Jesse Thorn's 12 Point Program for Absolutely,... →
Langner's Stuxnet Deep Dive →
Ralph Langner’s Stuxnet Deep Dive is the definitive technical presentation on the PLC attack portion of Stuxnet. He did a good job of showing very technical details in a readable and logical presentation that you can follow in the video if you know something about programming and PLC’s. The main purpose of Ralph’s talk was to convince the audience with “100% certainty” that Stuxnet was designed...
Recommendations for Vim Color Schemes
codingjester: I’ve been using desert256 for a long long time and have decided that it’s time to switch up. Anyone have a good color theme for me to try out for vim? Jellybeans is great. Also, it’s got 256 color support so it’ll still look great in a terminal.
Does Tim Berners-Lee surf the Web any differently than you and me?– Yaniv Aknin
On naming →
Lars Yencken on the importance of naming in writing software—using ideas from linguistics and language learning. Excellent post. Discussion on HN
Effective Scala →
An excellent guide to writing good Scala code. By Marius Eriksen, Twitter Inc.
World Press Photo Contest 2012 →
Some superb photography. Also worth noting: no photoshop allowed—this stuff is the real deal.
Brainstorming Doesn’t Really Work →
“While the instruction ‘Do not criticize’ is often cited as the important instruction in brainstorming, this appears to be a counterproductive strategy. Our findings show that debate and criticism do not inhibit ideas but, rather, stimulate them relative to every other condition.” Anecdotally this sounds about right. Brainstorming has always felt like a lame technique to me. Especially when it...
Alex Payne — On Business Madness →
“When I look around the world, the businesses that dominate don’t seem to be the ones that formed around process as a rallying cry. Rather, they adapted processes to bolster world-changing, market-creating ideas”.
Scala for the Intrigued →
“In this second installment of this series on the Scala programming language, Venkat shows how Scala’s static typing leads to low ceremony programming.” Status: Dipping my toes in some Scala…
Meow Meow Meow →
“I like to have tea with cats in japan because I’m shy.” Apparently cat cafés are huge in Japan right now. Awesome. :3
Wayland - Beyond X →
2012 could be the year of Linux-on-the-desktop™.
Tumblr Architecture - 15 Billion Page Views a... →
Holy crap. This is pretty insane. Amazing. :-o
NASA unplugs last mainframe →
Wow. Hard to believe.
Freediving 2011 World Championships Report →
Fast Enough VMs in Fast Enough Time →
A look at Virtual Machine tech. RPython in particular.
Kelpie - A fast and lightweight PHP web server →
I made a little website for my Kelpie PHP web server side project. What do you think?