Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Data Plants = Data Centers + Power Plants

The idea: put Data Centers where the energy is available,
since fiber optics cables are much cheaper to install that power cables...

Microsoft Data Centers Blog : Thinking Off the Grid: Independence for today’s Data Centers via Data Plants?:
"... can significantly reduce our carbon footprints and make our data center operations more efficient...."

Microsoft to build a biogas-fueled data plant, keeps DeLorean dreams alive

Microsoft Data Plant Biogas Fuel cell | MIT Technology Review

Microsoft Uncovers Special Bond Between Computers and Toilets | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

AngularJS in one day

Ultimate guide to learning AngularJS in one day:
"Angular is a client-side MVC/MVVM framework built in JavaScript, essential for modern single page web applications (and even websites). It's a huge leap into the future of HTML and what HTML5 brings, and is a breath of fresh air when dealing with the modern web. This post is a full end to end crash course..."

Lego calendar by Vitamins on Vimeo

Lego calendar by Vitamins on Vimeo:
"The Lego calendar is a wall mounted time planner that we invented for our studio. It’s made entirely of Lego, but if you take a photo of it with a smartphone all of the events and timings will be magically synchronised to an online, digital calendar. It makes the most of the tangibility of physical objects, and the ubiquity of digital platforms, and it’s also puts a smile on our faces when we use it!"

Lego calendar by Vitamins from Vitamins on Vimeo.

LEGO CALENDAR | Vitamins, Design and Invention Studio, London

Groovy on Grails

Getting Started with Grails

Groovy on Grails with Netflix's Clay McCoy on the Hanselminutes Technology Podcast: Fresh Air for Developers

Grails and the World of Tomorrow @ InfoQ