The fundamental problem of communication is that of reproducing at one point...– Currently running with this audiobook.
What follows are the first 1 million digits of the square root of 4. Actually,...– http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3651/3651.txt
With the release of BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2, the RIM browser team once again...– HTML5 Scorecard: RIM BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 | Blog | Sencha
Are you building a culture of silence? →
Log Everything as JSON →
treasure-data: The story of an engineer. Here is an anecdote. I am sure some of you have had a similar experience. Alex, an engineer, logs all kinds of events. Since he is the primary consumer of the log, the format is optimized for human-readability. One canonical example is Apache logs: 10.0.1.22 - -…
Can an Algorithm Write a Better News Story Than a... →
Rackspace Contributes Cassandra CQL Driver For... →
Amazing Round of "Split or Steal" →
In other news, @Dropbox is launching a search engine.
2nd Annual Evernote Devcup →
Click highlighting with CSS transitions →
AWS Savings Scan →
Deep linking in Dropbox →
Cassandra 1.1 Released →
GitHub does dotfiles →
The Surprising Benefits of Robot Cleaners →
Software Engineers Will Work One Day for English... →
When we invested in Instagram, it wasn’t actually Instagram. It was a company...– Fun fact via Ben Horowitz: Instagram was once a non-native app.
Fake Instagram app infects Android devices with... →
Where’s TRUSTe for mobile?
What Research Says About Working Long Hours →
Splunk Surges After Pricing Shares Above Range in... →
– Total Internet ad spending (in billions): 2010, $26.0; 2011, $31.7; YOY: 21.9% via Internet Ad Revenue Totals $31B in 2011, Up 22%
E. B. White on the Role and Responsibility of the... →
Going With the Flow: Google's Secret Switch to the... →
Twitter Intros "Innovator's Patent Agreement" →
Tumblr Gets a Data Firehose →
Pinterest Cracking Down on Amazon Affiliates →
Discovery's Final Landing →
Opera: Maria Callas Sings Bizet's Carmen
Here, the soprano sings Habanera in 1974.
Jazz: Dave Brubeck's Stardust
Classical: Haydn's Concerto No. 2 In D Major
Haydn’s Concerto No. 2 In D Major - a pleasant piece apparently written for a particular cellist, Antonin Kraft, in 1783. The first piece below.
200% More Horrible
I first ran into Horrible Logos a couple years ago and I’m still amazed at the whole model. I’ve had only a few email exchanges but I can tell you the guy behind it is amazing. I was excited to start writing again (thanks Tumblr) — an excuse to shell out a measly $20 for a Horrible Logo and a Horrible Jingle for this horrible blog.
Why it's OK to leave a tech job at 5 p.m. →
Rackspace Announces OpenStack Cloud →
AWS Summit 2012: NYC →
AWS Summits are an international series of one-day events designed to bring AWS customers and those interested in Cloud Computing together to meet and share ideas.
Rap: Childish Gambino's "Camp"
Donald Glover can write. And rap, apparently. Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino, does a video for “Camp” song Bonfire below.
Classical: Schumann's Grand Sonata No. 3
Robert Schumann’s Grand Sonata No. 3 in F Minor (his “Concert Sans Orchestre”) was written in 1835. Below, a rendition by American pianist Vladimir Horowitz.
Rap: 12 Odd Future Songs
I’m not really sure what to make of Odd Future. The collective has a peculiar swagger but I love the music. 12 Odd Future Songs is not the latest of the group’s endeavors but it’s certainly a good one. Above, a possibly illegal rip of Odd Future member Mike G’s “Forest Green,” my favorite song on the album.
Best Jobs of 2012: #1, Software Engineer →
Plot thickens in Apple “bait apps” case →
Lucidchart Leaks Google Drive Integration →
parislemon: Whoops. Interesting too that there apparently will be third-party support from day one.
Nielsen responds to mobile criticism →