Weekly#300

  • YC alum Make School gains rare accreditation for 2-year applied CS bachelor’s degree
  • Mars Lander InSight sends the first of many selfies after a successful touchdown
  • Amazon wants brands to advertise Alexa voice shopping — essentially for free
  • AWS has %51.80 market share with 27 B USD revenue run rate.
  • AWS launches Arm-based servers for EC2
  • AWS Firecracker: Lightweight Virtualization for Serverless Computing
  • AWS reinvent videos
  • AWS launches a managed Kafka service
  • Goto Conference videos
  • newest Wi-Fi protocols: 802.11ax and 802.11ay
  • FT Books of the Year 2018
  • Chinese scientists are creating CRISPR babies
  • Researchers estimate that Python, Javascript, and R contribute billions to GDP
  • Andrew Chen: What’s next for marketplace startups? Reinventing the $10 trillion service economy, that’s what.
  • A new slow thinking movement
  • Revolut is ready to launch in Singapore and Japan
  • Microsoft wins $480M military contract to outfit soldiers with HoloLens AR tech