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  1. ‘Weapons Of Math Destruction’ Outlines Dangers Of Relying On Data Analytics : NPR

    NPR’s Kelly McEvers talks with data scientist Cathy O’Neil about her new book, Weapons of Math Destruction, which describes the dangers of relying on big data analytics to solve problems.

    http://www.npr.org/2016/09/12/493654950/weapons-of-math-destruction-outlines-dangers-of-relying-on-data-analytics

    —Huffduffed by carlos

  2. What is TypeScript and why with Anders Hejlsberg on the Hanselminutes Technology Podcast: Fresh Air for Developers

    The Hanselminutes Podcast by Scott Hanselman

    http://www.hanselminutes.com/340/what-is-typescript-and-why-with-anders-hejlsberg

    A new language has been released that turns into JavaScript. It’s TypeScript and we’ve got Anders Hejlsberg himself to explain it to us. Why TypeScript and why now? What problem does it solve and what does it mean to large scale development efforts. What about .NET?

    —Huffduffed by carlos

  3. .NET Rocks! 1080 Programming in Elixir with Bryan Hunter

    While at NDC London, Carl and Richard talked with Bryan Hunter about the language Elixir. Bryan tells the story of how the folks behind Ruby got interested in Erlang, thinking to bring some of Erlang’s features to other languages - but then discovered it was impossible, since Erlang is its own operating system. So instead, they created a new language within Erlang, and that is Elixir. Taking the favorite features of many languages including Ruby, C#, F# and others, Elixir makes for a pleasant programming experience while still having the power of Erlang behind you. Check it out!

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  4. How To Run An Open Source Hardware Company

    I heard this great audio presentation by Limor Fried (Ladyada) and Phillip Torrone. They talk about how they run Adafruit, their open source hardware company, and I highly recommend everyone give it a listen. http://www.eevblog.com/2010/08/26/how-to-run-an-open-source-hardware-company/

    —Huffduffed by carlos

  5. Episode 023: Apple Pay | Exponent

    In this week’s episode Ben and James discuss Apple Pay and its impact on retailers and banks.

    Links

    Glenn Fleishman: A Week of Apple Pay: Chips, PINs, and…signatures? – Six Colors

    Ben Thompson: The Problem with Payments – Stratechery

    Ben Thompson: Why Apple Pay was Blocked, Why Apple Pay Will Succeed – Stratechery

    Josh Constine: CurrentC is the Big Retailers’ Clunky Attempt to Kill Apple Pay and Credit Card Fees – TechCrunch

    Charles Duhigg: How Companies Learn Your Secrets – New York Times

    Ben Thompson: Publishers and the Smiling Curve – Stratechery

    Hosts

    Ben Thompson, @monkbent, Stratechery

    James Allworth, @jamesallworth, Harvard Business Review

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    http://exponent.fm/episode-023-apple-pay/

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    Tagged with apple

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  6. The Secret Recordings of Carmen Segarra | This American Life

    An unprecedented look inside one of the most powerful, secretive institutions in the country. The NY Federal Reserve is supposed to monitor big banks. But when Carmen Segarra was hired, what she witnessed inside the Fed was so alarming that she got a tiny recorder and started secretly taping.

    http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/536/the-secret-recordings-of-carmen-segarra

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  7. When Scientists Give Up : Shots - Health News : NPR

    They were talented, idealistic risk takers, on the road to what they thought would be important medical discoveries. But when the funding for risk takers dried up, these two academics called it quits.

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/09/09/345289127/when-scientists-give-up?ft=3

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    Tagged with risk takers

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  8. How To Stay Afloat In Your Infinite Stream Of Photos : NPR

    In an age of smartphones, it’s easy to take an overwhelming number of photos. NPR’s picture editor, Kainaz Amaria, has some tips for creating a bounty of images without driving yourself crazy.

    http://www.npr.org/2014/05/23/315240991/how-to-stay-afloat-in-your-infinite-stream-of-photos

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    Tagged with photo

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  9. Take Photos To Remember Your Experiences? Think Again : NPR

    Audie Cornish talks to psychologist Linda Henkel about whether photos impair memory in a series that explores the relationship between human memory and photography in the age of smartphone cameras.

    http://www.npr.org/2014/05/21/314607031/take-photos-to-remember-your-experiences-think-again

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  10. Overexposed? Camera Phones Could Be Washing Out Our Memories : NPR

    When you snap lots of photos, psychologists say you’re subconsciously relying on the camera to remember the experience for you. And your memory, they say, may suffer because of it.

    http://www.npr.org/2014/05/22/314592247/overexposed-camera-phones-could-be-washing-out-our-memories

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    Tagged with memory

    —Huffduffed by carlos

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