A great paper on Agile adoption in a large corporation. The complete article can be found here (PDF).
An odd name, but a useful service. Upload an image, PDF or text file, get a private URL to share it from and the service will automatically delete the resource when you tell it to.
Cmder is a software package created out of pure frustration over the absence of nice console emulators on Windows. It is based on amazing software, and spiced up with the Monokai color scheme and a custom prompt layout. Looking sexy from the start.
(via the venerable One Thing Well)
Initially released in 1997 as a media player by two college students, Winamp gained popularity with the rising trend of MP3 file sharing, but increased competition from newer rivals including online music streaming services — could have ultimately rendered it defunct for today’s Internet and computer users.
End of an era.
Facebook Open Academy kicked off in spring 2013 with an ambitious goal to improve the curriculum at a meaningful number of top university computer science departments around the world. Specifically, the aim is to provide a practical, applied software engineering experience as part of a university student’s CS education. This is accomplished through a partnership with open source projects that allows the students to receive academic credit for work pertaining to the open source code base. Mentors and faculty engage with the students on a weekly basis to support progress and positive learning outcomes.
This is actually quite insightful.
The new version of Facebook Messenger now allows you to chat via people’s phone numbers, even if your contact isn’t on Facebook. This feature could be really devastating to WhatsApp and the like, but how many people are willing to switch from what they’re used to remains to be seen.
Version 3.2.0 of the Most Popular Tags plugin is live. This update adds the option to use x-height (ex) as a font unit.
Erato is a beautiful and simple Markdown editor for your Mac. It is fast, extremely easy to use and gets out of your way.
Following three weeks of intense testing after launching to our 6,000 Kickstarter backers, today we are releasing an updated Ghost 0.3.2 to everyone in the world.
Super simple to install and test locally.
The line-mode browser, launched in 1992, was the first readily accessible browser for what we now know as the world wide web.