Hanselman's Newsletter of Wonderful Things: February 26th, 2013
I have a "whenever I get around to doing it" Newsletter of Wonderful Things. Why a newsletter? I dunno. It seems more personal somehow. Fight me.
Still, it's one more site to check and it's a hassle for some of you Dear Readers. Therefore, I will still do the newsletter, but I'll post each newsletter to the blog some weeks later.
You can view all the previous newsletters here. You can sign up here Newsletter of Wonderful Things or just wait and get them later on the blog, which hopefully you have subscribed to.
Here's the LAST newsletter, delay-posted as I do.
Thanks again for signing up for this experiment. Here's some interesting things I've come upon this week. If you forwarded this (or if it was forwarded to you) a reminder, you signed up at http://hanselman.com/newsletter and the archive of all previous Newsletters is here.
- Penny Arcade reviews the Surface Pro http://flip.it/ckSfg
- Cloud Servers go down. Who Owns My Availability?
- Time to teach your kids how to program? Perhaps use scratch.mit.edu
- This is why Google Glass will never catch on.
- "Never waste your time explaining yourself to people who are committed to misunderstanding you. ~dream hampton"
- This is how people queue in Thailand.
- Inspiration for any http://futurewomanintech.com
- Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting
- My wife and I kept an audio diary last year while she had Cancer treatment. We turned it into a This Developer's Life episode.
- I've got two new videos up at TekPub you likely haven't seen.
- Aptiverse.com blog: Three CSS features you need to know about
- Is Speed Reading real?
- Great F# end to end example.
- These three dice don't follow the rules...of reality.
- BBC News - The babies who nap in sub-zero temperatures
- CR/LF is a problem. You're just another carriage return line feed in the wall
- How the futuristic cityscapes of 'Looper' were created
- TinySort, a truly useful jQuery plugin.
- The big LEGO X-Wing is coming back.
- Fascinating (and LONG) history of Pulp Fiction
- Treatment of the Veteran Who Shot bin Laden - Esquire
- Chasing an active Social Engineering Fraud at Amazon Kindle
- When the world ends, who knows how to make a pencil?
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Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. He is a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.
Basically the linked article can be summed up in a single racist statement. "Shut up cracker boy, you got it made."
Is that really working for diversity? I say not!
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