Follow me on my daily journey thru the jungle of information ....
[NyTimes] : "A van in a program to test the safety benefits of cars communicating with one another and their surroundings is equipped with acamera, top right, a rearview mirror that signals when a driver stops"
[NyTimes] : "IF you crave randomness, something unexpected or even a little scandalous gossip, some intriguing apps can help.Secret, free on iOS and Android, is best known for receiving random information. Users"
[NyTimes] : "The offices of PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York. New York State’s financial regulator announced a settlement deal on Monday with the giant consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, capping an"
[NyTimes] : "When a smartphone app wants to alert you to a coming appointment, a text message or some bit of breaking news from your social network, it sends a tiny flare that lights up your phone’s lock"
[NyTimes] : "CHEPÉN, Peru — A small remote-controlled helicopter buzzed over ancient hilltop ruins here, snapping hundreds of photographs. Below, stone walls built more than a thousand years ago by"
[NyTimes] : "Scholars are exhilarated by the prospect of tapping into the vast troves of personal data collected by Facebook, Google, Amazon and a host of start-ups, which they say could transform social science"
[Link] : Peter Bailis, CloudantCON 2014 Presentation
[NyTimes] : "Over the weekend, an entire city was brought to its knees by pond scum.Toledo, Ohio, gets its drinking water from the western end of Lake Erie. A bloom of bacteria formed there last week, producing a"
[NyTimes] : "Some years ago, at a party at the Cannes Film Festival, I was leaning against a rail watching a fireworks display when I heard a familiar voice behind me. Or rather, at least a dozen voices,"
[NyTimes] : "Casper’s mattresses — which were developed in part by engineers with experience at Ideo, the design firm, and NASA — use proprietary memory and latex foams. How do you teach an"