- So Long IT Specialist, Hello Full-Stack Engineer - CIO.com - RT @AndiMann: So Long IT Specialist, Hello Full-Stack Engineer - GE Capital takes on #DevOps via @CIOonline
- Red Hat | How Red Hat brings OpenStack into the enterprise - Have a new whitepaper up on bringing OpenStack to the enterprise:
- Twitter / jimaley: Frank Sinatra steps out of ... - RT @jimaley: Frank Sinatra steps out of a pre-Uber vehicle while carrying a handheld social networking device.
- Untitled (https://plus.google.com/+GordonHaff/posts/WS8xdVAmdpG) - Don't understand why so little consideration given to desires of neighboring towns in Mass casino process.
- Coursera.org - RT @Pogue: TED speaker, Duke prof, and author Dan Ariely is giving an 8-week course in behavioral economics. And it’s FREE.
- Quote Investigator | Dedicated to tracing quotations
- 36 Hours in Kyoto, Japan - NYTimes.com
- Oscar Picks: How to Beat Your Film-Geek Friends — Editor's Picks — Medium - I always lean heavily on the wisdom of the crowd for my Oscar picks but this year I didn't fight it at all.
- Farsite was right: 2013 Oscar prediction results | Farsite Forecast - I'd just point out that this "big data" analysis pretty much matches Internet collective wisdom re: Oscars.
- Whole Foods: America’s Temple of Pseudoscience - The Daily Beast - "From the probiotics aisle to the vaguely ridiculous Organic Integrity outreach effort (more on that later), Whole Foods has all the ingredients necessary to give Richard Dawkins nightmares. And if you want a sense of how weird, and how fraught, the relationship between science, politics, and commerce is in our modern world, then there’s really no better place to go. Because anti-science isn’t just a religious, conservative phenomenon—and the way in which it crosses cultural lines can tell us a lot about why places like the Creation Museum inspire so much rage, while places like Whole Foods don’t."
- Slo-mo for the masses - O'Reilly Radar - "Matter later matriculated at MIT, and he sent in images of those golf balls to Edgerton, along with a fan letter. He ended up taking a class from Edgerton, and his admiration for the idiosyncratic engineer only grew. “He was the quintessential maker,” Matter says of his mentor. “Almost everything in his lab was slightly radioactive from all his field work photographing atom bomb and hydrogen bomb tests. He’d look at a problem and come up with a solution. Sometimes his solutions were crude and ugly, but they worked. That was part of his philosophy — better to have something crude and ugly that works than something elegant and expensive that doesn’t work as well.”"
Monday, March 03, 2014
Posted by Gordon Haff at 10:52 AM