Its time for a fresh podcast as I can’t stay silent for too long! Apple is challenged by the FBI to weaken the security of the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhones, but it could set a dangerous precident for both privacy and security for all Apple customers going forward. And on the VR and AR front everyone throws… Read More Episode #11 – Should Apple Crack their own security? And VR goes big.
I spent the last week in Iceland the same idea kept cropping up: Businesses and by extension products don’t trust people enough I think this is a byproduct of the idea that every business should be able to capture every customer, if only things are spelled out plainly and loudly enough. By assuming that you… Read More The Trust Gap
I give my numerical review of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, discuss the implications of the FAA’s Drone Registration rules on privacy, Netflix rolls out new compression algorithms to deliver more entertainment with less bandwidth, Dating sites get hacked (no a different one this time), someone develops metal that is 99% air by… Read More Episode #10 – Star Wars, SpaceX, Netflix Algorithms… and more
A new posting in my portfolio: The Slashdot API officially spun out of Discuss-it now has its own page. You can now query our slashdot API directly and grab the listings we scrape and format to populate the search results on Discussitapp.com. Check it out:
Writing a post-mortem on code school helped me stumble across some interesting sites including this one: http://bootcamper.io/ An accounting of current code schools. Interesting if only for visualizing and quantifying the sheer breadth of schools, the number and the locations. Worth a browse.