I’ll be honest, I’m really staring to like this girl. 😘 Silicon Valley is notoriously full of founders who exaggerate, dupe investors and the media, and may even outright lie to Congress, often getting away with their deceit. John Carreyrou, author of a new book on Theranos, explains why this time Holmes went 10 steps… Read More “She Absolutely Has Sociopathic Tendencies”: Elizabeth Holmes, Somehow, Is Trying to Start a New Company! | Vanity Fair
Called it. T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp. agreed to combine in a $26.5 billion merger, creating a wireless giant to compete against industry leaders AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. — Read on http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-29/sprint-t-mobile-in-26-5-billion-deal-to-take-on-at-t-verizon
Oh sh-. It’s on now motherfucker. Federal investigators on Monday searched the office, home and Manhattan hotel room of President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, seizing communications between the lawyer and his clients that cover topics including payments to the former porn actress known as Stormy Daniels, according to a person familiar with the… Read More Agents Raid Office of Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen in Connection With Stormy Daniels Payments – WSJ
LOL WUT? It’s the second time FCC refused to release emails about an Ajit Pai comedy skit. — Read on arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/04/fcc-wont-reveal-the-secrets-behind-ajit-pais-anti-net-neutrality-dance-video/
Earlier today, in a thread titled “More Information Regarding the ISOC Anti-spam Project” Vint Cert posted this to the ISOC mailing list. I thought it worth sharing. Stopping spam at the source is hard. Filtering fake source IP addresses may stop some spambot generation but I think the only proven tactic is filtering. For someone on… Read More Vint Cerf on Spam
Interesting… HFT has proven to be singularly destructive. Despite the claims of it defenders, it does not increase market liquidity; it merely increases trading volumes without improving ease of execution. 60% of US stock market trading volume comes from HFT. HFT has undermined how markets operate. Institutional investors have diverted some of their trades to… Read More A Novel Approach to High Frequency Trading
I figure a the yellow pages are sort of telecom, right? So, they should have good internet. And they do.
Intro When the iPhone concept started taking shape at Apple, installed apps were not given much consideration. No plan existed for an installed app marketplace because the WebKit-based iOS Safari mobile browser would be able to do all the work,* thus allowing web apps to be written in a unified standard. And that unified standard… Read More Three Steps to a Fullscreen Web App on iOS Safari
Bandwidth at my new employer. Beat that latency. EDIT: Of course, it’s not always as rosy as it looks.