Google today released a new spiffy page called Music Timeline. The visualization tool uses aggregated data from Google Play Music to show how artists and genres have gained and dropped …
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Virtually every programming language is too big. Language standards have difficulty removing unnecessary features but as users we can choose not to use it.
I would say you can do 100% with knowing 50% of the language.
Douglas Crockford (via tracyhinds)
This is GIRLGEEKKAMPALA, the Ugandan initiative turning women into tech entrepreneurs The program was set up by Christine Ampaire, Richard Zulu, and Victor Miclovich, three tech leaders from Uganda frustrated with the barriers holding women back from careers in STEM. They not only put on…
Check out this hacker’s flying contraption that can hijack other drones and turn them into zombie drones… then jump into the comments because the creator showed up.
Disney Graphs (via Oh My Disney Blog)
Well, that certain sums up my feelings towards Google.
Pseudocode is similar to code, but much easier to understand. Writing in pseudocode is like sketching for programmers.
Before an artist starts a painting, they first sketch their idea in pencil. When programmers want to sketch their ideas, they do it in pseudocode. Pseudocode isn’t code because a computer would not be able to understand it, instead it’s shorthand for what you are planning to code.