Previous week did't had many interesting news & tuts, except:
  1. Videogames and the Spirit of Capitalism, which naturally leads to How to effectively use Civ IV in higher education.
  2. WhatsApp and the Erosion of the Network Effect - why build more networks when everyone is already on the telephone network?
  3. Using Parallax Scrolling without Overdoing It, if this may be of any use to you.
  4. Or else, you could be Using CSS Transitions to SlideUp and SlideDown.
  5. You may also like to Kickstart Your Project With INIT And Grunt.
  6. Which begs the question: Responsive Design Frameworks: Just Because You Can, Should You?.
  7. Last, but not least, Why C++?. Alegedly... because "it's fun!" :-), according to a survey report.

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Not quite a top 10 for last week:

  1. A Brief History of Mind-Bending Ideas About Black Holes, while Stephen Hawking claims that black holes do not exist.
  2. Quantum Microscope Uses Spooky Entangled Photons To See Better, you know, for those moments when unentangled photons just aren't enough.
  3. You Gotta Fight For Your Right to Repair Your Car in an time when modern cars have more code in them than fighter jets.
  4. Following last week's demise of Flappy Bird, here's more proof than gamming is bad for your health: Norwegian shooter threatens hunger strike to get a PS3 in prison.
  5. And also here’s Conan O’Brien’s vision for turning Microsoft around if he were named CEO.
  6. The Internet Map, an interactive view from Cool Infographics.
  7. A tutorial on Building A Simple File Server With OWIN and Katana in 17 lines of code.


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Here we go again... The links for previous week(s) are:

  1. On the news: Microsoft names Nadella new CEO, Gates steps down as board chairman to replace Ballmer, while Gates returns to help.
  2. Dread Pirate Roberts 2.0: An interview with Silk Road’s new boss
  3. A new code obfuscation method: Cryptography Breakthrough Could Make Software Unhackable, unless we prefer the old fashioned way.
  4. Task automation: Let This Robot Write An Employee Farewell Letter For You
  5. A nice review of The Squalid Grace of Flappy Bird and the grotesque nature of games.
  6. More on consoles: Microsoft plans cheaper, disc-free, white Xbox Ones in 2014, plus plenty more semi-reliable rumors regarding Microsoft's plans.
  7. Nice tip from code-project: Compiling C# Code at Runtime, but is this usefull when having generics and lambdas?
  8. For newbies: Azure Blobs with Node.js and Express, plus a Node.js tutorial in Getting started with Node.js
  9. A tutorial on Using .NET HttpClient to capture partial Responses if you want to control bandwidth.
  10. Offbeat: Now In Japan: Giant Cyborg Cockroaches


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