Friday, September 20, 2013

Femtoduino: smallest arduino clone

smallest arduino clone | Femtoduino

"A cheap ($12) and easy way to add the full power of an Arduino UNO to any project. It weighs less than 2 grams, and fits almost anywhere!"

Google: Cookies => AdID

Google Moving Towards Trashing Cookies for Good? : Tech : Latinos Post:
"Google is considering changing the way it tracks online browsing activities, retiring the "cookie" and replacing it with an anonymous identifier called AdID."

Why you should be worried about Google ditching cookies | PCWorld

Reactive Extensions

.NET Rocks!:
"Carl and Richard talk to Matthew Podwysocki about the latest news around Reactive Extensions. Matthew starts out talking about how Reactive Extensions has moved into open source in a big way, with lots of cross platform support 
- .NET, JavaScript, C++, Ruby, Python, even Java itself!"

RxJava @ GitHub, by Netflix

The reactive manifesto
  • react to events: the event-driven nature enables the following qualities
  • react to load: focus on scalability rather than single-user performance
  • react to failure: build resilient systems with the ability to recover at all levels
  • react to users: combine the above traits for an interactive user experience

"The End Of Average"

Economist Tyler Cowen On The End Of Average | On Point with Tom Ashbrook:
American inequality grows again. 

Economist Tyler Cowen says it’s going to change us, and describes how.
book: Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation

Joseph Stiglitz, Economist and professor at Columbia University, recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2001, former senior vice president and chief economist at the World Bank and author of “The Price of Inequality