Waiting for the Supreme Court’s Big Rulings

What I am reading: This is the time of year when the Supreme Court usually makes big decisions. So what are they waiting for? Emily Bazelon , New York Times Magazine staff writer…, Waiting for the Supreme Court’s Big Rulings, http://www.wnyc.org/story/watching-supreme-courts-big-rulings/?utm_source=sharedUrl&utm_medium=metatag&utm_campaign=sharedUrl, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Nest’s time at Alphabet: A “virtually unlimited budget” with no results

What I am reading: Ron Amadeo / Nest Nest CEO Tony Fadell wasn’t officially “fired” from Nest, but it certainly feels like it. Nest and Alphabet announced Fadell would be…, Nest’s time at Alphabet: A “virtually unlimited budget” with no results, http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2016/06/nests-time-at-alphabet-a-virtually-unlimited-budget-with-no-results/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Building Products — The Year of the Looking Glass

What I am reading: Photo by Alex Kislow ( https://www.flickr.com/photos/corpz/5634268846/ ) Building Products I recently gave a talk at TNW Europe about a framework we use at…, Building Products — The Year of the Looking Glass, https://medium.com/the-year-of-the-looking-glass/building-products-91aa93bea4bb, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Maria Sharapova Plays the Long Game

What I am reading: , Maria Sharapova Plays the Long Game, http://www.newyorker.com/news/sporting-scene/maria-sharapovas-magic-carpet-ride, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Microsoft Finds Cancer Clues in Search Queries – NYTimes.com

What I am reading: Microsoft scientists have demonstrated that by analyzing large samples of search engine queries they may in some cases be able to identify internet users who…, Microsoft Finds Cancer Clues in Search Queries – NYTimes.com, http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/08/technology/online-searches-can-identify-cancer-victims-study-finds.html?nytmobile=0, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

In a Reversal, Germany’s Military Growth Is Met With Western Relief

What I am reading: Ursula von der Leyen, the German defense minister, visited troops during a training exercise in southern Germany in March. Christof Stache/Agence France-Presse…, In a Reversal, Germany’s Military Growth Is Met With Western Relief, http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/06/world/europe/european-union-germany-army.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

How a Black Man From Missouri Passed as an Indian Pop Star

What I am reading: Korla Pandit sitting at an organ. (Photo: Collection of John Turner) This article originally appeared on What It Means to Be American . Turning on the TV in Los…, How a Black Man From Missouri Passed as an Indian Pop Star, http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/how-a-black-man-from-missouri-passed-as-an-indian-pop-star, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Core Data from Scratch: Concurrency

What I am reading: If you’re developing a small or simple application, then you probably don’t see the benefit of running Core Data operations in the background. However, what…, Core Data from Scratch: Concurrency, http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/core-data-from-scratch-concurrency–cms-22131, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,