Good that California hasn’t completely forgotten how to rain.
“Maybe I should turn this one back into sand.” Truer words … http://xkcd.com/1349/
@timoreilly: we must replace the term “user-centric” with “citizen-centric”. < What about non-citizens? h/t @kevinmarks
Amazon lowers prices. Competition in action! That’s how the market is supposed to work! http://aws.amazon.com/ec2/pricing/effective-april-2014/ http://aws.amazon.com/s3/pricing/effective-april-2014/
Is there an open-source alternative to Xively?
Almost the same?
The power of selling out by @theonion, or whas is @tedtalks? Really good. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8c_m6U1f9o
Distributed systems design is difficult. #statingtheobvious #continueafterlunch?
“If anyone puts a steak in a hypersonic wind tunnel …”. Cooking steak with free fall. http://boingboing.net/2013/01/15/cooking-steak-with-freefall.html
“One can usually tell when a dog is about to bite them — the same can’t be said of smartphones and PCs”. http://pando.com/2014/03/11/how-the-iphone-5s-just-made-me-the-worlds-biggest-hypocrite