25 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Dan Tello of Viget.com Blogs 17 days ago.
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The Power of Transforms

Before bundling your JavaScript, Browserify makes it easy for you to preprocess your files through a number of transforms before including them in the bundle. This is how you'd compile .coffee or .hbs files into your bundle as valid JavaScript.

The most common way to do this is by listing your transforms in a browserify.transform object your package.json file. Browserify will apply the transforms in the order in which they're listed. …

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Lower Power, Higher Savings

The biggest power sucker was the XBee radio. It was always on and drawing about 50mA of current. The XBee Series 2 offers a bit more power savings when on and also has a more robust interface that allows us to put it in sleep mode. However, it still has a steep price. The better option is the nRF24l01+ series from Nortic. They are very inexpensive on Amazon.com , have an SDK for the Arduino, sleep mode capability, and gives us automatic transmission …

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On Pragmatic Bookshelf 2 months ago.
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Functional Programming in Java: Harnessing the Power of Java 8 Lambda Expressions, now in print

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By Eli Fatsi of Viget.com Blogs 3 months ago.
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Step #5 Engage The Power Of Texting

The website is up, our Raspberry Pi is fairly good at determining the availability of the parking spot, all is sweet. But what if you're on the go and don't have good access to the internet, or still think flip phones are the way to true happiness? Not a problem! Thanks to the awesome service Twilio provides, you can literally send the app a text, and you'll get a response with the parking spot status in seconds. You find out that it's …

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By Morgan Flatley of New Relic 4 months ago.
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…a multi-user, time-sharing operating system for the data center computer?

Get the answers in Ben's FutureStack presentation as he dissects the data center computer in the following video.

Continue to check our blog for updates on next year's FutureStack14!

The post Computer Architecture Has Hit a Power Wall appeared first on New Relic blog .

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Giant Robots Podcast Episode 71: The Power of the Truth :

Josh Clayton and Ben Orenstein interview each other about their managing director positions.

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By Scott Becker of Synthesis 11 months ago.
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…to start? What is your reward for completing them? Here lies the answer. You can hijack your existing habits by planning to do a different routine or give yourself a different reward for an existing habit by figuring out the cue that triggers it.

For more info, see " How Habits Work " by the author of the article mentioned above, and the book " The Power of Habit ".

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By Adam Keys of The Real Adam 11 months ago.
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…eighty nine!" is the first thing shouted in Public Enemy's "Fight the Power", marking the historical context for what Chuck D is about to tell us.

Why is this? I suspect it underlies the act of making music. Besides hit factory music, i.e. ear worms you hear on the radio, a musician's goal is to make something expressive. Expressiveness often leads to qualities that give a piece endurance; timelessness, nostalgia, high quality. Expressiveness is less often an objective …

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On jlaine.net 12 months ago.
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The Power of Email

As a geek it might be easy to dismiss email as a communication method as old-fashioned and something people mostly ignore. I mean, everyone prefers to get their daily RSS fix or (nowadays) read about your stuff on Twitter. Nothing could be further from the truth. Growing a list of email newsletter subscribers is by far the most effective method of reaching your audience. There are a couple of reasons for this. Firstly, it is way more personal. Most email list software lets …

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