State of Technology -#12

#at_other_places – 

 

  • June 8 was World IPv6 day. IPv6 “ultimately replace the current IPv4 addressing system, which has nearly run out of addresses for networks to assign to computers and other devices
     
  • Everything you always wanted to know about Amazon.com – The Hidden Empire. Fascinating presentation.

     “In 2000, Jeff Bezos discovered it took 15 minutes to pack a best-selling $25 chair, which obliterated the margin. He then negotiated with the manufacturer, who agreed to send it pre-packaged for $0.25

 


 #architecture –  
The Architecture of Open Source Applications – New Book made freely available 

 


 #code –  
Great Analysis of stolen Sony Passwords – how many people actually use upper case etc.
 

 


 #design – 
WebP is 40% faster than JPEG. Could you tell the difference in quality?

 

 #essay – “How I Failed, Failed, Failed and Finally Succeeded at Learning How to Code”http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/print/2011/06/how-i-failed-failed-and-finally-succeeded-at-learning-how-to-code/239855/

 


 

 

#mobile – 10 Tips for Android UI Design

 

 

 


 #saas – 
How page load time affects your bottomline, especially on mobile

#social – Bitcoin seems to be the rage this past few weeks. Here’s a relatively unknown, but good analysis of Bitcoin
 

 

#tool –  MicroJs – “Fantastic Micro-Frameworks and Micro-Libraries for Fun and Profit”

 

 

 

#tweaks n’ hacks –  Missed it? Everything Steve Jobs said in WWDC in 60 sec

 


 #etc
 

 

 

 

 

 

#parting_thought –“Privacy regimes should follow the insider-trading model. It’s not possession of secret information that is criminalised, but misuse of that information to take advantage of others” –  Tim O’Reilly, on Facebook 

 

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About Nilendu Misra
I love to learn, create and coach. Things that I do well are - Communicating ideas - verbally or through words and diagrams; Problem Solving - Logical or Abstract; Very Large Scale Systems; think about 'Frighteningly Simple' approach first. Things that I intend to do better are - Establishing Stringent Process; Exchanging Tough Feedback; Keeping up with my reading or To-Do list to be able to completely relax.

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