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New Analyst Report Calls Agile a Scam, Says It's An Easy Out For Lazy Devs
agile can be summarized as "just do it".
it works well,in my experience, at cranking
out code and a semi usable product.
after a few years of bolting on enhancements
you may wish you spent more time designing.
however, it's easy to design something that don't work.
at least with agile you get something working fast.
as fast as the web changes, we really need
fast solutions to current problems.
Google Deprecates Translation API
what a shame
several people invested our time to build
a useful maven plugin using the translate API.
google should offer a commitment when
it publishes an API
that way we can decide upfront if we want
to risk our free time
Google TV Suffers Setback
How do geeks interpret these Amazon ratings for the Logitech Revue?
5 star: (58)
4 star: (43)
3 star: (15)
2 star: (15)
1 star: (29)
To me, a big geek, Google TV is a great value. I'm voting with my wallet...
It works so well, that I've cancelled my $65 a month AT&T Uverse TV subscription.
In 4.6 months, Google TV will be free and I'll be pocketing $65 a month.
The time I use to spend watching re-runs on Uverse, I now spend
- using the Netflix app to stream videos
- using the built-in chrome browser to surf the web, ck email, watch podcasts, watch
- using DLNA to wirelessly listen to my music collection on my sterio,
watch my pictures and videos on my big screen (from my Windows 7 VMware VM), etc.
When the Android Market to opens, I'll be downloading new apps....
But as far as a bad rating goes, I don't see where people are coming from.
Maybe they're caught in some reality distortion field, or have some axe to grind.
Sahara Solar To Power Half the World By 2050
it's short-term thinking like this that got us into this mess...
We know the sun is scheduled to burn out, so why build a power infrastructure around it?
Zed PM is the only way to go.
Devs Grapple With 100+ Versions of Android
A Flash (or some other) VM that runs on all flavors of android will solve this.
If Jobs would allow Flash on the iphone/ipad then we could write once, and run on all mobile devices (RIM, Android, Apple, WebOS)
eLEGS Exoskeleton Allows Paraplegics To Walk
I've been in a wheelchair for 20+ years, from a spinal injury when I was 20.
I wonder if only newly injured people will benefit from this technology.
My bones are probably too brittle to support me even with an exoskeleton.
Probably will need years of bone therapy before I could use this.
But I'd certainly be willing to try, just so I could look down at people again.
It would really freak people out, cause I'm 6" but they're used to looking down at me.
Wonder if they'll have some dance and ass-kickin modes too.