Blog / Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 17th August 2015

August 21, 2015

Understanding emotional responses at the office - Willa R

http://alistapart.com//article/understanding-emotional-response

This article gives psychological insight about what people’s emotional responses at work are really telling us, and how to react best to them.

Big data: cutting through the waffle(s) - Dom M

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-33892409

Big data draws big headlines, so it’s good to see practical cases studies for data analysis from ½ sizes in shoes to… waffles. As we know at Unboxed, it’s not about the data itself, it’s about designing insightful, resilient experiments in the first place.

The Slack Post - Charlie E

https://theslackpost.com

Post all the useful links from Slack in a simple public newspaper.

Atten-shunned! - Dom M

https://medium.com/life-learning/may-i-have-your-attention-please-19ef6395b2c3

The latest media platform attention figures are out. Who’s winning, who’s losing and while mobile dominates, how is small screen carved up?

Crypto key increases - Oskar P

http://m.nsa.gov/ia/programs/suiteb_cryptography/index.shtml

The US government has started increasing key lengths and crypto parameters in response to improvements in Quantum Computing. Industry has just started moving to SHA 256 for SSL website verification, but this moves things forward to SHA 384.

Vorschprung durch technicked? - Dom M

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-14/vw-has-spent-two-years-trying-to-hide-a-big-security-flaw

German car giant VW has spent two years trying to hide a security flaw that is not simple to correct and can allow car theft in <60 seconds.

A speaker in a lightbulb? Watt?! - Dom M

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/this-bluetooth-speaker-light-bulb-kills-two-birds-with-one-stone-10243240.html

Sony’s Bluetooth, IoT-enabled lightbulb/speaker gives a glimpse of the future of multifunction, connected homes.

Track of the Week - Ben Janecke

My track is Autolux: Turnstile Blues

With a unique sound that samples equally from electronica, noise pop, post-punk, and shoegaze Autolux brings you Turnstile Blues.

“Turnstile Blues” by Autolux