I’ve been thinking about ideas recently. What it takes to move from neurons in one person’s head to changing the lives of many. The essence of an idea can be documented in a software’s backend system. Hidden behind the buttons you click on and input boxes you type into is a backend describes complex “business… Continue reading Want to Spread an Idea Fast? Describe it with Software.
MIT released its report on Aaron Swartz (.pdf) this morning. It is interesting to read about the amount of energy and concerted effort around Swartz, in contrast to Edward Snowden. Swartz’ prosecution and MIT’s “neutrality” to that effort seem sad when taken in the context of President Obama’s comment on June 27th where he said “No,… Continue reading Swartz vs Snowden OR Resist Restrictions that Seem Arbitrary or Capricious
Sunita Williams gives a 25 minute tour of the International Space Station. Amazing!
Stanford was kind enough to release all of its CS 193P iPhone / iOS Application Development course under Creative Commons. The lecture videos [iTunes link] are available for free download through iTunes U. When I went in search for the course files, I found them all individually linked on the course downloads page. Since I don’t want… Continue reading Course Files for Stanford CS 193P iPhone / iOS App Development Winter 2010