2016 Oct 8, 4:19 2016 Jan 7, 2:51 2015 Nov 19, 8:28 2015 Oct 3, 7:44
ad analysis: It costs
consumers 16.6x more in data costs than top 50 news sites make on them in mobile ad$ @BenedictEvans
2015 Sep 20, 8:45 2015 Apr 14, 9:51 2012 Jun 1, 4:57
“From his first months in office, President Obamasecretly ordered increasingly sophisticated attacks on the computer systems that run Iran’s main nuclear enrichment
facilities, significantly expanding America’s first sustained use of cyberweapons, according to participants in the program.”
2011 Dec 28, 3:34 2011 Oct 20, 6:52
Wow, FTA: "Given all of this, reporter Charlie Savage of the NY Times filed a Freedom of Information Act request to find out the federal government's interpretation of its own law... and had it
refused. According to the federal government, its own interpretation of the law is classified."
2010 Sep 4, 7:40
"In the past, Lions Gate, which owns the rights to the “Mad Men” clip, might have requested that TomR35’s version be taken down. But it has decided to leave clips like this up, and in return, YouTube
runs ads with the video and splits the revenue with Lions Gate."
2010 Jan 11, 2:24
Heat map of rental popularity of particular movies from NetFlix in various cities.
2010 Jan 5, 5:51
"When you sign for a debit card at a retailer, the store pays your bank more than twice as much as when you enter a PIN -- a strategy Visa hatched decades ago."
2009 Dec 10, 3:44
Some great stuff in here but it kills me how traditional media generally doesn't do hyperlinks in their articles.
2009 Oct 6, 9:43
Articles on various APIs and other experiments from the NY Times. Some interesting things in here...
2009 Aug 3, 8:30
"The American Time Use Survey asks thousands of American residents to recall every minute of a day." I enjoy the graph animation when switching between different groups.
2009 May 26, 11:28
"But Data.gov is different. It is primarily for machines, not people, at least as a first step. It is a catalog of various sets of data from government agencies. And the idea is to offer the data in
one of several standardized formats, ranging from a simple text file that can be read by a spreadsheet program to the XML format widely used these days for the exchange of information between Web
services. Other data is presented in formats that are meant to feed into mapping programs."
2008 Nov 18, 1:10
"...Just in case the previous 62 questions do not ferret out any potential controversy, the 63rd is all-encompassing: 'Please provide any other information, including information about other members
of your family, that could suggest a conflict of interest or be a possible source of embarrassment to you, your family, or the president-elect.' ... For those who clear all the hurdles, the reward
could be the job they wanted. But first there will be more forms, for security and ethics clearances from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Office of Government Ethics."
2008 Oct 10, 10:26
Sounds like Wayne Coyne, of the Flaming Lips has a home like you might expect if you've ever seen one of their concerts.
2008 Jul 7, 10:44
"My sons Arthur, 5, and Gustav, 3, are obsessed with the New York City subway system."
2008 Jan 25, 1:49
Article on consumer electronics waste, recycling, and associated companies.