How to create private Alexa skills without code | TechHivehttps://www.techhive.com/article/3268936/speakers/how-to-create-private-alexa-skills-without-code.html?idg_eid=412374c121fe539738655f52ae490f8f&email_SHA1_lc=f6d5fe2a378ea202f8af35117edcb06be2465c6d&cid=mw_nlt_mw_daily_html_2018-04-19&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Macworld%20Daily%202018-04-19&utm_term=mw_daily_htmlAmazon’s Alexa Skills Blueprints let anyone with an Alexa device make household skills.
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/05/facebook-building-8-explored-data-sharing-agreement-with-hospitals.html?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethitsFacebook’s Building 8 team approached top hospitals about a data-sharing agreement, but the plan has been put on pause after the Cambridge Analytica data leak scandal.
11 Dangerous Data Breaches That Should Freak You Out | PCMag.comhttps://www.pcmag.com/feature/346836/11-dangerous-data-breaches-that-should-freak-you-out?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=titleIn recent decades, we’ve seen some of the most secure servers in the world breached by black hats. We spotlight the intrusions and leaks that caused serious damage, whether it be financial or informational.
International Design Awards: 2018 Winner Galleries – HOW Designhttp://www.howdesign.com/international-design-awards-2018-winner-galleries/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=hw-cbu-nl-180402fw_source=newsletter&fw_medium=email&fw_campaign=hw-cbu-nl-180402Explore the 294 winners of the 25th HOW International Design Awards, judged by Su Mathews Hale, Pum Lefebure, Leland Maschmeyer, Vanessa Foley and Brian Collins.
Understanding Speed and Velocity: Saying “NO” to the Non-Essentialhttps://www.fs.blog/2018/03/speed-velocity/?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethitsPeople who say yes to everything have a lot of speed. They’re always doing stuff but never getting anything done. Why? Because they don’t think in terms of velocity. Understanding the difference between speed and velocity will change how you work.
Why Reading Books Should be Your Priority, According to Science | Inc.comhttps://www.inc.com/christina-desmarais/why-reading-books-should-be-your-priority-according-to-science.html?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethitsAccording to research conducted at the University of Toronto, study participants who read short story fiction experienced far less need for “cognitive closure” compared with counterparts who read non-fiction essays. Aside from people who read books living longer, successful people are readers, and reading 50 books a year is something you can actually accomplish.
If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? Turns out it’s just chance. – MIT Technology Reviewhttps://www.technologyreview.com/s/610395/if-youre-so-smart-why-arent-you-rich-turns-out-its-just-chance/?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethitsThe most successful people are not the most talented, just the luckiest, a new computer model of wealth creation confirms. Taking that into account can maximize return on many kinds of investment.
The #1 reason Facebook won’t ever change – Om Malikhttps://om.co/2018/02/20/the-1-reason-facebook-wont-ever-change/?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethitsFacebook’s (much deserved) media nightmare continued this week when it came under criticism for spamming members who signed up for two-factor authentication. This was followed by charges that its Protect VPN software (based on its Onava CDN) was essentially corporate spyware. The collective outrage over Facebook and its actions might result in a lot of talk, but it won’t really change Facebook, its ethos, and its ethics.
Top FBI, CIA, and NSA officials all agree: Stay away from Huawei phones | TechConnecthttps://www.techconnect.com/article/3252255/android/cia-fbi-nsa-officials-avoid-huawei-phones.html?idg_eid=412374c121fe539738655f52ae490f8f&email_SHA1_lc=f6d5fe2a378ea202f8af35117edcb06be2465c6d&cid=tcon_nlt_techconnect_daily_2018-02-15&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=TechConnect%20Daily%202018-02-15&utm_term=techconnect_dailyThe heads of the FBI, CIA, and NSA warned U.S. customers from buying Huawei phones and said they would never consider buying one for themselves in testimony on Capitol Hill this week. CBS News is reporting that FBI Director Christopher Wray, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats each gave testimony on Capitol Hill this week to address the cybersecurity threats facing the nation and all admitted that they would never willingly use a Huawei handset.