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Matt Cutts
How might tech/Silicon Valley look to tackle corruption in elections? A good story here: nationaljournal.com/magazine/hacki…
The National Journal on some of the groups fighting money/corruption in elections: nationaljournal.com/politics/group… Worth a read.
So, nanoparticles: medium.com/backchannel/we… Learned a lot reading that interview, including the word "sequela."
A nice rundown of the image processing behind Google's new camera app: googleresearch.blogspot.com/2014/10/hdr-lo… It's "Lucky" imaging + alignment + averaging.
Rain in California! Huzzah!
This site (from company that built his space suit) has a lot more info on Alan Eustace's record-breaking jump today: paragonsdc.com/stratex/#twosi…
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Googler Alan Eustace has had a side project for a little while: mobile.nytimes.com/2014/10/25/sci… Riding a balloon up to nearly space, then going down.
Great post: thisfeliciaday.tumblr.com/post/100700417… "think honestly about whether your actions are genuinely going to change gaming life for the better"
More about why you might want to try a new Security Key: plus.google.com/+MattCutts/pos… Makes your accounts a lot more hack-proof.
Tech-savvy friends, a new + important way to protect yourself: googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com/2014/10/streng… Open protocol, so can protect accts from many sites.
The new BitLicense would force Bitcoin services to spy on their customers. Help stop it: eff.org/r.zp8p
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Lovely profile of Anurag Acharya, the heart, soul, & brains behind Google Scholar (and one of my personal heroes) medium.com/backchannel/th…
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Watched the movie Nebraska tonight an enjoyed it. Sometimes a pickup truck and an air compressor is all you need.
starting a tiny weekly email about cool vids. would you like it? right this way....tinyletter.com/clairest
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Taplytics (mobile A/B testing) adds analytics and Android support: blog.taplytics.com/taplytics-andr… Yay! Disclosure: I'm an investor.
Watching @elisewho's Q&A session with @ericschmidt and @jjrosenberg about How Google Works: fora.tv/2014/09/30/How…
Turn on two-factor authentication for everything you can.
I wrote a book review of "War and Peace": ift.tt/1vXsef6
If you haven't played Candy Box 2, it's an incredibly fun & addictive in-browser game: candybox2.net
Twitter sues to be able to tell its users how many national security letters they've received: blog.twitter.com/2014/taking-th… Great to see.
Great advice for new small business owners: googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2014/10/bring-… Check it out & share with fellow small business folks!
Chrome just released a new Software Removal Tool to protect Windows users. It removes gunk that affects Chrome: lifehacker.com/googles-softwa…
Shout out to @vanessafox for buying a small RV & hitting the open road. Her blog about the journey: girlmeetsroad.com
What should I do for a 30 day challenge this month? Add suggestions here: plus.google.com/+MattCutts/pos…
Some pretty cool results on turning sunlight into hydrogen: actu.epfl.ch/news/cheap-hyd…
I wrote a book review of "The Sixth Man (Sean King & Michelle Maxwell, #5)": ift.tt/1rDLQlv
I wrote a book review of "Personal (Jack Reacher, #19)": ift.tt/1rDLQ5e
Great piece by Mark Shuttleworth about the need to protect the net from government censorship: markshuttleworth.com/archives/1407
My cat Emmy smiles when she sleeps. pic.twitter.com/T8k0pU2F5a
I might be in New York City in a few days. Any fun/cool things I should do, neat places to see, or good places to eat?
Late night Twitter is my favorite Twitter.
"encryption may not seem important to a small blog, but it is critical to advancing the encrypted-by-default future" blog.cloudflare.com/introducing-un…
"[SSL] across the Internet makes it more difficult for those who wish to intercept, throttle, or censor the web": blog.cloudflare.com/introducing-un…
CloudFlare just started offering SSL for free: blog.cloudflare.com/introducing-un… Doubles the number of encrypted sites on the web!
I wrote a book review of "Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences": ift.tt/1BhdaID
Google just mentioned that a new Panda update is slowly rolling out: plus.google.com/+PierreFar/pos…
Oh snap! It takes a lot to poke Google into a point-by-point rebuttal but Rupert did it: googlepolicyeurope.blogspot.com/2014/09/dear-r… tip @Techmeme
The first video from @sama's/YC "How to Start a Startup" class is up: youtube.com/watch?v=CBYhVc…
Blackhat SEO fads: like walking into a dark alley, packed with used car salesmen, who won't show you their cars. searchengineland.com/google-targets…
Rackspace takes on another patent troll and wins again: rackspace.com/blog/another-p… Seriously great, pro-user way to burnish their brand.
Reading about the state of the web in China: nytimes.com/2014/09/22/bus…
NYT profile of @Zenefits: nytimes.com/2014/09/21/bus… Great for small businesses to manage health insurance & more. (I'm an investor).