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Anzeneering

Want to know what decades in the software field has taught me?<p><i>Protecting people is the most important thing we can do, because it frees people to</i> …

Why Agile, Lean and Six Sigma must die ...

Every large system (whether a line of business or specific IT project) contains multiple components. Those components have a relationship with each …

RT @sotak: The life of a software engineer http://t.co/1a5nlvcXNG

Sesame Street’s Telly teams up with 5facts’ Annie Colbert and Matt Silverman to explore sand, chalk, strawberries, velcro, and lint up…

Sesame Street’s Telly teams up with 5facts’ Annie Colbert and Matt Silverman to explore sand, chalk, strawberries, velcro, and lint up close: 5 Hidden Worlds Revealed Under a “MEGA” MICROSCOPE, <i>microscope, microscope…</i><p>For more science, tech, engineering, and math with Sesame Street, check out SesameStreet.org/STEM, and in the archives: Annie, Matt, and Grover do science.

Academic Torrents

Making 27.23TB of research data available!<p>We've designed a distributed system for sharing enormous datasets - for researchers, by researchers. The …

Research

How Our Ancestors Used to Sleep Twice a Night

8 hour sleeping is a modern invention.<p>Imagine you are a denizen of the 18th century. It’s just past 8:30 P.M., you’ve got your night-cap on. You blow …

How Node.js Has Revolutionised the MailOnline

<b>Last month I had the pleasure to hear Clifton Cunningham, CTO of the Mail Online (the online version of the Daily Mail) giving a talk about how they</b> …

Microservices

Herding Cats

All project elements are actually random variables. Funding, productivity, quality, efficiency, cost, schedule, risk, reliability - all the <i>illities</i> …

Devil's Dictionary of Programming

opinionated — I don’t believe that your use case exists.<p>elegant — The only use case is making me feel smart.<p>lightweight — I don’t understand the …

The Cabin Biscuit Way

Cabin biscuit is a popular biscuit (not cookie and yes there is a difference) found in Nigeria. Truth be told, I don’t know if its anywhere else in …

Implementing a Data Structure : Union-Find version II

Putting it all together : Using Union-Find in Kruskal's Algorithm

Mixins and traits

Java.next<p>Mix new behaviors into Groovy and Scala classes<p>Neal Ford<br>Published on September 19, 2013<p>Content series:<p>This content is part # of # in the …

Programming

DotCloud Pivots And Wins Big With Docker, The Cloud Service Now Part Of Red Hat OpenShift

DotCloud is a great example of a startup with a pivot that worked. The proof of that is in a new partnership that marries its Docker open-source app portability project with Red Hat and its OpenShift platform-as-a-service (PaaS).<p>Docker is a lightweight Linux app container that DotCloud originally …

Rich Hickey's Greatest Hits

Rich Hickey, the creator of Clojure, is consistent in delivering fantastic, thought-provoking talks.<p>I consider the following <i>required viewing for</i> …

7 command-line tools for data science

<i>Update (05-02-2017) My new company Data Science Workshops provides in-company training and coaching on this exciting topic.</i><p><i>Update (7-17-2014) You may</i> …

Sneak peek of latest version of Lean Stack ==================================...

On #1, strategy is complex and best discussed with trusted advisors and team members towards achieving overall success metrics. I used to have a …

Bert Jansch One-Take - "Blues Run The Game"

Bodypercussion, choreographed and performed by Santi Serratosa and Mariona Castells, to the song Not Worthy by Jack Savoretti

Bodypercussion, choreographed and performed by Santi Serratosa and Mariona Castells, to the song Not Worthy by Jack Savoretti.<p>A fun DIY, we were able to mimic a few sections of the choreography ourselves. It reminded us of this viral hit from a few years ago (that we would have needed a lot more practice to keep up with) – We No Speak Americano by Suzanne Cleary & Peter Harding:<p>The great thing about an activity like this is that you can always create <i>your own</i> dance moves to <i>your</i> favorite song. …

Ruby – Why U No Have Nested Exceptions?

One of the things we almost always do these days when we write our libraries and apps, is use other libraries. Inevitably something will go wrong …

Stephen Shapiro Innovation Keynote Speaker

<b>Stephen doesn’t just talk innovation, he lives it.<br>He led a 20,000-person innovation practice at Accenture.<br>And he can make it a reality for your</b> …

Thin Is In: Minimalist Wallets Go Gangbusters on Kickstarter

Wanna see something weird? Search for "wallet" on Kickstarter. You'll end up with pages of projects — many of them highly funded. For a site that's …

Automatic

The check engine light — that enigmatic indicator that can signal anything from a loose gas cap or old spark plugs, to a worn out catalytic converter …

The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book

We might not be in school any longer, but that doesn't mean we don't still enjoy throwing folded pieces of paper around the office. <i>The New World</i> …

Netatmo Weather Station

Keep track of the conditions both inside and outdoors with the Netatmo Weather Station ($180). Designed exclusively for use with smartphones and …

Gerber GDC Tools

Whether you're just getting into the every day carry lifestyle or are simply tired of your current mis-matched gear, Gerber GDC Tools ($TBA) are …

Fish