Art of Technology

Technology Lab

Crowdfunding project promises a “laptop that respects essential freedoms”

Purism pitches Librem, a 15-inch laptop (nearly) free of proprietary code.

Azure went down, and people actually noticed

Broken storage update caused 11-hour outage.

How Google Inbox shares 70% of its code across Android, iOS, and the Web

Google's open source tools allow it to use Android code on iOS and the Web.

Netflix takes up 9.5% of upstream traffic on the North American Internet

ACK packets make Netflix an upload monster during peak viewing hours.

Objectives

APIs - Application Programming Interfaces

 
Salesforce
 
23andMe
 
Wolfram
 

MOOCs - Massive Open Online Courses

 
Coursera
 
edX
 
Udacity
 

Incubators - Development and Funding

 
Y Combinator
 
Indiegogo
 
Kickstarter