A useful model of 18 different ways to monetize your APIs. See what models Twitter, Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, PayPal, and many other companies fall under.
More Experiences From The Guy Who Blogs About Working on StarCraft and WarCraft
DZone did an interview with Patrick Wyatt, a veteran of the gaming industry, and his stories are just amazing. Anyone with an interest in Computer Science will enjoy this blog.
Salt, a Puppet/Chef Replacement, Gaining Mainstream Attention
When I found Salt last year it looked like it had potential to become very widespread. Now we can see it's getting attention in this article from the Linux Journal. Another open source release engineering tool that I think has a lot of potential is Ansible.
Hadoop 2.0.3 Alpha Release
This release will be the introduction to YARN, which devised resources management and job life-cycle management into separate components within the Job Tracker.
jenv: A JDK Manager for the Command Line
Inspired by rbenv , jenny allows facilities to manage different versions of Java on a per project basis all on the same machine.
Be a Google Glass Beta Tester for $1,500
Pay $1,500 to look like a dork...
Google Glass is so futuristic it's like wearing a Segway on your face— Matt Novak (@paleofuture) February 20, 2013
Harlem Shake Any Website
You know you want to...
Wise-Ass Comments About Higgs-Boson Doomsday
While all the commenters joke about the doomsday predicted by the Higgs-Boson related data, one man contemplates whether he will have his mortgage payed off in time.