What I’m Reading on 04/05/2015

Karatsuba algorithm – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “The Karatsuba algorithm was the first multiplication algorithm asymptotically faster than the quadratic “grade school” algorithm. The Toom–Cook algorithm is a faster generalization of Karatsuba’s method, and the Schönhage–Strassen algorithm is even faster, for sufficiently large n.” tags: bs karatsuba algorithm Multiplication US…

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What I’m Reading on 02/10/2015

Swift 1.2 and Xcode 6.3 beta – Swift Blog – Apple Developer “Today Swift 1.2 was released as part of Xcode 6.3 beta. This beta release includes a significantly enhanced Swift compiler, as well as new features in the Swift language itself. For the complete list of changes, read the…

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What I’m Reading on 07/13/2014

IBM News room – 2014-07-07 IBM Research Launches Project “Green Horizon” to Help China Deliver on Ambitious Energy and Environmental Goals – United States “Dubbed “Green Horizon”, the project sets out to leap beyond current global practices in three areas critical to China’s sustainable growth: air quality management, renewable energy…

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What I’m Reading on 11/22/2013

ICERM MathBytes@ICERM “Computational physics now underlies some of the most amazing and routine visual effects work. It utilizes numerical models to simulate reality and more on the computer. Natural-looking water, smoke, fire, and clothing effects in film are often handled best by understanding and solving the physics of how they…

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What I’m Reading on 08/11/2013

I Flirt and Tweet. Follow Me at #Socialbot. – NYTimes.com “Socialbots are tapping into an ever-expanding universe of social media. Last year, the number of Twitter accounts topped 500 million. Some researchers estimate that only 35 percent of the average Twitter user’s followers are real people” tags: twitter Circle Sept.…

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Daily links for 08/27/2012

Apple’s patent victory over Samsung: What the analysts say | ZDNet “Apple‘s patent lawsuit win over Samsung drew a mixed reaction ranging from “an important symbolic victory” to “far reaching implications” to “unlikely to meaningfully change the smartphone landscape.” A jury on Friday handed Apple $1.05 billion in damages and found…

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Daily links for 12/16/2011

Android Will Lose the Tablet Race: 10 Reasons Why – Mobile and Wireless – News & Reviews – eWeek.com “The tablet market hasn’t been too friendly to Google’s Android operating system. Over the last year, consumers have been increasingly turning to Apple’s iPad to satisfy their tablet desires. Android-based products,…

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Daily links for 12/05/2011

Customer-Created Design: Virtual reality and realtime design enables seniors to design their own community spaces | ARCH Virtual “There’s a fantastic snippet in this video, about 2 minutes and 58 seconds in, that does a great job of capturing the spirit of this project.  This is a group of senior…

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Daily links for 09/22/2011

2nd UPDATE: Samsung To Open Bada To External Developers – WSJ.com “Samsung “is planning to make Bada software an open source platform next year,” a person familiar with the situation said, adding the South Korean company has no plans to buy a software company.” tags: samsung mobile Open Source Posted…

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Mobile app development: Native vs. hybrid vs. HTML5 (part 1)

I’ve seen and heard a lot of discussion about how people build applications for mobile devices. While there are literally hundreds of thousands of apps out there for Apple, Android, Blackberry and other smartphones, I can’t help but think the majority of these are one-off efforts. In this series in…

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Daily links for 08/16/2011

Samsung Galaxy Tab ban lifted in Europe | Apple – CNET News “Citing confirmation from Peter Schutz, spokesman for the Dusseldorf District Court, IDG’s Webwereld (English version) said that Samsung can now resume sales of its Tab tablet throughout Europe, with the exception of Germany. The court ruled that the…

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Daily links for 05/31/2011

Linaro: Now a Year Old, the Linux Effort Begins to Deliver | PCWorld Business Center “Linaro was launched at Computex in 2010 by ARM, IBM, Freescale, Samsung, ST-Ericsson and TI with the mission of reducing fragmentation, increasing optimization and making it easier for OEMs and ODMs to develop Linux-based products.”…

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Daily links for 03/04/2011

iPad 2 has Samsung fixated on “inadequate” aspects of new Galaxy Tab “The iPad 2 that Apple announced this week is already making competing manufacturers second-guess themselves. Samsung in particular is feeling pressure to step up to the iPad 2’s level—”we will have to improve the parts that are inadequate,”…

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Daily links for 02/11/2011

Top Tablet Comparison: iPad vs. Xoom vs. TouchPad vs. PlayBook | PCMag.com “For nearly a year since Apple launched the iPad, everyone’s been clamoring for viable competitors to the great tablet device. Customers want choices, and manufacturers want their slice of the booming tablet market. Some decent options, like the…

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Tablet wars: Those with the most and best apps win

I just linked to an article over on PCMag.com called “Top Tablet Comparison: iPad vs. Xoom vs. TouchPad vs. PlayBook” that compares the in-the-market iPad with 3 possible contenders that have yet to be sold. The article very correctly discusses which of the tablets are likely to get the most…

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Daily Links for Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Linux Another day, another SUSE/Moblin Linux netbookComputerWorld / Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols In all the hurly-burly of CES, a second SUSE/Moblin Linux netbook was quietly released. This one comes from Samsung. Red Hat repurchases $33.4M of sharesTriangle Business Journal Red Hat repurchased more than 1 million shares of company stock for…

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