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Monday
Jun162014

Adam Nash, C.E.O. of Wealthfront, on the Value of Metrics

[NyTimes] : "This interview with Adam Nash, chief executive of Wealthfront, an online financial management firm, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant.Q. Tell me about your early years growing up.A."

Monday
Jun162014

A Paper Boat Navigating a Digital Sea

[NyTimes] : "Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main story IT’S Wednesday morning and 39 editors have filed in to the 10 a.m. meeting in The Times’s third-floor conference room,"

Monday
Jun162014

Calling Back a Zombie Ship From the Graveyard of Space

[NyTimes] : "For 17 years, it has been drifting on a lonely course through space. Launched during the disco era and shuttered by NASA in 1997, the spacecraft is now returning to the civilization that abandoned"

Friday
Jun132014

HydraBase – The evolution of HBase@Facebook

[Link] : When we revamped Messages in 2010 to integrate SMS, chat, email and Facebook Messages into one inbox, we built the product on open-source Apache HBase

Thursday
Jun122014

What Causes Weight Gain

[NyTimes] : "Continue reading the main story If I ask you what constitutes “bad” eating, the kind that leads to obesity and a variety of connected diseases, you’re likely to answer,"

Thursday
Jun122014

With Uber, Less Reason to Own a Car

[NyTimes] : "Uber's most recent funding round valued the start-up at $17 billion. With a near record-setting investment announced last week, the ride-sharing service Uber is the hottest, most valuable technology"

Thursday
Jun122014

All Our Patent Are Belong To You

[Link] : Yesterday, there was a wall of Tesla patents in the lobby of our Palo Alto headquarters. That is no longer the case. They have been removed, in the spirit of the open source movement, for the…

Thursday
Jun122014

Facebook to Let Users Alter Their Ad Profiles

[NyTimes] : "Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main story SAN FRANCISCO — If you have ever wondered why Facebook showed you that advertisement for a new iPhone"

Wednesday
Jun112014

Banks: Credit Card Breach at P.F. Chang’s

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Wednesday
Jun112014

cAdvisor - GitHub

[Link] : cAdvisor (Container Advisor) provides container users an understanding of the resource usage and performance characteristics of their running containers.

Wednesday
Jun112014

Google Open Sources Its Secret Weapon in Cloud Computing

[Link] : Illustration: Getty When Google engineers John Sirois, Travis Crawford, and Bill Farner left the internet giant and went to work for Twitter, they missed Borg. Borg was the sweeping software system…
Wednesday
Jun112014

Backstage with the Gameover Botnet Hijackers

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Wednesday
Jun112014

Privacy As A Competitive Vector

[Link] : Our portfolio company DuckDuckGo has made privacy a big part of its value proposition. And slowly but surely, their search engine has gotten good enough that people are using it instead of Google.…
Wednesday
Jun112014

Explaining iOS 8’s extensions: Opening the platform while keeping it secure

[Link] : Enlarge / Apple's Craig Federighi introduces extensions at Apple's WWDC keynote. Of all the new features introduced in iOS 8 last week, app extensions are the ones that will have the biggest, most…
Wednesday
Jun112014

How I Landed 15 Job Interviews in 30 Minutes

[Link] : At 20, I was gaining valuable experience and building my portfolio, which was going well until my father said “No more unpaid internships.” In other words, I needed a job—and…
Wednesday
Jun112014

Could This App Create A Free, Secret Web?

[Link] : Diagram of a mesh network created by the Open Garden Android app. (Image via Open Garden) Facebook is doing it with drones, Google is doing it with balloons that occasionally crash into power…
Wednesday
Jun112014

The Big Picture: Preparing for a solar-powered flight around the world

[Link] : Earlier this week, the second Solar Impulse aircraft embarked on its maiden voyage over Payerne, Switzerland. Solar Impulse 2 hopes to expand on the success of its predecessor, and make an…
Thursday
Jun052014

You, your data and the data center – How it impacts the environment

[Link] : On the Internet, every 60 seconds is jam-packed with activity – Google receives more than 4 million searches queries, YouTube users upload 72 hours of footage, 204 million emails are sent,…
Wednesday
Jun042014

The future that everyone forgot

[Link] : I came across a website whose purpose was to provide a super detailed list of every handheld computing environment going back to the early 1970's. It did a great job except for one glaring omission:…
Wednesday
Jun042014

Tesla Annual Meeting Yesterday

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