Google Fiber; Artificial Language Acquisition; and more [Weekly Computing Newsletter] June 25, 2015 Weekly Computing Newsletter Review Broadband Speeds Are Improving in Many Places. Too Bad It Took Google to Make It Happen. America’s communications infrastructure is finally getting some crucial upgrades because one company is forcing competition when regulators won’t. News Machines Are Learning Better Language Skills A startup called MetaMind has developed a new, improved algorithm for processing language. Advertisement News Startup’s Lightbulbs Also Stream Music Astro banks on a lightbulb with a built-in speaker as the way to connect more renters and apartment dwellers to the Internet of things. News New Virtual-Reality Device Uses Eye-Tracking as Interface Kickstarter-funded startup Fove wants to be the first virtual-reality device controlled entirely by vision. News Expect Automated Cars to Keep a Close Eye on Drivers Monitoring driver behavior will become important as more vehicle automation is introduced. Video Partner Presentation: The Future of Money View How Machine Vision Solved One of the Great Mysteries of 20th-Century Surrealist Art The great Belgian surrealist Magritte painted two versions of one of his masterpieces, and nobody has been able to distinguish the original from the copy. Until now. View Slack Keeps On Growing The maker of work communication software, one of our 50 Smartest Companies, now has over 1 million users each day. View Data Mining Reveals the Surprising Factors Behind Successful Movies The secret to making profitable movies will amaze you. (Spoiler: it’s not hiring top box office stars.) View Software Is Vulnerable Because of You The only reason our online life is insecure is that we let it happen. View Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending June 20, 2015) A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review. View Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending June 20, 2015) Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review. See More Stories » If you would like to update the frequency or type of newsletters received, please edit your newsletter preferences or unsubscribe from all MIT Technology Review communications. MIT Technology ReviewOne Main StreetCambridge, MA 02142 Advertisement @KennethFax, CxO +1 (415) 545.8299 http://www.AlexanderNetworks.com ** Your Online Business Solutions partner for Digital Ads, Mobile Apps Marketing and Business Networking Solutions ** Call for an initial consultation at (415) 545-8299 Advertisements Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.