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Jason Pontin / MIT Technology Review:
Interview with Shanley Kane, whose Model View Culture publication offers a feminist critique of Silicon Valley   —  Shanley Kane of Model View Culture Challenges a “Corrupt” Silicon Valley  —  Shanley Kane challenges the assumptions and practices of the tech industry.
Dec 10, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Bruce Schneier / MIT Technology Review:
Antivirus Companies Should Be More Open About Their Government Malware Discoveries   —  Antivirus companies had tracked the sophisticated—and likely U.S.-backed—Regin malware for years.  But they kept what they learned to themselves.  —  Last week we learned about a striking piece …
Dec 8, 2014, 12:15 PMIn context
Rachel Metz / MIT Technology Review:
Interest in Google Glass wanes, but display, lens and battery technologies it has spurred will continue to be developed   —  Google Glass Is Dead; Long Live Smart Glasses  —  Even though Google's head-worn computer is going nowhere, the technology is sure to march on.
Nov 30, 2014, 11:35 AMIn context
Antonio Regalado / MIT Technology Review:
Of 458 patented inventions and designs credited to Steve Jobs, 141 were approved posthumously   —  Steve Jobs Lives on at the Patent Office  —  Years after his death, the former Apple CEO still wins more patents than most.  —  What is Steve Jobs's legacy?
Nov 28, 2014, 6:55 AMIn context
Rachel Metz / MIT Technology Review:
Startup Knightscope building 5 foot-tall robotic security guards to patrol campuses and malls   —  Rise of the Robot Security Guards  —  Startup Knightscope is preparing to roll out human-size robot patrols.  —  As the sun set on a warm November afternoon, a quartet of five-foot-tall …
Nov 15, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Antonio Regalado / MIT Technology Review:
Google Genomics cloud service launched in March, stores genomes from hospitals and universities for $25/year   —  Google Wants to Store Your Genome  —  For $25 a year, Google will keep a copy of any genome in the cloud.  —  Google is approaching hospitals and universities with a new pitch.
Nov 7, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Antonio Regalado / MIT Technology Review:
Butterfly Networks raises $100M to create handheld 3D medical imaging device using ultrasound   —  Jonathan Rothberg's New Startup Raises $100 Million for Chip-based Ultrasound  —  A scanner the size of an iPhone that you could hold up to a person's chest and see a vivid, moving …
Nov 4, 2014, 10:20 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Patent, trademark filings reveal more about Magic Leap's wearable augmented reality tech   —  How Magic Leap's Augmented Reality Works  —  Patent and trademark filings reveal the augmented reality technology that convinced Google and others to invest $542 million into Magic Leap.
Oct 26, 2014, 5:15 AMIn context
Emerging Technology From the arXiv:
How the SuperVision algorithm, developed in 2012, marked the turning point in image recognition when machines surpassed humans   —  The Revolutionary Technique That Quietly Changed Machine Vision Forever  —  Machines are now almost as good as humans at object recognition …
Sep 11, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Winston Ross / MIT Technology Review:
Luth gathers metadata from smartphones, tablets and PC's, pays participants $100/month   —  How Much Is Your Privacy Worth?  —  Despite the outcry over government and corporate snooping, some people allow themselves be monitored for money or rewards.  —  Anyone paying attention knows …
Aug 27, 2014, 5:25 AMIn context

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