State of Technology #24


·   Linux is now hosted on github 

·   Social Application – Ticketmaster lets you sit with your Facebook friends #Like

·   Jig is a good play to tap social network for small projects

·  RIP Michael S.Hart – Founder of “Project Gutenberg”

#architectureZachman Framework Version 3 is now released


#code – ‘Clever Algorithms: Nature-inspired Programming Recipes’ – want to build next game on Ant Colony System? Free book to read; can be purchased on Amazon too

#designGood design is as Little Design as possible – Dieter Rams’ ten principles to “Good Design”


Dieter Rams’ ten principles to “good design”

Good design is innovative
Good design makes a product useful
Good design is aesthetic
Good design helps us to understand a product 
Good design is unobtrusive 
Good design is honest 
Good design is long-lasting 
Good design is consequent to the last detail
Good design is concerned with the environment 
Good design is as little design as possible 


#essayThe Secret Guild of Silicon Valley’ is made of mostly C++ programmers?

They aren’t interested in tweeting, blogging, or giving talks at conferences.  They care about building and shipping code.  They’re
more likely to be found in IRC chat rooms, filing JIRAs for Apache projects, or spinning out Github repos in their spare time.

#mobileAnatomy of a HTML5 app 


#toolCompany scans books you send; sends you the PDF;destroys the book after a year. All for $1

#tweaks n’ hacksStick Figure guide to AES





#parting_thought (uttered >20 years ago) “Everything that today goes through wires will go through the air, and  everything that goes through the air today will go through wires.  Nick Negroponte


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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