ZeroMQ solves big problems in concurrent programming. It does this by ensuring that state is never shared between threads/processes, and the way it ensures that is by passing messages through queues dressed up as POSIX sockets. You can download ZeroMQ here...
I've been hearing about Docker lately. Fair disclosure: I am no Docker expert. I've just tinkered with it a little bit so far and this post is part of my process of getting acquainted with it, and I'll probably update this post if I learn anything noteworth...
There is a lot going on with crowd-funding these days. Over the past year or so, it has become huge. One might venture to say that it is a significant source of innovation in science, technology and art. Obviously there will be projects that cannot be crowd...
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Autodesk Acquires Instructables: What It Means for Makers
The big news this week was "Autodesk Acquires Instructables." It's taken me a few days of really thinking about this for my column. Autodesk
Bishop Cubes® 3D Puzzle: The Exercise Machine for Your Brain
Bishop Cubes is a puzzle and 3D space tiling toy. Train your brain with the shape-shifting puzzle . Slide the Cubes to create new shapes. W
Outer edges of Hurricane Sandy are bringing high winds and rains today -...
The outer reaches of Hurricane Sandy have arrived in Massachusetts, but the more damaging wind and rain is still not expected until about 10