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Open Source Bridge

A new conference that aims to help people get into open source, running June 17-19 in Portland. The sessions look great—wish they were planning to take it al...
June 05, 2009

Social Media Stack

Way back when (2002?), a lot of web sites used the LAMP stack: Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP/Perl/Python. (These days, it would probably be LARP: Linux, Apac...
June 05, 2009

A Cautionary Tale About Empirical Studies

Studies of speed dating have shown that men typically ask for follow-ups with about half of the women they spend a few minutes with, while women only want to...
June 05, 2009