Good' Isn't the Only Way to Go" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • SpaceX Dragon Successfully Docked With The Space Station [link]
  • How The Creator Of Bitcoin May Have Stumbled Onto Something Much, Much Bigger [link]
  • Why we don't sell ads [link]
  • The Leica T Unibody Digital Camera Review by Steve Huff [link]

Monday
Apr212014

Week of 2014/04/13

[NyTimes]

  • "Heartbleed Highlights a Contradiction in the Web" [nytimes]
  • "Goldman, Citi, UBS ... and a Guy in an Office" [nytimes]
  • "The Future of Facebook May Not Say 'Facebook'" [nytimes]
  • "Rich Start-Ups Go Back for Another Helping" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • What would a disruptive bank look like? [link]
  • NSA Said to Exploit Heartbleed Bug for Intelligence for Years [link]
  • Plant Breeders Release First 'Open Source Seeds' [link]
  • Tennessee Passes Mind-Boggling Ban on Bus Rapid Transit [link]
  • Audio engineering pioneer John Meyer: Stop chasing the next big thing, and go with FLAC instead [link]

Monday
Apr142014

Week of 2014/04/06

[NyTimes]

  • "An Adaptation From 'Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt,' by Michael Lewis" [nytimes]
  • "Sacrificing Sense for Speed in Markets" [nytimes]
  • "Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data" [nytimes]
  • "Hackers Lurking in Vents and Soda Machines" [nytimes]
  • "Security Flaw Could Reach Beyond Websites to Digital Devices, Experts Say" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Five Reasons Not To Raise Venture Capital [link]
  • Six programming paradigms that will change how you think about coding [link]
  • Land Rover Invents the Invisible Hood [link]
  • Mercedes Is Owning This Formula 1 Season. Here's Why [link]

Tuesday
Apr082014

Week of 2014/03/30

[NyTimes]

  • "Nest Labs Stops Selling Its Smoke Detector" [nytimes]
  • "Virtual Reality, Perfect for an Immersive Society" [nytimes]
  • "Sweeping Away a Search History" [nytimes]
  • "'Silicon Valley,' Mike Judge’s New Series, Debuts on HBO" [nytimes]
  • "With Fire TV, Amazon Seeks a Beachhead in the Living Room" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • So You Think You're Smarter Than A CIA Agent [link]
  • The free gadget that Amazon hopes will compel you to order more stuff - lots more stuff [link]
  • Mercedes Is Owning This Formula 1 Season. Here's Why [link]

Sunday
Mar302014

Week of 2014/03/23

[NyTimes]

  • "Name-Calling in the Virtual Playground" [nytimes]
  • "Early Supporters of Oculus VR Denounce Facebook Buyout" [nytimes]
  • "Swiss Watchmakers Skeptical of Digital Revolution" [nytimes]
  • "Smartphones, the Disappointing Miracle" [nytimes]
  • "The Dollar Value of an Extra Year of Life" [nytimes]
  • "Consortium Wants Standards for 'Internet of Things'" [nytimes]
  • "Don Knauss of Clorox, on Putting Your Followers First" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • The Most Effortless and Effective Outsourcing System I've Used [link]
  • Newly unsealed documents show Steve Jobs' brutal response after getting a Google employee fired [link]
  • Sources: Credit Card Breach at California DMV [link]

Tuesday
Mar252014

Week of 2014/03/16

[NyTimes]

  • "Revelations of N.S.A. Spying Cost U.S. Tech Companies" [nytimes]
  • "New Social App Has Juicy Posts, All Anonymous" [nytimes]
  • "Tesla Fights for a Place to Park" [nytimes]
  • "Spring Cleaning Who Has Access to Your Data" [nytimes]
  • "Learning From Legos" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Self-driving cars are coming soon and will revolutionize cities and society [link]
  • Apple Designer Jonathan Ive on What's Next [link]
  • The Two Words Steve Jobs Hated Most [link]
  • Design for Everyday Life [link]

Monday
Mar172014

Week of 2014/03/09

[NyTimes]

  • "As the Web Turns 25, Its Creator Talks About Its Future" [nytimes]
  • "Silicon Valley's Youth Problem" [nytimes]
  • "Use of Public Transit in U.S. Reaches Highest Level Since 1956, Advocates Report" [nytimes]
  • "Who Made That Progress Bar?" [nytimes]
  • "Jeff Lawson of Twilio: When Ideas Collide, Don't Duck" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Tesla - To the People of New Jersey [link]
  • uberX Eliminates Ridesharing Insurance Ambiguity [link]
  • MtGox data hacked and published, complete with Bitcoin wallet-stealing malware [link]

Monday
Mar102014

Week of 2014/03/02

[NyTimes]

  • "The Housing Market With Nowhere to Go (but Up)" [nytimes]
  • "After Debit Card Fraud, a Chicago Bank Feels Its Customers' Frustration" [nytimes]
  • "When Start-Ups Don't Lock the Doors" [nytimes]
  • "Making Cloud-Computing Systems More Efficient" [nytimes]
  • "Examining a Generation Tied to Smartphones" [nytimes]
  • "A Powerful New Way to Edit DNA" [nytimes]
  • "Lisa Falzone of Revel Systems on the Thrill of Entrepreneurship" [nytimes]

[Links]

  • Faster, Leaner, Smarter, Better Data Centers [link]
  • Critical crypto bug leaves Linux, hundreds of apps open to eavesdropping [link]
  • papers-we-love [link]

Sunday
Mar022014

Week of 2014/02/23

[NyTimes]

  • "British Spies Said to Intercept Yahoo Webcam Images" [nytimes]
  • "Mt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy" [nytimes]
  • "Google Pays for the Ride" [nytimes]
  • "T-Mobile Turns an Industry on Its Ear" [nytimes]
  • "Phone, Meet Tablet. That's Phabulous." [nytimes]

[Links]

  • How Steve Perlman's "Revolutionary" Wireless Technology Works [link]
  • Apple Details Touch ID And The A7's Secure Enclave In Updated iOS Security Document [link]
  • The PowerPot V: Charging your devices with fire [link]