Ryan Jelniker

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Big Data’s Powerful Effect on Tiny Babies

Premature infants in neonatal intensive care are at high risk for infection. One team is trying to use big data to fix that.<p>By Michael Beyman<p>It's a …

Facebook’s data center hardware fails less than others’ gear

Open source is a buzzy phrase these days, especially in the hardware world. But can it solve some of the biggest issues with data <i>hardware</i>? Facebook’s …

Can 3D printing avoid a Napster moment?

It’s inevitable that there is a clash coming over intellectual property rights in the 3D printing world. But just how violent will it be?<p>“3D printing …

Dell wants to help companies manage the gathering storm of multiple clouds

As the cloud market continues to mature, many companies are trying to manage multiple versions of the cloud — including private clouds, public clouds …

The Data Factory – How Your Free Labor Lets Tech Giants Grow The Wealth Gap

You’re the product, but when you’re sold, it’s only a lucky few who get rich. Technology lets big companies distribute tools that turn us into volunteers who contribute our time and data while they profit. In today’s TechCrunch Disrupt Keynote, Sequoia Capital’s Sir Michael Moritz detailed how …

Continental and IBM sign connected-car alliance

IBM and auto supplier Continental announced an alliance designed to let carmakers link their vehicles to the network and therefore offer new services to customers.<p>Under the deal, IBM will supply back-end computing infrastructure that can process an immense volume of data streaming in from many …

The Tech Industry Is In A Rut As Investors Wait For The Next Big Thing

That series A crunch people have been talking about? It’s very real, according to research firm Pitchbook.<p>Slow summer? More like slow year. The second quarter saw the fewest number of venture capital deals since the end of 2009, and the amount of capital invested in the last four quarters continues …

Why the internet of things gives us a second chance to define digital trust and privacy

As we connect more things to the web and share more data, there hasn’t been a coherent effort to build trust and privacy into the internet of things. …

Unblocked: A Guide To Making Things People Love (Part 1)

<b>Processes are the circulatory system of a company.</b><p>Great processes bring rich blood to every aspect of product-making and company-making; they enrich …

Product Management

TV Expert: Time Warner Cable-CBS Blackout To Result In ‘Best Of All Possible Worlds’ For Cable Subscribers

Subscribers to Time Warner Cable might not be able to watch CBS shows over the next few weeks, as a result of the latest contract fallout between a network and a pay TV operator. But at least one expert believes that the blackout, while disruptive in the short term, is actually good news for those …

Startup helps merchants track customer behaviour through WiFi

What if there was a way of counting people as they entered a store that didn't involve making them walk through a metal turnstile? What if, moreover, there was a way of telling where in the store they lingered, what time they arrived and how long they stayed before they left? You'd need to convince …

How and Why to Be a Leader (Not a Wannabe)

We need a new generation of leaders. And we need it now.<p>We’re in the midst of a Great Dereliction — a historic failure of leadership, precisely when we need it most. Hence it’s difficult, looking around, to even remember what leadership is. We’re surrounded by people who are expert at winning — …