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Eric Gregory05/21/13
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Links You Don't Want To Miss (May 21)

Today: The sketchy world of DDoSaaS, Apple's taxes, bringing the power of NumPy to HPC, why Googlers aren't using Glass at I/O, and some truly clever 3D-printed garden contraptions.

Matt Vickery05/21/13
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Git - Simple File Management

Files can be added, committed and removed from git repositories using one or more of the following commands:

Arthur Charpentier05/21/13
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Quantifying Scientific Consensus, Zombies in R, and More Data Links

Arthur Charpentier's regular data link roundup explores quantified consensus on anthropogenic global warming, compares SAS and R for business analysts, and much more. Plus: zombies (with R).

Giorgio Sironi05/20/13
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Slack, the missing concept

No matter how fast you are, there will always be more work for you: so deliver a sustainable amount of value, because it's your job to avoid destroying the system for short-term needs.

Joel Cochran05/20/13
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The Stand Up Desk Rises to the Occasion

Joel Cochran experiments with a few standing desk strategies and settles on a desk that moves up and down. You should check out the pics. It's pretty cool.

Jurgen Appelo05/20/13
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Let's Measure Something Meaningless

Measuring something meaningful is hard, so let’s measure something that is meaningless but easy. Like your hours at work!

Swizec Teller05/19/13
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It Takes About Two Months to Write a Technical Book

If you really want to learn something, write a book about it. It doesn’t take long. After two months of plomping my arse down repeatedly I finally finished my d3.js book. Or rather, I finished the first drafts.

Rogier Noort05/19/13
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We're All Born to Blog

After reading Tao of Twitter and Return on Influence written by Mark, and Stanford’s reputation, my expectations were high.

John Cook05/18/13
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Extreme Syntax

Lisp practically has no syntax. It simply has parenthesized expressions. This makes it very easy to start using the language. And above all, it makes it easy to treat code as data. Lisp macros are very powerful, and these macros are made possible by the fact that the language is simple to parse.

Chris Spagnuolo05/17/13
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How to Cross the Chasm

If you haven't heard of him before, Geoff Moore writes and speaks about the technology adoption lifecycle and the marketing and business strategies for successfully navigating this lifecycle.

Mitch Pronschinske05/17/13
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Stupid Questions and n00bs: 10 Intriguing Things You Should Do

It really doesn’t matter how long you’ve been in this industry or which position you hold, understanding generation n00b and the value it brings should be mandatory for you.

Mitch Pronschinske05/17/13
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Links You Don't Want To Miss (May 17)

New JavaScript and CSS tools are on their way, along with a managed NoSQL DB from Google. Plus Jekyll 1.0 and a super-jumping robot.

Robert Diana05/16/13
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The Big List of 256 Programming Languages

I am not recommending a specific language over others at this time, but providing a long list of languages based on GitHub and TIOBE.

Paul Reed05/16/13
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The Ship Show: Does Your Entire Team Have to Git It?

Version control is becoming a ubiquitous part of the “DevOps movement,” and we talk through what level of understanding should be expected, what level of training should be provided, and whether those are different for different teams or different tools.

Allen Coin05/16/13
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Links You Don't Want to Miss (May 16)

Today: A full-text client-side search in CSS3, Georgia Tech's online MS in Computer Science for $7,000, 3 new APIs for Android announced at Google I/O, and a Klingon translator!