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Links You Don't Want to Miss (May 20)

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Verify, standardize, and correct the Big 4 + more– name, email, phone and global addresses – try our Data Quality APIs now at Melissa Developer Portal!

9 Lessons Software Developers Can Learn from Brian Eno
Versatile artist and musician Brian Eno offers some interesting insights into creative problem solving in this recent lecture he gave at the Red Bull Music Academy.

Lecture: Brian Eno (New York, 2013) from Red Bull Music Academy on Vimeo.


A Promise-Based ORM for Node.js
Built on the Knex query builder, Bookshelf.js extends the Model & Collection foundations of Backbone.js.

Developer Wages Fall 2% in US 
With an expanding workforce to choose from, it seems that US employers are starting to hire younger programmers at a lower wage.

Codebunk: A Virtual Pair-Programming Tool
“A man must have a Code” - Bunk (from The Wire)


NEWS

Google Unveils Polymer Project
Check out Google’s interesting new take on a web components library.


Hacker in prison for ATM theft creates device to prevent ATM theft.
Valentin Boanta is currently serving 5 years in prison for supplying and designing ATM skimming devices (scanners placed on ATMs that steal your card info) to crime rings. To make amends, he has designed a device that makes the ones he previously designed useless.  


THE HOTNESS

Welcome to Google Island
The account of one Wired journalist visiting Google’s fictional (?) digital island. 

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