Can analytics and data privacy go together? Sensitive data often finds its way into analytics pipelines, where it’s rarely needed and adds enormous security and compliance risk. However, blindly purging such data from analytics pipelines can break key use cases.
Learn how a data privacy vault and tokenization can help you preserve privacy while enabling analytics - including scenarios that require PII. This white paper discusses example architectures to support several common analytics use cases.
Meta's Connect Conference will be livestreamed on October 11. Mark Zuckerberg confirmed last month that Meta would be announcing a new VR headset in October. He posted an image on Tuesday of him wearing a device that looks very similar to the rumored Project Cambria headset. The image is available in the article. Meta's Connect Conference will also cover the progress the company has made on the metaverse and offer a look into Meta's plans for the future.
Google will host its Pixel hardware event on October 6. The company already teased the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro, as well as the Pixel Watch, at an event in May. The event on October 6 will fully detail those products, features, pricing, and availability. It will be Made by Google's first in-person event in two years. A teaser video for the event is available in the article.
Rocket Lab has successfully refurbished one of the nine Rutherford engines that powered its Electron booster in May. The company recovered the booster from the ocean in May after successfully catching it with a helicopter as it fell from space. The engine passed all of the usual testing criteria for Rocket Lab's engines. Rocket Lab plans to attempt to capture another booster before the end of the year.
Blood samples from 14 NASA astronauts who flew in missions between 1998 and 2001 revealed that all 14 astronauts showed mutations in their DNA. The mutations are low enough to not seriously affect the astronauts' long term health, but the finding highlights the importance of regular health screenings for astronauts. The mutations were likely caused by space radiation.
Signals are reactive primitives for managing application state. With Signals, state changes automatically update components and UI in the most efficient way possible. Signals are effective in applications of any size. Unlike hooks, they can be used inside or outside of components.
Riff is a tool that automatically provides external dependencies for software projects. It currently only supports Rust. Support for other languages is planned. Riff uses a Nix package manager to handle dependencies, but users don't need to know how to use Nix.
If you’re working with sensor data, this virtual session is for you: Brian Gilmore, Director of IoT and Emerging Technologies at InfluxData, will present the basics of time series data and apps + a platform overview (InfluxDB, Telegraf, Flux) + practical examples of collecting data at the edge using IoT protocols such as MQTT.
This Reddit thread discusses how to talk about previous workplaces with recruiters. It is best to reframe problems with previous companies into positives that you are seeking in the next company. Discussing previous workplaces negatively could make recruiters more wary of hiring an applicant. It also gives recruiters an advantage in negotiations for no gain.
Amazon may partner with pharmacies in Japan to deliver medications starting in 2023. The plan involves Amazon building a platform where patients can get information about prescribed drugs and get those drugs delivered. Amazon will only provide the online system and will not operate the pharmacies. The company has been involved in the pharmacy business in the US since 2018.