The following articles have been written or recommended by IPG members and represent information we think is interesting and important.
Faced with an onslaught of privacy problems, Uber commissioned an investigation into its privacy. But the investigators were handcuffed to such a degree that it served more to undermine than to boost confidence.
It’s a classic security Catch-22. The government wants enterprises to share the most sensitive security details, on the rationale that it will make everyone more secure. Businesses are insisting on strict liability and the government agrees. But the specifics don’t add up.
If there’s anyone left on the planet who thinks Linux is written by undateable guys in their parents basement, the latest Linux Foundation report, Linux Kernel Development: How Fast It is Going, Who is Doing It, What They Are Doing and Who is Sponsoring It, should put an end to that delusion.
Videojournalism about an online system that interprets newsfeeds, placing items on a map and categorizing them in various ways.
The “smart” electric grid has held great promise for 15 years, but it’s not always been clear how deeply it’s penetrated our infrastructure — or what benefits it’s delivered. The current state of smart-grid technology, who’s implemented it, and where improvements are likely to appear.
A blog post for lynda.com to support my video course, “Freelancing Fundamentals”.
Ph.D.s: Want a month of all-expenses-paid training, with a six-figure job waiting for you when you’re done? That’s what a new crop of “data-science boot camps” offer — for those who qualify.