A talk from beyond tellerrand // DÜSSELDORF 2014.
Microsoft stock hit all-time highs this week, a reflection of investor confidence in Nadella’s pivot away from flagging consumer services like smartphones and toward business software delivered on the web. A company that for much of the 2000s tried in vain to fashion itself in the model of Apple or Google found a better target in its back yard in Amazon.com.
Here is a gallery of National Geographic's 52 best images of the year—curated from 91 photographers, 107 stories, and 2,290,225 photographs.
A curated list of awesome Python frameworks, libraries, software and resources.
Whoosh is a library of classes and functions for indexing text and then searching the index. It allows you to develop custom search engines for your content. For example, if you were creating blogging software, you could use Whoosh to add a search function to allow users to search blog entries.
The Tyrant is over 56 inches (1.4m) long and weighs approximately 70 lbs (32kg) with a full load (the interior adds a lot of weight). That makes it about 20 inches longer -- and quite a few times heavier -- than the classic LEGO UCS version.
Instantly generate a responsive, free, website.
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Bill Gates shares his book recommendations for 2016. The list includes “String Theory” by David Foster Wallace, “Shoe Dog” by Phil Knight, “The Gene” by Siddhartha Mukherjee, “The Myth of the Strong Leader” by Archie Brown, and “The Grid” by Gretchen Bakke.