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Alistair Atkinson
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Another giant of the computer industry, Dennis Richie, has passed away. His influence (and the code he wrote) is in your iPhone, your Android, your Mac, your PC, and in the servers that run Google, Amazon, and all your favorite web sites.
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The Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition lets us see beyond the capabilities of our unaided eyes. Almost 2000 entries from 70 countries vied for recognition in the 37th annual contest, whic...
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Steve Yegge on why there are better things to spend you time on than finding yet more efficient ways to share cat pictures (who knew?!?).
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Yeah I've had it bookmarked on my to-watch list for a while. Pleased to see he's no different in person to how he comes across on his blog :-)
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Astronomy photographer of the year competition. Wow.
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Has anyone had any luck with programming books for Kindle? I'm mainly referring to their formatting - from the few samples I've looked at, there seems to be a fairly large range from the better ones to the rest, some of which a truly bloody awful.

I don't ask for much, but a fixed-width font for the code listings is kinda a must-have...
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Hello, G+ world.
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Hey Joyce. Yeah I must say first impressions are good, will see how it goes once it's opened up I guess.
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Programming Language Checklist by Colin McMillen, Jason Reed, and Elly Jones. You appear to be advocating a new: [ ] functional [ ] imperative [ ] object-oriented [ ] procedural [ ] stack-based [ ] &q...
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Revisiting the Dataists Programming Language Rankings. Tweet. In December of last year, Drew Conway set out to quantitatively explore programming language popularity. Rather than choose between GitHub...
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Between Scala, Ceylon, and now Kotlin - someone please wake me up when there's a clear Java successor.
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You've got a bit of a vested interest in that though Hari, given where you work :-)
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Burnie, Tasmania - Launceston, Tasmania - Napier, New Zealand - Brisbane, Australia
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Prompt, friendly service at a reasonable price. Will use them again without hesitation if the need should arise.
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