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What has caught my attention lately: “We simply don't know how to securely engineer anything but the simplest of systems” ([1]) Impressive at their scale: “Facebook … releases software … …

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Virtual reality hitting the mainstream: The next $100 bet

Virtual reality is hot again, with dedicated hardware headsets launching from multiple manufacturers intended for general use. The world is substantially different than the last time this happened. In particular, …

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Tablets replacing PCs: Resolving the $100 bet

In 2012, Professor Daniel Lemire and I bet $100 over the question of whether tablets would replace PCs. Specifically, the bet was, “In some quarter of 2015, the unit sales …

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SwipeLingo and Javascript Notebook

I've been working on a couple educational projects since Google, SwipeLingo and Javascript Notebook. SwipeLingo is a quick matching game for touchscreens. Javascript Notebook is a tool for writing coding …

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Working at Microsoft

I'm joining Microsoft! I'll be part of the excellent Analysis and Experimentation team, helping people learn from data. I'm excited! I've been geeking out with big data from before data …

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