Weekly Tech Digest

This week been far to busy , but will have some time this weekend to read and watch all the AWS news:

Lots of things from AWS ReInvent 2016:

AWS launches Blox, a collection of open source tools for the EC2 Container Service

Keynote videos:

https://live.awsevents.com/previous-recordings.html

AWS Light Sail:

https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/amazon-lightsail-the-power-of-aws-the-simplicity-of-a-vps/

Amazon Lex:

https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/amazon-lex-build-conversational-voice-text-interfaces/

EC2 programmable hardware:

https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/developer-preview-ec2-instances-f1-with-programmable-hardware/

Less AWS stuff

Google public NTP servers smearing Leap Seconds:

https://cloudplatform.googleblog.com/2016/11/making-every-leap-second-count-with-our-new-public-NTP-servers.html

Firefox security fix:

http://arstechnica.co.uk/security/2016/12/tor-releases-urgent-update-for-firefox-0day-thats-under-active-attack/

AirDroid security flaw:

http://arstechnica.co.uk/security/2016/12/at-least-10-million-android-users-imperiled-by-popular-airdroid-app/

In other news I treated myself to a GPD XD for a bit of mobile retro gaming.

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