- 15 Awesome Dropbox Tips and Tricks with $100 Credit Giveaway | Web.AppStorm – There are a multitude of ways to use Dropbox and a plethora of tricks to make your daily computing easier.
- DropboxAddons/Dropboxen – Dropbox Wiki – Dropboxen enables you to run multiple Dropbox clients concurrently by automatically launching multiple instances of Dropbox.exe as different Windows users so Dropbox will store the shared files in each unique Windows user directory.
- SeaMicro drops an atom bomb on the server industry | VentureBeat – SeaMicro is dispelling the Silicon Valley myth that you can’t innovate in hardware anymore. The startup is announcing today it has created a server with 512 Intel Atom chips that gets supercomputer performance but uses 75 percent less power and space than current servers.
- The Four Meta Secrets of Scaling at Facebook – You can get the code right, you can get the products right, but you need to get the culture right first. If you don't get the culture right then your company won't scale.
- Red Hat’s CEO: Clouds can become the mother of all lock-ins | Cloud Computing – InfoWorld – Red Hat announced Cloud Access, which will let enterprises use their subscriptions to support either traditional on-premise servers or servers hosted on Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud.
- InfoQ: The Need For Enterprise Agility – Vision and Case Study – Alan Shalloway discusses the need for lean enterprises to harmonize business with management and the technical team, offering advice for each component of the enterprise. Eileen Shuter presents Vanguard’s journey adopting Agile then gradually moving to Kanban, explaining why Kanban makes more sense to them, what it offers over Agile and what are the benefits.
- dzone.com – Why Application Architecture Should Matter to Spring Developers – The Java language and the Spring framework combination have excellent support for application layering, where each layer is represented by a Spring or Java stereotype: @Controller, @Service, @Entity and @Repository.
- iPhone now as fragmented as Android | VentureBeat – A lot of people thought that the Nexus One was Google’s entry into the handset market. This was actually far from the truth. The Nexus One is the equivalent of the Java Reference Implementation or UNIX POSIX and X/Open: a baseline of what handset manufacturers would have to support in order to create a real Android handset
- Geotagging games: Location, location, location | The Economist – Gowalla and Foursquare are all about the location; because they do just that one thing, they do it well
- Dilbert’s Scott Adams on Betting on the Bad Guys in Investing – WSJ.com – I have a theory that you should invest in the companies that you hate the most. The usual reason for hating a company is that the company is so powerful it can make you balance your wallet on your nose while you beg for their product.
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