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Friday
Mar272015

Netflix, Amazon and Hulu No Longer Find Themselves Upstarts in Online Streaming

[NyTimes] : "Netflix, Amazon and Hulu have suddenly found themselves playing a new role: the establishment.After years of waging an assault on the traditional television business, these companies now must defend"

Friday
Mar272015

As Twitter Introduces Periscope, Tech Titans Bet on Live Streaming Video

[NyTimes] : "Kayvon Beykpour, right, the chief and a founder of Periscope, and Joe Bernstein, also a founder, at their office in San Francisco. Tyra Banks smiled a toothy grin and chatted idly with a captive"

Friday
Mar272015

Drones Beaming Web Access Are in the Stars for Facebook

[NyTimes] : "MENLO PARK, Calif. — In classical mythology, Aquila is the eagle carrying Jupiter’s thunderbolts skyward. At Facebook, it is the code name for a high-flying drone, indicative of the"

Tuesday
Mar242015

Earth’s Most Powerful Physics Machine Gets Back in Action

[Link] : In the fall of 2008, CERN’s high-energy physicists ran into a problem. A faulty electronic connection at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland—the biggest, baddest, most powerful…
Tuesday
Mar242015

This Is What Happens After A Month With Nintendo's New 3DS XL

[Link] : Yes, it is true that Xenoblade Chronicles 3D doesn’t fit onto the internal SD card. But memory is pretty cheap these days. I bought a 64GB card for just $10 on Amazon. I’ll admit that…
Monday
Mar232015

This Is What Impactful Engineering Leadership Looks Like

[Link] : Three years ago, Jessica McKellar and a group of friends from MIT started stealthy chat startup Zulip. Less than two years later, it was acquired by Dropbox. And this wasn't an anomaly. They'd done…
Monday
Mar232015

Deep Learning vs Machine Learning vs Pattern Recognition

[Link] : Lets take a close look at three related terms (Deep Learning vs Machine Learning vs Pattern Recognition), and see how they relate to some of the hottest tech-themes in 2015 (namely Robotics and…
Monday
Mar232015

Uber: The Big Data Company

[Link] : Image Credit: Associated Press As I write this column, I am at my office on Main Street in San Francisco. When I’m done here, I’ll head back to my house in the Richmond District to pick…
Monday
Mar232015

Nancy Dubuc of A&E;: Mixing Doers, Thinkers and Feelers

[NyTimes] : "This interview with Nancy Dubuc, the chief executive of A&E Networks, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant.Q. Tell me about when you were younger. What were some early lessons for you?A. I"

Sunday
Mar222015

At Kodak, Clinging to a Future Beyond Film

[NyTimes] : "Of the roughly 200 buildings that once stood on the 1,300-acre campus of Eastman Kodak’s business park in Rochester, 80 have been demolished and 59 others sold off. Terry Taber, bespectacled,"

Sunday
Mar222015

The Curious (and Vital) Power of Print

[NyTimes] : "WHO buys the print edition of the newspaper? Just a few Luddites who wouldn’t know a smartphone if their horse-drawn buggy crushed it on the cobblestones? Octogenarians and their older"

Sunday
Mar222015

Why Health Care Tech Is Still So Bad

[NyTimes] : "LAST year, I saw an ad recruiting physicians to a Phoenix-area hospital. It promoted state-of-the-art operating rooms, dazzling radiology equipment and a lovely suburban location. But only one line"

Saturday
Mar212015

Online ‘Swatting’ Becomes a Hazard for Popular Video Gamers and Police Responders

[NyTimes] : "Practical jokers have delighted for years at tormenting celebrities at home by calling in bogus reports of violence and provoking huge police responses.Now they have found a way to turn their pranks"

Saturday
Mar212015

Monica Lewinsky: The price of shame

Friday
Mar202015

Take Google to Court, Staff Report Urged F.T.C.

[NyTimes] : "The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday faced renewed questions about its handling of its antitrust investigation into Google, after documents revealed that an internal report had recommended"

Friday
Mar202015

Scientists Seek Ban on Method of Editing the Human Genome

[NyTimes] : "Jennifer A. Doudna, an inventor of a new genome-editing technique, in her office at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Doudna is the lead author of an article calling for a worldwide"

Friday
Mar202015

Solar Eclipse and Supermoon Have Europe Energy Providers Watchful

[NyTimes] : "BERLIN — Germany has enthusiastically embraced the sun as an important source of energy, but a strange celestial trifecta on Friday evoked a shiver of ancient fears — and the more"

Friday
Mar202015

Video Feature: Inside the F 015, Mercedes’s Self-Driving Car

[NyTimes] : "ALAMEDA, Calif. — AUTONOMOUS car technology is now so far along that some auto executives have said they expect a completely self-driving car — one that requires no human intervention"

Friday
Mar202015

Mesosphere Announces HDFS on Mesos, ready for Community Beta Testing!

[Link] : Mesosphere has announced HDFS on Mesos, Version 0.1.0, an open source project to fully integrate HDFS with Mesosphere’s stack. We are ready for beta testing in the community. The HDFS…
Friday
Mar202015

Jaw-dropping Magic Leap demo shows off our augmented future

[Link] : Google's multi-million dollar investment in augmented reality startup Magic Leap appears to be paying off if this demo reel is any indication. In it, the fledgling AR firm shows off what a year and…