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What I’m Reading on 12/09/2014

R, Swift soar in language search popularity in 2014 | InfoWorld “Stalwarts like Java, PHP, and C++ remain highly popular but are dropping in Tiobe’s year-end ratings” tags: bs swift r USDA Announces 2015 Agricultural Outlook Forum Speakers, Theme “Smart Agriculture in the 21st Century” | USDA Newsroom “The plenary…

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What I’m Reading on 12/07/2014

App aims to hook anglers with big data | Business Times | BDlive “THE sport of fishing may be about to experience its biggest revolution since the 1920s, thanks to an app developed by a Swedish start-up.” tags: bs app fishing big data Posted from Diigo. The rest of my…

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What I’m Reading on 12/05/2014

My Computer Language is Better than Yours — Backchannel — Medium “The new languages give programmers some helpful legs up, to be sure. Google’s Go is structured to simplify the work of making code run “concurrently,” smoothing the way for programmers to create and juggle portions of a program that…

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What I’m Reading on 12/02/2014

Use the “22 Colors of Maximum Contrast” to Organize Your Calendars “Color-coded calendars are a great way to organize your life, but after the first few colors, it can be hard to tell them all apart. This chart, which showcases Kenneth L. Kelly’s 22 colors of maximum contrast, provides a…

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What I’m Reading on 12/02/2014

Use the “22 Colors of Maximum Contrast” to Organize Your Calendars “Color-coded calendars are a great way to organize your life, but after the first few colors, it can be hard to tell them all apart. This chart, which showcases Kenneth L. Kelly’s 22 colors of maximum contrast, provides a…

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What I’m Reading on 11/22/2014

This font could help dyslexics read better – CNET “Inspired by his own experiences with dyslexia, Dutch designer Christian Boer developed a font to make reading easier.” tags: bs font cnet Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here. © Robert S. Sutor for Bob Sutor, 2014.…

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What I’m Reading on 11/22/2014

This font could help dyslexics read better – CNET “Inspired by his own experiences with dyslexia, Dutch designer Christian Boer developed a font to make reading easier.” tags: bs font cnet Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here. © Robert S. Sutor for Bob Sutor, 2014.…

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What I’m Reading on 11/17/2014

The Most Powerful Way to End a Presentation | Inc.com “There are many tips for delivering a great presentation, and while it is important to grab your audience at the beginning, what you do at the end can make all the difference in your presentation’s overall impact and success.” tags:…

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What I’m Reading on 11/17/2014

The Most Powerful Way to End a Presentation | Inc.com “There are many tips for delivering a great presentation, and while it is important to grab your audience at the beginning, what you do at the end can make all the difference in your presentation’s overall impact and success.” tags:…

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Ubuntu 14.04, a Samsumg TV monitor, and fixing ugly fonts

Today I installed Ubuntu 14.04 dual-boot on an Acer machine that came preinstalled with Microsoft Windows 8.0 but has been upgraded to Windows 8.1. It’s slightly trickier to do this on modern machines, but there are good instructions available on the web. I installed Ubuntu from a USB stick. The…

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Ubuntu 14.04, a Samsumg TV monitor, and fixing ugly fonts

Today I installed Ubuntu 14.04 dual-boot on an Acer machine that came preinstalled with Microsoft Windows 8.0 but has been upgraded to Windows 8.1. It’s slightly trickier to do this on modern machines, but there are good instructions available on the web. I installed Ubuntu from a USB stick. The…

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What I’m Reading on 11/14/2014

Google releases tools for developing Android apps in C/C++ – SD Times “Google has announced version 1.0 of fplutil, a set of small libraries and tools used to develop C and C++ Android apps. Fplutil comes out of Google’s Fun Propulsion Labs, a team devoted to improving gaming on Android…

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What I’m Reading on 11/14/2014

Google releases tools for developing Android apps in C/C++ – SD Times “Google has announced version 1.0 of fplutil, a set of small libraries and tools used to develop C and C++ Android apps. Fplutil comes out of Google’s Fun Propulsion Labs, a team devoted to improving gaming on Android…

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What I’m Reading on 11/13/2014

Ballmer says machine learning will be the next era of computer science | Computerworld “Ballmer, who stepped down from Microsoft‘s board of directors in August, spoke about the future of computer science as he announced a donation to Harvard University that will enable the school to expand its computer science…

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What I’m Reading on 11/13/2014

Ballmer says machine learning will be the next era of computer science | Computerworld “Ballmer, who stepped down from Microsoft‘s board of directors in August, spoke about the future of computer science as he announced a donation to Harvard University that will enable the school to expand its computer science…

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What I’m Reading on 11/12/2014

Liu Cixin’s ‘The Three-Body Problem’ Is Published in U.S. – NYTimes.com “With a state-owned power plant in nearby Shanxi Province temporarily shut down to reduce air pollution, one of its engineers, Liu Cixin, is using the free time to work on his hobby: reigning as China’s best-selling science-fiction author.” tags:…

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What I’m Reading on 11/12/2014

Liu Cixin’s ‘The Three-Body Problem’ Is Published in U.S. – NYTimes.com “With a state-owned power plant in nearby Shanxi Province temporarily shut down to reduce air pollution, one of its engineers, Liu Cixin, is using the free time to work on his hobby: reigning as China’s best-selling science-fiction author.” tags:…

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What I’m Reading on 11/11/2014

First take: Apple’s Swift speeds programming — GCN “For government – and Apple – the timing couldn’t be better, as federal agencies are shifting rapidly to a mobile-first mindset. This means that the mobile user experience is becoming the primary or default interface for all applications, government and commercial alike,…

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What I’m Reading on 11/11/2014

First take: Apple’s Swift speeds programming — GCN “For government – and Apple – the timing couldn’t be better, as federal agencies are shifting rapidly to a mobile-first mindset. This means that the mobile user experience is becoming the primary or default interface for all applications, government and commercial alike,…

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