State of Technology #22

#at_other_places – 

·  2011 Gartner “Hype Cycle” for technology is out -

IN – Group Buying; Mobile Robots; Video Analytics for customer service; Image Recognition; Big Data
OUT – Cloud Platform; Hosted Desktop;E-readers; In-memory Database

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· Bootstrap, toolkit from Twitter to quickly build apps and pages

· jQuery overtakes Flash in most popular websites

#architectureHow to “close”candidates” – persuade to join your team once interviewed –

1) Figure out what is the candidate’s dream.
2) Determine if job and candidate are the right fit.
3) Communicate your own passion.

#codeJava Persistence API – A Quick Intro

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#designSteve Job’s Best Quotes – Wall Street Journal compiles

“Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it’s really how it  works. The design of the Mac wasn’t what it looked like, although that was part of it. Primarily, it was how it worked. To design something really well, you have to get it. You have to really grok what it’s all about. It takes a passionate commitment to really thoroughly understand something, chew it up, not just quickly swallow it. Most people don’t take the time to do that.” 

#essayWhy Software is eating the World” – from Mark Andreessen


“First of all, every new company today is being built in the face of massive economic headwinds, making the challenge far greater than it was in the relatively benign ’90s. The good news about building a company during times like this is that the companies that do succeed are going to be extremely strong and resilient. And when the economy finally stabilizes, look out—the best of the new companies will grow even faster.

#mobile8 best practices for Deploying a top Mobile App” – it is (mostly) about first Two Weeks!

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#saas
How to use  UTF-8 Throughout your Web Stack

UTF-8 is extremely sane. Well, as sane as an encoding can be that features backwards-compatibility with ASCII. Everything you care about supports UTF-8. Trust me:you want it everywhere.


#socialInnovation in developer/customer  support – Facebook Hooks up with Stack Overflow

#toolA great tutorial / write-up on ‘How Browsers Work’ (from HTML5Rocks) –

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#tweaks n’ hacksSSH can do THAT? Very useful productivity tips for working with remote servers.

#etc


#parting_thought
“It’s more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy.”- Jobs 

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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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