Andy Tanenbaum hasn't learned anything →
This is how nerds pick a fight.
The Complete (?) List Of Cocos2D Tools →
iwangke: Nice post from Steffen Itterheim
How to take advantage of Redis just adding it to... →
Designing GitHub for Mac →
An in depth look at the design process behind GitHub for Mac. A must read.
petervidani: “My parents used to fly my brother and me down to visit my grandparents every summer. When I was 7, my mom had carpal tunnel surgery during one of those summers. My dad picked us up from the airport and explained during the three hour drive home that something had gone wrong and they’d had to amputate her hand and now she has a baboon hand. He kept it up the whole drive; little...
The Quantic Soul Orchestra — Terrapin
Mystery File System →
Pretty impressive bit of sleuthing. Respect.
Living in the Era of Infinite Computing Power →
Playable Archaeology: An Interview with Telehack's... →
I’m going to have to set aside some time to explore Telehack…
10,000 Year Clock →
Jeff Bezos is building a clock to last 10,000 years.
How to program independent games →
A great talk and slides.
GitHub for Mac
I’m just kicking the tires of GitHub’s brand spanking new desktop app for OSX. Check it out: Hot.
Coming soon… :-)
Please, make yourself uncomfortable. →
“These days, I find myself doing the things I’ve always wanted to do, like being amazing. And when I’m tired of being amazing, I take a nap and be amazing again.” Inspiring stuff. I can really relate to this. I’ve been struggling a lot in the last few months with distractions at work and at home. I’d love to simplify my life like this guy did. Respect.
Sleep inertia →
Wikipedia explains why I always feel so crappy in the morning. :-(
Santa is real. →
Cool story bro.
Slide Five — Inhaler
IAMA man who has a superhuman sense of smell,... →
Really interesting AMA. Very cool!
In Collingwood, mustache grows you.– @Tim__Evans
Some answers to just about any bike forum post... →
Jamiroquai — Destitute Illusions
Advice From An Old Programmer →
Some insightful closing remarks in “Learn Python The Hard Way, 2nd Edition”.
How to Win Friends and Influence People with an... →
Reg talks about why you should write more. As always, he’s totally right. I should get in the habit of writing more often. :-/
Werner Herzog reads Go the Fuck to Sleep →
Pure awesome. The Samuel L. Jackson reading is also pretty f’king hilarious.
Alice was beginning to tire of sitting by her sister on the bank. She took out...– Famous Opening Lines from Novels Updated for the Modern Age
Time to get classy →
Good evening gentleman/ladies. Get out your drink of choice. open 3 tabs on your favorite browser. On the first tab On another tab On the last
Solving the Expression Problem →
Magpie looks like a really cool programming language. To try..
Scale Fail →
PHP Hacking →
“Today I publish my own PHP fork based on the PHP 5.3.6 code base with a few changes that make the everydays developer life more bearable.” More discussion on HN.
Life of an implementer →
Why is U2 so popular? →
Pixie Dust & The Mountain of Mediocrity →
Kathy Sierra (of Creating Passionate Users fame) is super insightful. You should read this article.
My Email Canary →
How to Demo Your Software Product – Lessons from... →
A great article about the art of the demo. I’m a fan of the “Show, don’t tell” approach to demo’ing.. looks like I’m not alone: “Talking is always a mistake during a demo. If you’re talking, you’re not showing, and while anyone can talk a good game, not everyone can show one.”
Rock Paper Scissors Programming Competition →
I got hooked on the New York Times RPS AI a while back. I might have to give this contest a try..
Testing at the speed and scale of Google →
Really interesting to see how Google manages to run test cases at scale. Also, it wasn’t clear from the article but the implications of this approach are actually pretty amazing.
Sonic Youth — Kool Thing Kool Thing...
OOP to me means only messaging, local retention and protection and hiding of...– Dr. Alan Kay on the Meaning of “Object-Oriented Programming” This definition is extremely controversial, even to this day. I like to express it as “messaging” and “strong identity”. An object has an identity that only it can see (and therefore manipulate), but it can express and update aspects of...