I've never really understood Bitcoin, but I read articles about it, and this one is good.
Archive for the 'Technology' Category
Read this: How In-app Purchases Have Destroyed The Industry (by @baekdal) #opinion.
The Techtopus: How Silicon Valley's most celebrated CEOs conspired to drive down 100,000 tech engineers' wages | PandoDaily In early 2005, as demand for Silicon Valley engineers began booming, Apple's Steve Jobs sealed a secret and illegal pact with Google's Eric Schmidt to artificially push their workers wages lower by agreeing not to recruit each […]
Yet another creepy video showing the "power" of augmented reality via glasses. The guy not only cheats at 8-ball, but uses his glasses to access personal information to scam on a bartender. Nice. Real nice.
The Verge has a bunch of tweets and commentary on Nest's acquisition by Google: Why is everyone disappointed by Google buying Nest?.
Oh PS with Nest’s built-in sensors now Google knows when you’re home, what rooms you’re in, and when you’re out. Just FYI. — Ryan Block (@ryan) January 13, 2014 Great. More here.
Settings - Google+ - Holy heck did I just turn off a LOT of stuff that was on without my knowledge.
Netflix's dumbed-down algorithms Netflix's big problem, it seems to me, is that it can't afford the content that its subscribers most want to watch. It could try to buy streaming rights to every major Hollywood blockbuster in history — but doing so would cost hundreds of billions of dollars, and could never be recouped with […]
Back this Project on Kickstarter, please. I'd like to see it get funded.
The beginning of an email. I've gotten a few of these, and absolutely none of them strike me as "obvious." Perhaps the fact that they're all found in my spam folder is what is supposed to make the sender "obviously" a "professional social media business manager?" Please.
Wired has a nice piece on Square's new card reader: How Apple's Lightning-Plug Guru Reinvented Square's Card Reader.
The NSA: An Inside View reminds me of the conversations I've had with my wife about liberties, storing emails, etc. She has said "They can keep and read all my emails, I don't care. I'm not doing anything wrong and I'm boring." I'm more on the side of don't talk to the police (though not […]
How Square moves Cash is a simple article. Nothing I didn't know already, but only takes a minute to read. I've been on PayPal for a LONG time, and I use a combination of PayPal and Square when a customer wants to pay me (often a golf student).
Everything fits on the screen at one time, too!