Posts filed under “Technology”

The Pentagon’s Engineers

David E. Sanger and Nicole Perlroth, for the New York Times: President Obama’s newly installed defense secretary, Ashton B. Carter, toured Silicon Valley last week to announce a new military strategy for computer conflict, starting the latest Pentagon effort to invest in promising start-ups and to meet with engineers whose talent he declared the Pentagon […]

Making informed choices with none of the work

David Pierce, writing for Wired: What does a tweet feel like? What about an important text? To answer these questions, designers and engineers sampled the sounds of everything from bell clappers and birds to lightsabers and then began to turn sounds into physical sensations…Ive was the decider and was hard to please: Too metallic, he’d […]

Come join me at Novice No Longer

Pssst. I moved! *deep breath* This is my last post on this blog. From now on, I’ll be spending my time on my new website: NoviceNoLonger.com. *exhale* Phew! It’s so nice to finally tell you what I’ve been working on! I didn’t just create a new website. I also wrote a book called 8 Things to […]

Permission

Buzzfeed‘s transcript of the Charlie Rose interview with Obama regarding the NSA leaks: Charlie Rose: But has FISA court turned down any request? Barack Obama: The — because — the — first of all, Charlie, the number of requests are surprisingly small… number one. Number two, folks don’t go with a query unless they’ve got […]