So Apple is about 1/3% of world GDP. 77tr/250b. What???
Excellent article on Uber vs publicly funded transport by @evgenymorozov http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/jan/31/cheap-cab-ride-uber-true-cost-google-wealth-taxation
Facebook’s robots.txt is interesting. Does it show the business deals it has with other big companies? https://www.facebook.com/robots.txt
Method to train on a Stairmaster without having a Stairmaster: install hardwood floor on second floor, while keeping miter saw on first floor.
Free license plate readers for police! What could possibly go wrong? h/t @eff https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2016/01/no-cost-license-plate-readers-are-turning-texas-police-mobile-debt-collectors-and
Requiesca in pace, Ed Yourdon. All of us software guys owe you a great deal. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nytimes/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=177394902
Dear rain God, today’s rain is the kind California needs. Keep it up for the next 3 months.
I’m certain home builders invented unmaintanable code, ahem, buildings, hundreds of years before coders did. And they are still at it. #spenttoomuchtimecrawlingbetweenductsintheattic
#Linux server migrations are much simpler with #systemd #containers: 1) setup new server on new disks, 2) add old disks, mount as /oldroot, 3) systemd-nspawn -b -D /oldroot, and then do what you need to do, like mysqldump … > /tmp/foo in container, and mysql < /oldroot/tmp/foo on host.
Had been wondering how #ec2 manages with 32bit identifiers. https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/theyre-here-longer-ec2-resource-ids-now-available/