State of Technology #26
September 25, 2011
#architecture – What is web but a giant IfThisThenThat workflow engine? Scott Hanselman explains.
#code – Super-fast tutorial on REST
#design – Must Read – Smashing Magazine publishes free design eBook on its fifth anniversary.
#essay – Steven Levy writes a long piece on Facebook’s strategy – Facebook is a timeline annotated autobiography of a user.
….will gather and organize the massive amount of data generated by the apps you use to tell your story, minute by minute, day by day, year by years
#mobile – Especially targeted for Mobile – Stanford’s full course on Human-Computer Interaction Design; Series of 43 Video Sessions
#saas – 37Signals homepage evolution – Time Lapse
#social – Less than 5% users ever change default settings
#tool – BuckyBalls are now BuckyCubes
#tweaks n’ hacks – Behind Intel’s new hardware based Random number generator
- Moore’s Law or Koomey’s Law? “energy efficiency of computing doubles every 1.5 years”
- Monitor Heartbeat on iPhone
#parting_thought – “There’s nobody to blame but everybody” – David Ortiz (Red Sox)