State of Technology -#12
June 10, 2011
- 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.
#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
- Miss HTML 1.0? 12 Designs That Changed the Web – Short Slideshow
#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