Tag: SOCIETY

Readings for Lunch — [ 26 Oct 2017 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Ctrl+C. Ctrl+V, Ctrl+V, Ctrl+V… (source)

SOCIETY

It’s all about Me, Inc – how to get ahead in the age of egonomics

In a world ruled by social media, online image is the key to success, and now a host of services are springing up to optimise your personal brand –
by supplying fake followers, monetising your pets or revealing how to write an Amazon bestseller overnight.
(via April Apricot)

WEB

The Web for the entire world

One of the powers of the web is its tremendous reach.
With the growing reach of the internet, the web’s reach is further extending into new areas with new challenges.

Readings for Lunch — [ 23 Feb 2017 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Beautiful amazing world (source)

PROGRAMMING

Programming with nothing

Ruby is a powerful language, but how much power does it have if you remove all of its datatypes except some small feature?

SOCIETY

Refugees’ stories told through their smartphones

For many OF the 65 million refugees worldwide displaced by war or persecution, a cellphone is a lifeline. A smartphone provides a means of staying in touch with loved ones, of keeping up with the news, or navigating their way to safety. It carries pictures of those they’ve left behind, those they’ve lost, and those they hope to find. And each is as unique as the person carrying it.

Readings for Lunch — [ 29 Nov 2016 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Shadow play: Vincent Bal's shady sketches – in pictures (source)

SOCIETY

Married to someone with anxiety

Steve Whyley wrote a post about what it is like being married to someone who has anxiety.

SYSTEM

How Supervisors Work

In Erlang (and Elixir) supervisors are processes which manage child processes and restart them when they crash. In this post Josh Bodah is going to take a look at the details of how supervisors are implemented.