Tag Archive: tools

Mar 27

Nifty Things for Week Ending 27 March

Geekly Toys & Games B-EX, B the Flying Car, B GO Beyond Riding on street Car tracks — This looks like fun! Put a train horn on a bike and confuse everyone Hardware Rugged POD | Imagination is more important than knowledge — Open Hardware project for running waterproof, weather hardened servers without a data …

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Mar 22

Docker Cleanup

After a time, Docker containers and images build up and can eat disk space. Failed docker build invocations can leave a lot of artifacts behind. The following commands can help. Many of them say ‘not all containers could be removed’; this has to do with the header from docker ps. Usually this can be ignored. …

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Mar 20

Nifty Things for Week Ending 20 March

Welcome to the Vernal Equinox. Hopefully this means that Fimbulwinter is averted once more! Blast from the Past Random Quotes — using Ruby to get a random quote from ThinkExist Data Visualization 30 Simple Tools For Data Visualization | Co.Design | business + design Gephi – The Open Graph Viz Platform Datavisualization.ch Selected Tools dimple …

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Feb 13

Nifty Things for Week of 13 February 2015

Programming How to Pair Program — Medium An introduction to visual programming using NoFlo | Rawkes Doctor Who game helps kids to learn to code | Ars Technica Freebies Get 2GB of free Google Drive storage by checking your internet security settings | ITworld — Only good thru 17 February. Data More Data, Less Accuracy …

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Feb 06

Nifty Things for Week of 6 February 2015

Historical Footnotes Medieval Scribe: “Oh My God, I’m So Hungover” | Tor.com Gaming (pointlessly) Above and beyond the call of duty. — A Paranoia Adventure Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi 2 on sale now at $35 | Raspberry Pi — Upgraded CPU & Memory; same price Flotilla for Raspberry Pi – Friendly Electronics — Flotilla is …

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Feb 01

Nifty Things for Week of 30 January 2015

Big Data Command-line tools can be 235x faster than your Hadoop cluster — for certain tasks and data sets, hadoop is not the best choice. maxogden/dat — Dat is an open source project that provides a streaming interface between every file format and data storage backend. Cloud Computing Docker on a raspberry pi | Xebia …

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Jan 16

Nifty Things for Week 16 January 2015

Quotes 10 Best Quotes from Linus Torvalds’ Keynote at LinuxCon Europe | Linux.com Open Source Pick a License, any License A Quick Guide to GPLv3 Copyleft and the GNU General Public License: A Comprehensive Tutorial and Guide Software Freedom Law Center Guide to GPL Compliance 2nd Edition SPDX — The Software Package Data Exchange® (SPDX®) …

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Jan 02

Nifty Things for Week 2 Jan 2015

Tools Taiga — Open Source agile project management. Supports Scrum & Kanban out of the box. Open Daylight — Software defined networking Cloud OSv — Open Source Operating System designed for Cloud Mesosphere DCOS: One command control of data center services Life Lessons 5 Lessons I Learned at Ebay So You Want to be a …

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Dec 26

Nifty Things for Week of 26 December

Arts and Crafts Albert Einstein and Marie Curie as snowflakes? Genius Fun Stuff The 2014 Chemistry Advent Calendar Data Cassandra vs MongoDB vs CouchDB vs Redis vs Riak vs HBase vs Couchbase vs OrientDB vs Aerospike vs Neo4j vs Hypertable vs ElasticSearch vs Accumulo vs VoltDB vs Scalaris comparison generatedata.com — generate “random” datasets. It …

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Dec 19

Nifty Things for Week of December 19

These are various and sundry interesting things I’ve come across during the week. Random The Icelandic word for raccoon is þvottabjörn which means “laundry bear.” — @SamuelMoen All the Pretty Things Christmas Experiments: Advent Calendar of Open Web Technologies Cloud Computing StackStorm vs. AWS Lambda: Event-Driven Computing vs. Event-Driven Operations AWS Lambda Announcing Snappy Ubuntu …

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