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05.09.2013
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Google Glass’s sensors
This guy probed the depth of Glass’s kernal source code to dig up specifics about Glass’s sensors and hardware. He found a Texas Instruments OMAP4430, built in accelerometer, gyroscope, and compass; a microcontroller to read your (potentially creepy?) winks, and a proximity sensor.

Web App on a Floppy
Does your HTML5 app fit on a three-and-a-half inch floppy? Brad Gessler suggests, only half-facetiously, that it should.

Nick Gentry's floppy disk art via Gadget Review.

4 Reasons to Learn SQL
After realizing that a backend developer friend questioned this teacher’s insistence on the importance of learning SQL, Michael Herman responded with four compelling reasons to learn SQL, even if you aren’t a backend developer.

News

NuoDB 1.1 Released
The recent release of NuoDB focuses on the team’s recognition of the many Windows developers who have started working with the NoSQL solution.  Additions include the ADO.NET driver and resolution of over 120 product issues.

Giraph Turns 1.0
Apache’s distributed graph processing tool Giraph hits 1.0.

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Shit Recruiters Say
Hello [Name], we are looking for “engineers.”

Pong in CSS3
A fully playable version of Pong written entirely in CSS3. (Only works in Chrome at the moment). 

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