General Reading for 08/17/2017

PSA: 4.8 Million Affected by Chrome Extension Attacks Targeting Site Owners “This is a public service announcement from the Wordfence team regarding a security issue that has a wide impact. During the past 3 months, eight Chrome browser extensions were compromised and the attacker used them to steal Cloudflare credentials…

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Artificial Intelligence / AI Reading for 07/21/2017

Apple unveils machine learning research blog – The Financial Express “Apple has launched a machine learning research blog, a blog with research papers on artificial intelligence (AI) project is something new for Apple, TechCrunch reported on Thursday.So if you are a machine learning researcher, a student, an engineer or a…

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What I’m Reading on 09/04/2015

Mozilla unveils first public preview of Firefox for iPhone, iPad – CNET “The first public preview of the Mozilla browser for iPhones and iPads has started rolling out to users in New Zealand, the company announced in a blog posted Thursday. The goal is to grab feedback from people in…

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What I’m Reading on 03/10/2015

Apple Watch apps: All the apps for Apple’s latest device – CNET “Without apps, the Apple Watch is nothing more than a glorified timepiece. Here’s every app we know of coming to the device.” tags: bs apple watch apps STIX Fonts Project Website “Since its inception, the main focus of…

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What I’m Reading on 03/06/2015

Hands-on with Vivaldi, the new Web browser for power users | Ars Technica “After the vicious early days when the world of Web browsers closely resembled the ruthless world of the railroad barons a century earlier, the browser market settled down to something pretty boring. First there was IE and…

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What I’m Reading on 01/26/2015

The Strangely Competitive World of Sci-Fi Writing Workshops | WIRED “Each summer budding authors flock to writing workshops like Clarion, Clarion West, and Odyssey, which help prepare students for a career in fantasy and science fiction by offering them the chance to work closely with established pros in the field.…

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W3C 20th Anniversary: Memories

Today the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is celebrating its 20th anniversary as an organization. Luminaries and participants in the open standards effort will be gathering in Santa Clara, CA, this afternoon for a Future of the Web Symposium and then a Gala Dinner. I’m in New York, unfortunately, but I’ll…

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5 mistakes to avoid when creating a mobile app

Over the last several years, I’ve been deeply involved with IBM’s Mobile efforts and now lead that technology area in IBM Research. In the last year we’ve held several hackathons and other events to get more and more people knowledgeable about how to create mobile apps. So with this experience…

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What I’m Reading on 09/05/2014

Microsoft brings mobile personal assistant Cortana to UK and China – FT.com “Microsoft is bringing its Cortana mobile personal assistant to the UK and China as the US technology group unveils its latest range of smartphones and devices since closing its acquisition of Nokia.” tags: bs microsoft cortana WordPress 4.0…

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What I’m Reading on 03/19/2014

IBM’s Watson, New York Genome Center partner on brain cancer treatment – The Washington Post “The two will collaborate on a computing prototype that could suggest treatment options for patients with glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer. Watson would analyze an individual patient’s genome, and compare it to large volumes of…

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