- It’s Complicated — Danah Boyd’s new book on teens use of the online world is available for PDF download (but buy a copy anyway!).
- Building a Solid World — O’Reilly research paper about the “software-enhanced networked physical world”. Gonna be mighty interesting in a world where our stuff knows more and is better connected than its owners.
- What Did Not Happen at Mt Gox — interesting analysis of some of the popular theories. Overall, Bitcoin has been an ongoing massive online course on economics and distributed systems for the libertarian masses. It’s ironic that Mt. Gox turned into a chapter on fractional reserve banking.
- Papers We Love (Github) — a collection of papers from the computer science community to read and discuss.
Data science: Where are we going? - DJ Patil, the U.S. government's first Chief Data Scientist, looks at the future of data science at Strata + Hadoop World 2015 in San Jose.
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