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Sunday
Apr082018

We're On The Brink of a New Era of Innovation, Will You Survive it?

[Link] : It's better to prepare than adapt because, by the time you see the need to adapt, it may already be too late<p>One of the most interesting things I discuss in my book <i>Mapping Innovation</i> is what I call the new era of innovation, which will create profoundly new technologies, classes of data and business …
Sunday
Apr082018

We're On The Brink of a New Era of Innovation, Will You Survive it?

[Link] : It's better to prepare than adapt because, by the time you see the need to adapt, it may already be too late<p>One of the most interesting things I discuss in my book <i>Mapping Innovation</i> is what I call the new era of innovation, which will create profoundly new technologies, classes of data and business …
Friday
Apr062018

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Friday
Apr062018

This Gun Maker Wanted Safe Guns

[NyTimes] : "In the early 1880s, legend has it that Daniel B. Wesson, a co-founder of Smith & Wesson, the gun manufacturer, heard about a child who injured himself by cocking the hammer and pulling the trigger of one of his firm's revolvers. Wesson, known as D. B., was so distraught about the accident that he …"

Wednesday
Apr042018

SpaceX reaches the promised land of launching every two weeks | Ars Technica

[Link] : Gwynne Shotwell said SpaceX would increase flight rate by 50 percent. It has.<p>SpaceX has long talked a good game about increasing its launch cadence, …
Wednesday
Apr042018

Wrong Flag Flying: Wall Street Greets Spotify With Swiss Banner

[NyTimes] : "Wall Street was prepared for Spotify's listing on the New York Stock Exchange this morning.<p>Analysts were ready with their reports. The tech media was closely watching Spotify's unusual direct listing. Gene Simmons of Kiss appeared on CNBC, representing the skeptical artist position on the streaming …"

Wednesday
Apr042018

Alexis Ohanian Talks Reddit, Serena Williams and Metallica

[NyTimes] : "Depending on your perspective, Reddit represents either the best of the web, or the worst.<p>Critics say the freewheeling community forums website is a cesspool of hate speech and pornography, where anonymous trolls can make incendiary comments without facing consequences.<p>But the Reddit co-founder …"

Wednesday
Apr042018

Tesla’s Manufacturing ‘Hell’ Won’t Slow Down Electric Cars

[NyTimes] : "Having more orders than you can fill is generally deemed a high-class problem.<p>Despite demand for 400,000 of its Model 3, Tesla is proving otherwise, and that's a problem for investors, not to mention the future of electric vehicles.<p>The Trump administration is dialing back regulations that locked …"

Wednesday
Apr042018

With Sinclair, We Have Trump TV. America Doesn’t Need More.

[NyTimes] : "The Sinclair Broadcast Group, the country's largest television broadcaster with 193 news stations, recently forced local news anchors across the country to read identical scripts.<p>The anchors warned, without a hint of irony, that “some members of the media use their platforms to push their own …"

Tuesday
Apr032018

Oblivious DNS: Plugging the Internet’s Biggest Privacy Hole

[Link] : <i>by Annie Edmundson, Paul Schmitt, Nick Feamster</i>The recent news that Mozilla and Cloudflare are deploying their own DNS recursive resolver has once …
Tuesday
Apr032018

Why Laundromats Are the Hot New Place to Hang Out in Hong Kong

[NyTimes] : "HONG KONG — On a bustling Hong Kong street lined with dried seafood stores, where baskets of sea cucumber vie for space with scallops and abalone, one shop stands out. Amid the pungent smells of dried fish and shrimp, the scents of brewed coffee and freshly laundered clothes come wafting out of the …"

Tuesday
Apr032018

Facebook Should Consider a ‘Why Me?’ Button

[NyTimes] : "“One of our biggest responsibilities is to protect data.”<p>That's what Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive and co-founder, said just over a week ago after revelations that the data research firm Cambridge Analytica had gained access to the profiles of 50 million Facebook users.<p>Over the past …"

Monday
Apr022018

Stock Markets Tumble Amid Worries Over Tech Firms and Trade Tensions

[NyTimes] : "A broad market sell-off hit Wall Street on Monday, with major stock indexes slumping more than 2 percent by the early afternoon as a recent blitz of bad news about technology companies and festering worries about a trade war between the United States and China continued to leave investors …"

Sunday
Apr012018

We’ve Miniaturized. Now It’s Time to Mega-size.

[Link] : AUTHOR PROFILE Jenna Mukuno<p>Curious Planeteer working to make the Earth's changes visible, accessible and actionable.<p>Jenna Mukuno | April 1, 2018<p>Pulse …
Sunday
Apr012018

Robert Mercer’s Secret Adventure as a New Mexico Cop

[Link] : Why was the fabulously wealthy Trump donor wearing a badge and a gun in a tiny desert town? To obtain something that’s impossible to buy.<p>Robert …
Sunday
Apr012018

How Facebook Helps Shady Advertisers Pollute the Internet

[Link] : It was a Davos for digital hucksters. One day last June, scammers from around the world gathered for a conference at a renovated 19th century train …
Sunday
Apr012018

Live Nation Rules Music Ticketing, Some Say with Threats

[NyTimes] : "In 2010, when the Justice Department allowed the two most dominant companies in the live music business — Live Nation and Ticketmaster — to merge, many greeted the news with dread.<p>Live Nation was already the world's biggest concert promoter. Ticketmaster had for years been the leading ticket …"

Sunday
Apr012018

Fatal Tesla Crash Raises New Questions About Self-Driving System

[NyTimes] : "In the fall of 2016, Tesla beamed new software over the air to cars on the road in the United States and elsewhere that added safeguards to its Autopilot system to prevent drivers from looking away from the road or keeping their hands off the steering wheel for long periods of time.<p>The move came in …"

Sunday
Apr012018

Hey, Alexa, What Can You Hear? And What Will You Do With It?

[NyTimes] : "Amazon ran a commercial on this year's Super Bowl that pretended its digital assistant Alexa had temporarily lost her voice. It featured celebrities like Rebel Wilson, Cardi B and even the company's chief executive, Jeff Bezos.<p>While the ad riffed on what Alexa can say to users, the more intriguing …"

Saturday
Mar312018

Emmanuel Macron Talks to WIRED About France's AI Strategy

[Link] : On Thursday, Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, gave a speech laying out a new national strategy for artificial intelligence in his country. …
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