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Four short links: 26 December 2014

How Bad Software Leads to Bad Science — 21% of scientists who write software have never received training in software development. Roaring Bitmaps — compressed bitmaps which tend to outperform conventional compressed bitmaps such as WAH, EWAH or Concise. In …

Four short links: 25 December 2015

Smartest Cities Rely on Citizen Cunning and Unglamorous Technology (The Guardian) — vendors like Microsoft, IBM, Siemens, Cisco and Hitachi construct the resident of the smart city as someone without agency; merely a passive consumer of municipal services – at …

Fairy tales and pop culture as inspiration for design innovation

In this podcast episode, David Rose, an instructor at MIT’s Media Lab and CEO at Ditto Labs, sits down with Mary Treseler, O’Reilly’s director of strategic content for our design space. In the interview, Rose defines his mission: “to make …

Bitcoin is a digital money ecosystem

Editor’s note: this is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of our recently released book Mastering Bitcoin, by Andreas Antonopoulos. You can read the full chapter here. Antonopoulos will be speaking at our upcoming event Bitcoin & the Blockchain, January 27, …

Four short links: 24 December 2014

DRMed Cat Litter Box — the future is when you don’t own what you buy, and it’s illegal to make it work better. (via BoingBoing) Are We Consistent Yet? — the eventuality of consistency on different cloud platforms. How Complex …

Computational power and cognitive augmentation

Editor’s note: this is an excerpt from our new report Data: Emerging Trends and Technologies, by Alistair Croll. Download the free report here. Here’s a look at a few of the ways that humans — still the ultimate data processors …

Hardware start-ups now look a lot like software start-ups

Editor’s note: this interview with Joichi Ito is an excerpt from our recent report, When Hardware Meets Software, by Mike Barlow. The report looks into the new hardware movement, telling its story through the people who are building it. For …

Four short links: 23 December 2014

Metrics for Operational Performance — you’d be surprised how many places around your business you can meaningfully and productively track time-to-detection and time-to-resolution. Steel Mill Hacked — damage includes a blast furnace that couldn’t be shut down properly. Cerebros — …

Four short links: 22 December 2014

Manufacturers and Consumers (Matt Webb) — manufacturers never spoke to consumers before. They spoke with distributors and retailers. But now products are connected to the internet, manufacturers suddenly have a relationship with the consumer. And they literally don’t know what …

Four short links: 19 December 2014

Distinguishing Cause and Effect using Observational Data — research paper evaluating effectiveness of the “additive noise” test, a nifty statistical trick to identify causal relationships from observational data. (via Slashdot) Clustering Bitcoin Accounts Using Heuristics (O’Reilly Radar) — In theory, …

Clustering bitcoin accounts using heuristics

Editor’s note: we’ll explore present and future applications of cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies at our upcoming Radar Summit: Bitcoin & the Blockchain on Jan. 27, 2015, in San Francisco. A few data scientists are starting to play around with cryptocurrency …

What you need to know for the hardware-software convergence

As I noted in “Physical and virtual are blurring together,” we now have hardware that acts like software, and software that’s capable of dealing with the complex subtleties of the physical world. So, what must the innovator, the creator, the …

Four short links: 18 December 2014

Popular Chinese Android Smartphone Backdoored By Manufacturer — Coolpad is the third largest smartphone builder in China, and ranks sixth worldwide with 3.7 percent global market share. It trails only Lenovo and Xiaomi in China and is the leader of …

Business at web speed

Seven years ago, Steve Souders and Jesse Robbins came to the realization that they both worked within “tribes” that, while ostensibly quite different, were talking about many of the same things. Front-end developers and engineers were figuring out how to …

21st century communication with WebRTC

As the web platform continues to evolve, tools have emerged for connecting people and computers in new and interesting ways. Web Real-Time Communication (WebRTC) stands out as one of the most significant and disruptive of these emerging technologies, allowing developers …

An ecosystem of connected devices

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from our recent book Designing Multi-Device Experiences, by Michal Levin. This excerpt is included in our curated collection of chapters from the O’Reilly Design library. Download a free copy of the Experience Design ebook …

Four short links: 17 December 2014

USB Armory — another Linux-on-a-stick, but this one has some nifty dimensions and security applications in mind. Who’s the Boss? — The Elf on the Shelf essentially teaches the child to accept an external form of non-familial surveillance in the …

Regulation and decentralization: Defending the blockchain

Editor’s note: our O’Reilly Radar Summit: Bitcoin & the Blockchain will take place on January 17, 2015, at Fort Mason in San Francisco. Andreas Antonopoulos, Vitalik Buterin, Naval Ravikant, and Bill Janeway are but a few of the confirmed speakers …

Hardware is an elusive constraint on user experience

Editor’s note: this interview with Andrew “bunnie” Huang is an excerpt from our recent report, When Hardware Meets Software. The report looks into the new hardware movement, telling its story through the people who are building it. For more stories …

Cheap sensors, fast networks, and distributed computing

Editor’s note: this is an excerpt from our new report Data: Emerging Trends and Technologies, by Alistair Croll. You can download the free report here. The trifecta of cheap sensors, fast networks, and distributing computing are changing how we work …

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