Miscellaneous

Are You Ready For Card Chips?

If not, get ready. Chips in credit cards are coming and they're here to stay. Credit card companies are hoping the chips will prevent in-person credit card [...]

AI and the Die Progress Unit (or why the future is getting exponentially cooler)

How does the Law of Accelerating Returns apply to technology? This is a great article that delves into the hockey stick graph of future tech. It's long, [...]

Twitter is tracking the apps on your phone

Just as an FYI, in case you didn't already know [...]

Feet-On With Boosted Boards’ New Faster And Cheaper Electric Skateboards

!!!!!!!! This looks SO cool. Love this video, love this skateboard idea. Our inner 11-year-olds are doing backflips of glee. *file under: tax return, lottery [...]

HTML for Babies

This is so cool, the kind of thing where you can't believe you didn't think of it [...]

NYC to Host World Cup for Problem-Solving Startups This Month

“We’re not looking for the next Angry Birds or Yo,” Ms. Harris said. “We’re looking for the next solution to traffic gridlock, a pathbreaking health [...]

Tim Armstrong Doesn’t Say The Wrong Thing About Women In The Workplace

I will no longer think snarky dial-up-tone type thoughts when I see an AOL email address appear in my inbox (not often, but still [...]

Data, Data, Data

As I scroll down my feed, this is the word I see jumping out at me today: DATA. Data, data, data. We talk about data a lot. Data is the new currency and is [...]

Stephenson Talks Science, Sci-Fi and IT

Let's take a break with some tech-adjacent work: favorite author Neal Stephenson talks science, sci-fi and IT and why apocalyptic fiction has taken such a [...]

Drone developers get big open source boost from Linux Foundation, vendors like 3D Robotics and Box

The name of the game lately is consolidation, mainly consolidation of assets to make things more accessible to [...]