Daily Articles: January 14, 2017

Putting the “intelligent” machine in its place

Sometimes even just defining the problem you’re trying to solve is the hardest part. We need human intelligence to decide how and when to use machine.. – TechCrunch

January 14th, 2017 Tech News, TechCrunch

OverDrive’s Steve Potash Moves to Block IDPF Merger with W3C

Despite IDPF members voting overwhelmingly in favor of a merger with the W3C internet standards organization, OverDrive CEO Steve Potash continues to aggressively organize opposition to it. – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Workouts with fewer reps could yield better results

Researchers found doing fewer repetitions of these sprint intervals on a bike may lead to greater improvements in cardiorespiratory fitness.Image Credit: Flickr/W_MinshullTime-poor people who do few – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Did President Obama Pad the K-12 Computer Science for All Bill by $3.6B?

Back in January, President Obama’s announcement of his $4 billion Computer Science for All initiative drew kudos from Microsoft, Facebook, Google, and tech-backed Code.org. But the President’s budget request fell on deaf Congressional ears, so now it looks like Plan B for CS for All is Trump bucks. … – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Fakerr/log-so-handy

log-so-handy – Convenient log for git. – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Obama’s edict to help immigrant entrepreneurs start companies in the U.S. takes effect

The Department of Homeland Security has officially enacted a provision to make it easier for immigrant entrepreneurs to build startups in the U.S. The rule – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Tony Fadell shares new details on the birth of Apple’s iPhone

Ex-Apple, Ex-Nest, iPod father, Tony Fadell has taken to Twitter to teach us more about the iPhone this morning — and it’s really interesting. – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

The Deceptions of Luck – Issue 44: Luck – Nautilus

Would you say you are a lucky person? Have unexpected things turned up which made your life better? I don’t mean something as extreme… – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

M&D’s wireless MW50 headphones aren’t perfect, but they sound great

Master & Dynamic’s latest attempt at wireless audio impresses despite some flaws. – Engadget

January 14th, 2017 Engadget, Tech News

How a Russian musician creates some of NASA’s coolest images

On Friday, NASA released an image of Jupiter taken by the Juno Spacecraft on December 11th. Interestingly, the stunning picture was processed by Russian musician Roman Tkachenko, who took the raw… – The Verge

January 14th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

We must continue to offend

There are all sorts of concepts that hamper fruitful discourse and free speech: political correctness; the I-find-that-offensive factor; biases, et alia. Hum… – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

The strange Asian island where monkeys and marsupials meet

In one peculiar place, marsupials from Australia and monkeys from Asia are living side-by-side – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

IoT- Analyzing time series sensor data with Elasticsearch

Use the power of Elasticsearch & Kibana to visualize your IoT sensor data in an easy and intuitive way. – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Tools continued: Be careful when you buy from Amazon –

As a follow-up to our last post about tools we use, we’ll offer a cautionary note about buying equipment and other other office stuff from Amazon. I’ve had several bad experiences with Amazon and we now only purchase generic items and books from Amazon. We try to buy from the manufacturer, because Amazon often ships … Continue reading Tools continued: Be careful when you buy from Amazon » – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

The Pilot Who Crashed a Drone Into the Space Needle Could Face Charges

Seattle’s Space Needle is an icon of the paleo-future, constructed for the futuristic 1962 World’s Fair. But this relic of the past just collided quite violently with the future. And literally too, as you can see from video released this week. – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Common JavaScript functions with Lodash | Netlify

There are some things in JavaScript that seem tedious to write. When I first started learning the language a few years back, I found a few common functions like shuffle and range that are included in the Ruby and Python API, but are just not available with JavaScript. Luckily there are libraries like Lodash. – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Aid in reverse: how poor countries develop rich countries

New research shows that developing countries send trillions of dollars more to the west than the other way around. Why? – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

M&D’s wireless MW50 headphones aren’t perfect, but they sound great

Master & Dynamic’s latest attempt at wireless audio impresses despite some flaws. – Engadget

January 14th, 2017 Engadget, Tech News

Six futuristic off-road vehicles

One has its own roll-up road on board that can create a pathway for other vehicles in hard-to-reach areas. – Engadget

January 14th, 2017 Engadget, Tech News

A Chinese regulator is ordering app stores to register with the government

In a notice posted to its website on Friday, the Cyberspace Administration of China announced that it would be requiring mobile app stores to register with its offices in an attempt to clamp down… – The Verge

January 14th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

ELC 2015 – Android OTA Updates – Andrew Boie, Intel

AOSP is distributed with the source code and tools for full (whole image) and incremental (binary patch) secure over-the-air (OTA) software updates, specific… – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Show HN: Coggy.pw Helping freelancers work better, I would love some feedback

With Coggy you spend more time working on tasks that make you meney and less time on tasks that don’t. – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

The 10 Best Free Online Marketing Courses – Befound Early Adopter

Feel free to share this 🙂FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestFeel free to share this 🙂FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pinterest – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Equipping people to stay ahead of technological change

It is easy to say that people need to keep learning throughout their careers. The practicalities are daunting – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

What Can fMRI Tell Us About Mental Illness? – Neuroskeptic

A remarkable and troubling new paper: Addressing reverse inference in psychiatric neuroimaging: Meta-analyses of task-related brain activation in common mental disorders Icahn School of Medicine researchers Emma Sprooten and colleagues carried out an ambitious task: to pull together the results of every fMRI study which has compared task-related brain activation in people with a mental … – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

Uber and Seamless ads reveal how Silicon Valley is screwing us – Sandpaper Suit

“Side hustle,” “mom-tech,” and “the sharing economy” are covering up something sinister – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

centrifugal/centrifugo

centrifugo – Real-time messaging (Websockets or SockJS) server – Hacker News

January 14th, 2017 Hacker News, Tech News

M&D’s wireless MW50 headphones aren’t perfect, but they sound great

Master & Dynamic’s latest attempt at wireless audio impresses despite some flaws. – Engadget

January 14th, 2017 Engadget, Tech News