State of Technology #68
July 22, 2012
At Other Places
- Hardware that powers 37Signal SaaS Apps
- Who all are unhappy with boss, or hung over and extremely careless about their privacy settings at this moment?
- How Apple devices help blind people taking photographs
Scaling Lessons at Dropbox – from 4,000 to 40,000,000 users
‘Another mitigation is to use scheme-relative URLs everywhere possible. These URLs look like //example.com/bar.js and are valid in all browsers. They inherit the scheme of the parent page, which will be HTTP or HTTPS as needed.
Weather App based on Dieter Rams’s 10 Principles of Design
‘On Mastery’ – How a Subway Sushi bar with ten seats could charge $600 a meal and win Three Michelin Stars
For 237 years there has been no big innovation made for Flush Toilet. The stagnancy is taking its toll.
Lego Turing Machine that could compute
‘A software architect is the code janitor. Happily sweeping up after the big party is over’ – Chris Epstein on ‘A Software Architect’