The Unaffordable Urban Paradise – MIT Technology Review: “Tech startups helped turn a handful of metro areas into megastars. Now they’re tearing those cities apart.”
INFER salary FROM mytable WHERE age > 30;
Fill in missing data with the INFER command. Unlike a traditional regression model, where you need to separately train a supervised model for each column you’re interested in predicting, INFER statements are flexible and work with any set of columns to predict.
This Is Your Brain on E-Books
When we read on dead trees, do we retain more?
The Apple iWatch | askTog
Passcodes. The watch can and should, for most of us, eliminate passcodes altogether on iPhones, and Macs and, if Apple’s smart, PCs: As long as my watch is in range, let me in!
The PC is dead. Rising numbers of mobile, lightweight, cloud-centric devices don’t merely represent a change in form factor. Rather, we’re seeing an unprecedented shift of power from end users and software developers on the one hand, to operating system vendors on the other—and even those who keep their PCs are being swept along. This is a little for the better, and much for the worse.
via The PC is dead. Why no angry nerds? :: The Future of the Internet — And How to Stop It.