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A Healthy Dose of Scepticism

Titus Brown’s latest post (which opens with, “The latest hot idea for making a protein-protein interaction database leaves me lukewarm”) should be read by ev...
December 24, 2008

Course on High Performance Web Sites

Steve Souders, author of High Performance Web Sites, is now teaching a course on the subject at Stanford. Guest lecturers are from Plaxo, Google, Netflix, an...
December 24, 2008

40 Years Ago

I can just barely remember lying on the living room floor watching the first moon landing on a little black and white TV. (Apparently, I turned to the adults...
December 24, 2008

Ironic, Isn’t It?

Via Simon Willison: Merb (the “other” Ruby-based third-generation web programming framework) is being merged into Ruby on Rails 3. What this means in practic...
December 23, 2008