Google leads the day with two articles. First, they announce OnHub, their new router for “a new way to Wi-Fi”. It is fairly expensive for a router, so I would not be surprised to see this thing eventually get upgraded software to become part of the smart home, like Amazon’s Alexa. On the Google Research… Read More Geek Reading August 20, 2015
Yesterday, Visa announced a more aggressive rollout of its Checkout product. Given that most people do not know what it is, more aggressive sounds like a good idea. Data news was popular as well. Netflix released RAD, its outlier detection tooling. Flowing Data shares a great graphic aboud the impact of vaccines throughout history. Lastly,… Read More Geek Reading February 20, 2015
Some days, you have to search the news and various sites to find something interesting to write about. Other days, the topic appears in your email. Today, there was a blog post and an email that just fit nicely together. The email asked what being a software engineer was like, and I will answer that… Read More Can You Defend Your Technical Decisions?