"Press-release-first product development" - the culture at #AWS
What irritates me: code repository hosting services where you can sign in with GitHub?! That's like signing in to Google+ with your Facebook account!
This is a funny story (it's from Failbook, after all) but at the same time it gives insight into how our society values celebrity: http://buff.ly/IUn3I2
Engineers should take responsibility for the ethical implications of the products they design and built:
Great article from ReadWrite on the importance of an #API for every company:
Corruption is one of the roots of evil! This report shows how different countries rank in terms of corruption: http://buff.ly/1gNXl3R
The #startup Layer wants to solve the issue of interoperability between messaging walled gardens like WhatsApp and Facebook and since they have the creator of #Jabber/#XMPP on board, this might actually be promising: #openweb
This GigaOM article highlights the issue that a lot of devices in offices and public spaces are not taken off power even if nobody uses them and how technology could take over responsibility for turning them off:
Bop.fm - this tool might come in handy for sharing music on social networks and making sure everybody can listen to it in the best way possible:
Cleaning up the attic and found a comic about a spaceship with a crew of pets which I drew as a kid! - photos.app.net/16806810/1
reposted from Brianna (@spacekatgal):
That’s why I’m posting this picture. A lot of people say technology is distancing us from one another. I say, we’re not the first generation to need a break from other humans. Surf, surf on your phone, I say. https://photos.app.net/16091345/1
reposted from Marcel Weiss (@marcelweiss):
The Period, Our Simplest Punctuation Mark, Has Become a Sign of Anger | New Republic
reposted from Kosso (@kosso):
I'm addicted to the command line.
I think it's terminal.
The world's first 24 hour #musicvideo, created by Pharell Williams: http://buff.ly/IjIuSk
The website features a huge clock overlay on which you select the segment of the video you want to watch. Nice!
A great weekend ends with chai, kebab and great conversations with @naturtrunken .
Closing remarks. #bcrm13 is over. Great weekend!