Weekly#301

  • Samsung will release a 5G phone in 2019
  • DeepMind claims early progress in AI-based predictive protein modelling
  • The friendship that made Google Huge
  • SpaceX Launches 19th Rocket in a Year, a Company Record
  • AWS re:invent Slides
  • Here’s how far you’ll need to travel from McDonald’s to Burger King for a 1-cent Whopper
  • Navigating the Data Science Careers Landscape (part 1)
  • What Does an Ideal Data Scientist’s Profile Look Like? (part 2)
  • The semiconductor industry and the power of globalisation
  • Comcast, Fox, Disney and WarnerMedia currently account for about 20 per cent of Netflix’s content library… (Netflix Originals 8 per cent)
  • Twelve Key Emerging Technologies

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

Weekly#299

  • Here’s everything you need to know about Facebook’s latest crisis
  • Why flammable ice could be the future of energy
  • Solar geoengineering could be ‘remarkably inexpensive’ – report
  • When the Tech Mythology Collapses
  • Verizon will reportedly support iPhone eSIMs and dual SIMs in December
  • Boss as a service
  • Satellites and rockets are getting smaller. Why not rovers, too?
  • Chrome is getting scrollable tab bar, Google confirms
  • French tobacco shops to sell bitcoins via fintech company
  • Blizzard is working on a Pokémon Go style Warcraft game
  • One of the fathers of AI is worried about its future


Weekly#298

  • Elon Musk : “Deleted my Tesla titles last week to see what would happen. I’m now the Nothing of Tesla. Seems fine so far.” Twitter, QZ Article
  • The three traits Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella looks for in leaders
    • Attribute #1: The ability to create clarity when none exists
    • Attribute #2: A knack for sparking energy
    • Attribute #3: An ability to succeed in “an over-constrained space”
  • These antique phones are precious, private Alexa vessels
  • BlackBerry is buying Cylance for $1.4 billion to continue its push into cybersecurity
  • SpaceX launched and landed another used Falcon 9 rocket (18th mission in 2018)
  • Instagram will now let users shop items from video posts
  • Elon Musk’s SpaceX Wins FCC Approval to Deploy 7,518 Satellites
  • Ford wants to launch a fleet of thousands of self-driving cars in 2021
  • Lab-grown ‘mini brains’ produce electrical patterns that resemble those of premature babies
  • List of jobs of 2028 that don’t exist yet. (Reddit)
  • Microsoft launches cloud-based development kit for blockchain