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Monday
Jun222015

All Airlines Have the Security Hole That Grounded Polish Planes

[Link] : More than 10 airplanes were grounded on Sunday after hackers apparently got into computer systems responsible for issuing flight plans to pilots of Poland’s state-owned LOT airline. The weak…
Monday
Jun222015

Please Don’t Put a Camera in the Apple Watch

[Link] : Dear Apple, It has come to my attention that you might possibly maybe potentially be mulling adding a video camera to the next Apple Watch. Ha ha, good prank! (I hope.) But just in case you’re…
Sunday
Jun212015

Jim Dolce of Lookout, on Achieving Breakthroughs in Small Bites

[NyTimes] : "This interview with Jim Dolce, chief executive of the mobile security firm Lookout, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant.Q. Were you in leadership roles when you were younger?A. I wasn’t"

Sunday
Jun212015

Tech Companies Fly High on Fantasy Accounting

[NyTimes] : "Technology shares have been powering the stock market recently, outperforming the broader stock indexes by wide margins. The tech-heavy Nasdaq 100, for example, is up 19 percent over the last 12"

Sunday
Jun212015

Scalable On-Demand Hadoop Clusters with Docker and Mesos

Sunday
Jun212015

Taylor Swift Explains Why '1989' Won't Be on Apple Music in Open Letter

[Link] : Daniel Kreps, provided by…
Sunday
Jun212015

6 reasons killing off Yahoo Pipes was a bad idea

[Link] : Developers often look for value in unexpected places, and one of those places for the last few years has been Yahoo. Its Pipes app launched in 2007 and quickly proved to be one of the most…
Friday
Jun192015

A look inside Google’s Data Center Networks

[Link] : Google has long been a pioneer in distributed computing and data processing, from Google File System to MapReduce to Bigtable and to Borg. From the beginning, we’ve known that great computing…
Wednesday
Jun172015

Getting Started Guide to Rancher

Wednesday
Jun172015

See the ISS like never before in these 4K videos

[Link] : We're sure a time will come when watching something in 4K won't seem special. Now isn't that time. Astronaut Terry W. Virts is tweeting links to videos shot in Ultra HD during his time on the…
Wednesday
Jun172015

Moving Wikipedia From Computer to Many, Many Bookshelves

[NyTimes] : "The Wikipedia entry for “quixoticism” runs only about 255 words. But if anyone could argue for a personal mention, it might be Michael Mandiberg.For the past three years, he has been"

Wednesday
Jun172015

As Stress Drives Off Drone Operators, Air Force Must Cut Flights

[NyTimes] : "A Predator drone on a training flight from Creech Air Force Base, Nev., in 2009. CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — After a decade of waging long-distance war through their video screens,"

Wednesday
Jun172015

Cardinals Investigated for Hacking Into Astros’ Database

[NyTimes] : "WASHINGTON — Front-office personnel for the St. Louis Cardinals, one of the most successful teams in baseball over the past two decades, are under investigation by the F.B.I. and Justice"

Tuesday
Jun162015

Time to change your master password, LastPass was hacked

[Link] : Password-management service LastPass announced today that it "discovered and blocked suspicious activity" on its network on Friday. While the company says that there is no evidence that user vault…
Monday
Jun152015

Virtual Reality Headsets Raise Very Real Concerns

[NyTimes] : "Every Friday, a dozen or so people strap on virtual reality headsets, log on to the Internet and do something that would normally require driving to a local multiplex: watch a movie with a bunch of"

Sunday
Jun142015

kilimchoi/engineering-blogs

[Link] : 4 commits 1 branch 0 releases…
Sunday
Jun142015

Google’s Ingenious Plan to Make Apps Obsolete

[Link] : Google showed off any number of potentially revolutionary technologies at its I/O developer conference keynote Thursday. There was Jump, a platform for generating 3D virtual reality content, and…
Sunday
Jun142015

Prom Accessories: Corsages, Limousines and Liability Waivers

[NyTimes] : "A vintage photograph recalls a time when parents sent teenagers off to prom after-parties with a simple admonition to behave. Today, hosts are demanding that parents and often, their children, sign"

Sunday
Jun142015

Cap and Gown

[NyTimes] : "NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S ROBERT F. WAGNER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE “Not too long ago, the President and I were working on a speech that we knew would get a lot of attention. Now here,"

Sunday
Jun142015

How does Facebook plant its garden? In sync with nature

[Link] : June 12, 2015 Updated: June 13, 2015 8:16pm Facebook’s new building in Menlo Park, known as MPK 20, has garnered a lot of attention for its Frank Gehry design. But, one of its most beautiful…
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