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The Strange Appeal of Watching Coders Code

Legions of programmers now stream their work on Livecoding.tv, a site that turns their lonely labor into something more like a party.<p>The camera does …

Santa Cruz

Een grappige presentatie maken? 23 tips van bekende comedians

Komieken zijn goede publieke sprekers en weten met hun uiteenzettingen een divers publiek te boeien. Zij zijn de aangewezen experts om te vragen hoe …

Samsung unveils 2.5-inch 16TB SSD: The world’s largest hard drive

Third-generation 3D V-NAND is now up to 48 TLC layers and 256Gbit per die.<p>At the Flash Memory Summit in California, Samsung has unveiled what appears …

The role of a Senior Developer

We work in a strange industry. There is a <i>much</i> higher need for developers than can be satisfied by new developers coming into the field. This is a …

Interest in Bitcoin Grows on Wall Street

Corporate America is gradually warming to bitcoin.<p>Amid a slew of deals involving prominent finance and tech companies lie signs that the U.S. business establishment is exploring innovative new enterprise uses for digital currencies. They are making early, tentative bets that the so-called …

Wall Street

The 40% Rule

I was catching up on Brad Feld’s blog this morning and saw that he had posted about the “40% rule” for SAAS companies.<p>I was at the same board meeting …

Stop wasting time trying to get estimates right! – and what to do instead

By Jesper Boeg on February 13, 2015<p>Thanks to Frank Olsen, Klaus Bucka-Lassen, Martin Brogaard, Morten Elvang and Yuval Yeret for providing valuable …

Mining Bitcoin with pencil and paper: 0.67 hashes per day

This article is now available in Japanese: 紙と鉛筆でビットコインをマイニング:1日に0.67ハッシュ and Russian: Майним Bitcoin с помощью бумаги и ручки.<p>I decided to see how …

Yahoo Small Business

Explainer: why chilli burns, and milk helps soothe the pain

Whether it’s a few flakes on a pizza or the spiciest vindaloo known to humankind, most people can tolerate or even enjoy the tingling, burning …

Nobel Prize

What is Docker and why is it so darn popular?

Docker is hotter than hot because it makes it possible to get far more apps running on the same old servers and it also makes it very easy to package …

Bitcoin

Many people have remarked that Bitcoin resembles the internet in the early 90s: we haven’t yet built the Googles that will make it accessible or the …

Bitcoin

So Long Scrum, Hello Kanban

Last year, Stormpath made the big shift from Scrum to Kanban. While we love Agile principles, the Scrum process wasn’t working for us. Kanban made …

Project Management

How to destroy Programmer Productivity

The following image about programmer productivity is making its rounds on the internet:<p>As Homer Simpson might say, it’s funny because it’s true.<p>I …

Bitcoin ATM Comes to Lelystad, Netherlands

There’s a new bitcoin ATM in town. Well, it’s in Lelystad, Netherlands — capital of the Flevoland province.<p>Announced today, the ATM is centrally …

Start-up: Transatomic Power Wants to Build a Better Reactor

<b>It’s pretty straightforward</b> to get some coders together in a spare room to create a software start-up. Should a nascent company have hardware …

Energy

Why thorium reactors are important

This post is the first of a series of posts that I've been wanting to write for a long time, but I haven't been able to pick from among the …

The Bitcoin Model for Crowdfunding

Bitcoin is not just a protocol or money, it’s a new business model for Open Source Software. Prior to Bitcoin, you had to raise money, write …

Bitcoin your way to a double espresso

By now we're all familiar with the term Bitcoin, the notorious digital currency with dozens of copycats.<p>But most of us would find it difficult to imagine actually using this crypto-currency or even picturing what it looks like.<p>In fact, only a handful of venues in bustling London actually accept …

How To Marry The Right Girl: A Mathematical Solution

Poor Johannes Kepler. One of the greatest astronomers ever, the man who figured out the laws of planetary motion, a genius, scholar and mathematician — in 1611, he needed a wife. The previous Mrs. Kepler had died of Hungarian spotted fever, so, with kids to raise and a household to manage, he …

It's Time For a Hard Bitcoin Fork

bitcoin security ghash 51% June 13, 2014 at 02:05 PM Ittay Eyal and Emin Gün Sirer<p>A Bitcoin mining pool, called GHash and operated by an anonymous …

How We Measure Customer Happiness

Our favourite measure for customer happiness is the Net Promoter Score (NPS). It doesn't measure happiness directly, we'd need brain electrodes for …

How to spot first stories on Twitter using Storm

<i>The code is open-source and available on Github. <br>Discussion on Hacker News</i><p>As a first blog post, I decided to describe a way to detect first stories …

Edsger W. Dijkstra on Dutch TV

proof of massive fraudulent trading activity at Mt. Gox, and how it has affected the price of Bitcoin

Somewhere in December 2013, a number of traders including myself began noticing suspicious bot behavior on Mt. Gox. Basically, a random number …