🏞 Evolution of Unix systems

“A diagram of the relationships between Unix systems” by Eraserhead1, Infinity0, Sav_vas (Wikipedia)

April 25, 2024 · 1 min · 13 words

🔗 Pipe Dreams: The life and times of Yahoo Pipes

Pipe Dreams: The life and times of Yahoo Pipes Yahoo Pipes—or, officially, Pipes by Yahoo!, a rare switcheroo of the company’s name—was a service that offered all that and more in a single platform. Individual “Pipes,” as it were, were both personal and public—the service seemed like a portent of the future that techno-utopians were then predicting. But like many great products and services of its time, it never quite came to pass....

December 20, 2023 · 1 min · 73 words

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(via Copa do Mundo e sua relação com Design. | Leandro Soler )

June 25, 2014 · 1 min · 13 words

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mrsdentonorahippo: blueromance : markmejia : High School Fashion, 1969 emmagrant01 : The existence of photos like these (and similar photos from the 70s and 80s and so on) makes me wonder yet again why current-day movies set in this time never seem to be able to get the hair and clothing right. I was in the 7th grade. This is pretty much how it was.

February 5, 2014 · 1 min · 65 words

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The old man turned back at his coffee, took a sip, and then looked back at me. “In fact, I’ve done lots of things that haven’t been done before”, he said half-smiling. Not sure if he was simply toying with me or not, my curiousity got the better of me. Oh really? Like what types of things? , All the while, half-thinking he was going to make up something fairly non-impressive....

December 13, 2013 · 1 min · 150 words

📺 Grace Hopper – Nanoseconds

Grace Hopper – Nanoseconds (via YouTube ) 1 ns = 11,8″ That is: 29,972 cm ~ A4 paper height

December 9, 2013 · 1 min · 19 words

🔗 The Elements of Style

The Elements of Style (via jslint_com – Yahoo Groups ) According to Wikipedia: The Elements of Style (1918), by William Strunk, Jr. and E. B. White, is a prescriptive American English writing style guide comprising eight “elementary rules of usage”, ten “elementary principles of composition”, “a few matters of form”, a list of forty-nine “words and expressions commonly misused”, and a list of fifty-seven “words often misspelled”.

December 9, 2013 · 1 min · 67 words

📜 When I left Sun to go to NeXT, I thought Objective-C was the coolest

When I left Sun to go to NeXT, I thought Objective-C was the coolest thing since sliced bread, and I hated C++. So, naturally when I stayed to start the (eventually) Java project, Obj-C had a big influence. James Gosling, being much older than I was, he had lots of experience with SmallTalk and Simula68, which we also borrowed from liberally. Patrick Naughton (in Java Was Strongly Influenced by Objective-C )...

November 11, 2013 · 1 min · 82 words

🔗 High Scalability – Expandability: Steve Wozniak’s Biggest Success and Nolan Bushnell’s Biggest Regret

High Scalability – Expandability: Steve Wozniak’s Biggest Success and Nolan Bushnell’s Biggest Regret Lesson: Think Geek The lesson: when your grownup self compels you to be lean and create something minimally viable – think geek. It may not make your accountants happy, but your “just because it seems like a great thing” idea might be exactly what you need to become more successful than you can possibly imagine.

September 30, 2013 · 1 min · 68 words

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(via Should A Logo Be Timeless? – The Logo Company )

September 23, 2013 · 1 min · 11 words

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we-are-star-stuff: If you’re interested in an IT degree and career, coding can be pretty intimidating. From understanding common programming languages to deciphering programming from developing, learning to code is necessary in today’s IT industry. The ability to implement a variety of programming languages can help you decide which coding career path is correct for you. Additionally, comprehending multiple popular programming languages will make you more marketable in the IT industry at large....

July 31, 2013 · 1 min · 73 words

🔗 Dieter Rams: Design by Vitsœ

Dieter Rams: Design by Vitsœ Speech delivered in December 1976 to an audience at Jack Lenor Larsen’s New York showroom: The designer must be the gestaltingenieur or creative engineer. They synthesise the completed product from the various elements that make up its design. Their work is largely rational, meaning that aesthetic decisions are justified by an understanding of the product’s purpose.

July 2, 2013 · 1 min · 61 words

📺 The Story of “Keep Calm and Carry On”

(via The Story of “Keep Calm and Carry On” | Just Hugo)

June 18, 2012 · 1 min · 12 words

📺 How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries

How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries (by TEDEducation ) ( Source: https://www.youtube.com/ )

April 3, 2012 · 1 min · 14 words