Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: apple

28 bookmarks tagged “apple

Google and Apple launching coronavirus contact-tracing system for iOS and Android - The Verge

theverge.com/2020/4/10/21216484/google-apple-coronavirus-contract-tracing-bluetooth-location-tracking-data-app
Google and Apple are introducing an API to allow Bluetooth LE-based coronavirus exposure contact tracing through official public health authority apps and later as a lower-level feature of iOS and Android. The system could help warn users if they were around someone diagnosed with COVID-19.

What is Differential Privacy? – A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering

blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2016/06/15/what-is-differential-privacy/
Yesterday at the WWDC keynote, Apple announced a series of new security and privacy features, including one feature that's drawn a bit of attention -- and confusion. Specifically, Apple announced that they will be using a technique called "Differential Privacy" (henceforth: DP) to improve the privacy of their data collection practices. The reaction to this…

Steve Wozniak on why he doesn't have an Apple Watch | afr.com

afr.com/brand/boss/steve-wozniak-on-why-he-doesnt-have-an-apple-watch-20150707-ghfxwx
Sometimes it's not just the ones that have academic-type knowledge to answer questions, sometimes it's the ones who have actually built projects.

Distractions - Matt Gemmell

mattgemmell.com/distractions/
How the Apple Watch changed my relationship with other devices.

The Great Smartphone War: Apple vs. Samsung | Vanity Fair

vanityfair.com/news/business/2014/06/apple-samsung-smartphone-patent-war
Kurt Eichenwald explores the Korean company’s record of patent infringement and explains why Apple might win the battles but still lose the war.

Work Habits at Apple – Ole Begemann

oleb.net/blog/2014/09/work-habits-at-apple/
And I said it’s a lot like working in a nuclear power plant, but you don’t get one of those protective suits. It’s a lot of radiation and you either learn to survive it or you die. ’Cause they’re not mean people, they’re not spiteful people, they’re not trying to trip you up, They’re just very intense and, you know, things emanate from them, right?