A Short Commentary on Recording History and Privacy

[ad_1] This opinion piece is reactionary to recent announcements. Having just attended the Huawei keynote here at the IFA trade show, there were a couple of new features enabled through AI that were presented on stage that made the hair on the back of my neck stand on end. Part of it is just an […]

How a VR project documenting Seattle’s music history revealed the risk of a new digital divide – 10minmail

[ad_1] Guests at the Black and Tan Club, a leading jazz nightclub in Seattle’s Central District neighborhood, which operated from 1922 until 1966. This photo is from 1947. (Museum of History & Industry Photo, Al Smith Collection / Photo, Image number 2014.49.010-051-0102) Yolanda Barton loves Seattle’s music history — the history that starts decades before […]

Two worthy books trace the history of tech through Silicon Valley, leaving Seattle’s story still to be told – 10minmail

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: In this guest post, Tom Alberg, Madrona Venture Group managing director, reviews The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America by Margaret O’Mara; and VC: An American History by Tom Nicholas. The accelerating growth of the tech economy during the past 70 years has generated numerous books seeking to capture its […]

Visual Studio Live; Tech Diversity Summit; history of the PC; and more – 10minmail

[ad_1] Visual Studio Live; Tech Diversity Summit; history of the PC; and more – 10minmail By administrator August 2, 2019  10minmail, Diversity, history, Live, Studio, Summit, tech, Visual Microsoft’s Redmond, Wash. campus. (Microsoft Photo) — You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone in tech who doesn’t know about Visual Studio — and most of them probably […]