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Why I Like Go 2013/02/09

I visited with PagerDuty yesterday for a little Friday beer and pizza. While there I got started talking about Go. I was asked by Alex, their CEO, why I liked it. Several other people have asked me the same question recently, so I figured it was worth posting.

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About Steal 2012/05/30

Steal can only be measured when the VM *wants* to use CPU, but the hypervisor decided to run a different VM. i.e. something like 25% steal means that 25% of the time the vm was doing *nothing* when it really really wanted to do *something*.

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QOTD 2012/05/25

Fans want to watch their shows. They’ll pay to make that happen. Everything else is mired in enrenched interests. Find a way to make that happen and we’ll all agree that Firefly jumped the shark during its seventh season.

Via: http://kickingbear.com/blog/archives/305

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Some Rick Hickley talks to watch 2012/05/21

Simple Made Easy

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Interesting Links from Maker Faire 2012/05/20

http://www.oyoglasses.com/ - Personalized, 3D printed glasses. Signed up for the beta. I already want, want, want.

http://myrobotnation.com - Make a robot via a gui tool, submit it and they print it with a 3D printer and mail it to you.

http://cubify.com/cube/ - A 3D printer designed for 'home use'.

http://tinkercad.com - Simple 3D 'CAD' program  + design sharing website + printing/shipping (via sites likes Ponoko) or printing at home via STL download.

http://store.earthlcd.com/LCD-Products/ezLCD - Easy, intelligent programmable, TOUCH LCD.

http://calhauntsnorcal.com/ - Haunter's Society of NorCal.

http://www.thingiverse.com/ - Design sharing site.

http://wizbots.com/ - Robotics summer camps.

http://www.educreations.com/ - Create & share video lessons ... ROll your own Khan Academy

http://h2mdk.com/ - Hydrogen Fuel Cell for you project.

http://www.root-1.com/ - Possibly interesting learning program(s) for kids. Need to investigate more.

http://store.diydrones.com/ - Drone parts

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