Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Open-Source CMS Software @ Azure

Open-Source Software @ Azure

Some Open Source or Free .NET based CMSs:

web site, angularjs: Kid Chess

Learn to play chess, Kid Chess:
One of the rare sites that does not require "login" to get access...
Using AngularJS :)


theborakompanioni/angular-chessboard · GitHub
angular-chess logo

IoT: China

Why China will leapfrog the world in Internet of Things | VentureBeat | Cloud | by Dave Friedman, Ayla Networks:

Everybody could benefit from more sensors and automation based on IoT,

but China can enforce using of essential tools like smart thermostats, traffic controllers etc.

And it can manufacture as much as needed gadgets for improving efficiency.

Plus, the government is committed to support smart greed, alternative energy sources etc.

And they have money. So it almost a perfect storm...

 Why China will leapfrog the world in Internet¬†of¬†Things

(10 early) Internet Pioneers

Internet Pioneers:
"This web site profiles ten individuals whose work has contributed significantly to the development of the Internet."

Marc Andreesen
"On October 13, 1994, Mosaic Netscape was posted for download on the Internet. Within weeks it was the browser of choice for the majority of Web users."
In a few days will be 20 years since...

books, cloud: "The Big Switch"

The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google: Nicholas Carr: 9780393062281: Amazon.com: Books:

"Nicholas Carr says automation, all over, is turning us into zombies. Out of touch with the world."

data: Best Places to Live in USA

podcast: What Makes A City The ‘Best’? | On Point with Tom Ashbrook

Ranking Data Top 100 | Livability.com
small to mid-sized cities in the U.S.

next step: personalized list, based on selecting criteria

How to Lie with Statistics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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