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See Destiny: The Taken King's New Guns Up Close

Sci-fi shooter Destiny will be getting a host of new content in the upcoming expansion, The Taken King. Check out some of the new Exotics coming to the game, in detailed high-resolution.<p>Posted online by Bungie 3D artist Matt Lichy, the pictures show detailed close-ups of the Telesto, Suros, and …

What Programming Language Should I Learn First

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SolrCloud Failover and Testing

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Dilbert Classics by Scott Adams for Nov 1, 2013

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Boss: The key to great leadership is setting clear expectations and periodically revising them as conditions change. Dilbert: If you plan to revise …

Boss: I'd like to recognize Ted for writing his part of the code in just two days. Dilbert: How many days was it supposed to take? Boss: At least a …

Dilbert Classics by Scott Adams for Oct 22, 2013

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The Content Personalization Myth

The scene: It’s week nine of a three-month build cycle and the beta version of the website has just been presented. An executive stakeholder raises …

Developing “RESTful transactions” with Apache Sling

Even though the topic sounds very boring, every CQ and Sling developer was at least once faced with the Question: "Is your solution supporting transactions?"<p>Most engineers are familiar with the theory and usage of transaction working in a old fashion J2EE environment. When transitioning to a modern …

Automated self-testing and health check of live Sling instances

Slides of my talk at adaptTop 2013, "Automated self-testing and health check of live Sling instances". The use cases are similar to my previous presentation at CQCon, but the tool has been almost completely rewritten in the meantime. See …

Dilbert Classics by Scott Adams for Oct 21, 2013

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Boss: Why is your project taking longer than expected? Dilbert: It's only taking longer than dumb people expected. Boss: Still, that's a lot of …

Interview: Designer David Yun On The Pros And Cons Of Apple's IOS 7

On my way to meet David Yun, a graphic designer in New York City, for lunch recently, I downloaded the new Apple IOS 7 operating system to my iPhone 5. When I clicked it open, I was shocked. For a moment, I thought Google’s Android had taken over my phone. Then, I realized Apple was going for …

The Java Virtual Machine (JVM): The Platform That Powers The World

Wikipedia: A Java virtual machine is a program which executes certain other programs, namely those containing Java bytecode instructions….. JVM’s are most often implemented to run on an existing operating system, but can also be implemented to run directly on hardware. A JVM provides a run-time …

Boss: Bring me solutions, not complaints. Dilbert: Okay. Let's abolish the layer of management that does nothing but demand solutions. Boss: Now …

Wally: I'm happy to report that I spent 50% more time in meetings this quarter. Boss: That's not an accomplishment! Meetings are a complete waste of …

Dilbert: What's your take on code consistency versus best practices for legacy systems? Boss; I want all of that stuff and I want it now. Dilbert: …

Boss: How's the innovation going? Dilbert: Amazing. It couldn't be better. Right now it's all happening in my mind. Bit if any of it gets out, I'll …

Dogbert: I'm starting a new business as a professional liar. I'll provide alibis, job references, annual reports, and that sort of thing. Dilbert; …

Recruiter: I'm an aggressive recruiter looking for passive job seekers. Passive job seekers are hidden gems for recruiters, and you're the most …

Boss: Ted, I don't want to fire you because that would be expensive. So I'm borrowing a Japanese management technique and transferring you to a …

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX tablets pose real threat to iPad dominance

Amazon's new HDX tablets are a huge technological leap beyond last year's models, but are still priced aggressively.<p>Amazon's first trick was selling a tablet so cheap, it was hard not to buy it, despite the shortcomings. Amazon's next trick was to build a second, larger tablet, to show it could …

Wabi Sabi: Find Peace by Embracing Flaws and Releasing Judgment

<b>“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.”</b> <b>~</b><b>Dalai Lama</b><p>Several years ago, a colleague and I were invited to …

Carol: Ignore the page revisions I send out ten minutes ago. Your boss revised them again. Dilbert: Can I ignore the new revisions, too? I'm only …

Boss: Asok, thanks to my mentoring, someday you will be just like me. Asok: Gaaa!!! Someone please drive a stake through my heart! Hurry! Boss: …

Asok: I'm afraid to give Alice my opinion of her plan. Dilbert: What's the worst thing that could happen? Asok: She could rip off both of my arms and …