A View from MIT TR Editors
Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending December 13, 2013)
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
What Is the Future of Money?
Talking Bitcoin on Bloomberg TV.
25 (Mostly) Tech Company Logos with Hidden Meanings
Logos are more than just a look: there’s a meaning behind the design.
—Colby Wheeler, manager of information technology
The Infinite Monkey Theorem Comes To Life
Is randomness not so random?
—J. Juniper Friedman, editorial assistant
Personal Gene Tests Face Stricter Oversight After 23andMe
Bloomberg recaps the scrap between 23andMe and the FDA and how it could affect the rest of the genetic testing industry.
—Susan Young, biomedicine editor
New York Asks Cellphone Carriers to Explain Why They Rejected Antitheft Switch
New York State’s top prosecutor is asking why major carriers aren’t supporting anti-theft “kill switches” for Samsung phones.
—David Talbot, chief correspondent