Friday, October 31, 2014

ideas: Tangle: a JavaScript library for reactive documents

Tangle: a JavaScript library for reactive documents:
"Your readers can interactively explore possibilities, play with parameters, and see the document update immediately. Tangle is super-simple and easy to learn."

When you eat 3 cookies, you consume 150 calories.
When you eat 7 cookies, you consume 350 calories.

Ten Brighter Ideas? An Explorable Explanation

"Conservation is key and simply achieved.
Suppose 100% of US households replaced 1 bulb at random with a compact fluorescent.
This is the output of 1.5 nuclear reactors.
or 1.5% of the 104 US nuclear reactors.

This is the output of 9.5 coal plants.
or 0.66% of the 1445 US coal plants."

This is similar to AngularJS data binding, but simpler and more visual.
Are data about lightbulbs correct?

Azure Grande Virtual Machines

Azure’s getting bigger, faster and more open | Microsoft Azure Blog:
largest: 448 GB RAM and 6.5 TB of local SSD storage.

VM Size
RAM (in GB)
Local SSD Storage (in GB)

ScottGu's Blog - Azure: Announcing New Real-time Data Streaming and Data Factory Services

Office 365: OneDrive for Business vs. SharePoint Online

What is OneDrive for Business? - SharePoint Online for enterprises:
"OneDrive for Business is a personal library intended for storing and organizing your work documents. As an integral part of Office 365 or SharePoint Server 2013, OneDrive for Business lets you work within the context of your organization, with features such as direct access to your organization’s address book.

NOTE OneDrive for Business is different from OneDrive, which is intended for personal storage separate from your workplace. OneDrive for Business is also different from your team site, which is intended for storing team or project-related documents."

CSS Font-Size: em, px, pt, %, rem

CSS Font-Size: em vs. px vs. pt vs. percent / Kyle Schaeffer:

Font-sizes as they increase from 100% to 120%.

Font-size as the client changes the text size in their browser.

Font Size Idea: px at the Root, rem for Components, em for Text Elements | CSS-Tricks

CSS Units @ W3schools

Font sizing with rem -

Android Founder Departs Google

Android Founder Departs Google, Continuing Executive Shakeup | WIRED:

"Andy Rubin, Google’s head of robotics and former head of Android, has confirmed that he is stepping down from the company to launch a new incubator for hardware startups."

Just recently another important person also left Google:

Google X Founder Sebastian Thrun Has Left His Role As Google VP And Fellow | TechCrunch

IoT: Bigger Than Anyone Realizes?

The Internet of Things Far Bigger Than Anyone Realizes — Part 1 | LinkedIn

by Daniel Burrus (known to reliably predict the future)"Of all the technology trends that are taking place right now, perhaps the biggest one is the Internet of Things; it’s the one that’s going to give us the most disruption as well as the most opportunity over the next five years"

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