Teaching Novice Programmers How to Debug Their Code
1. What makes you say your code isn't working?
2. What did you expect your code to do and why?
3. What did your code do instead and how do you know?
programming  education  debugging 
9 days ago
iPhone 6 Screens Demystified
"Few days ago, Apple introduced iPhone 6 Plus. The new iPhone substantially changes the way graphics are rendered on screen. We've made an infographic to demystify this."
iphone  resolution  infographics 
10 days ago
Leader–member exchange theory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
'The best advice probably goes to the worker that understands LMX, "Get on the inside track immediately."' – theologic, Hacker News
management  career 
5 weeks ago
Isochrone map - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Map showing areas accessible within a certain amount of time.
urbanism  planning  map  data  visualization 
7 weeks ago
5 Steps to Safer Bike Lanes — Medium
Dashcam for your bike, then report offenders.
cycling  sf 
7 weeks ago
Amazon's Scorpion Problem - Feld Thoughts
"1. AWS is not the low price provider.
2. AWS is not the best product at anything – most of their features are mediocre knock offs of other products.
3. AWS is unbelievably lousy at support.
4. Once you are at $200k / month of spend, it’s cheaper and much more effective to build your own infrastructure."
amazon  was 
7 weeks ago
Constant of constants - The Pug Automatic
Create an Array of constants that are constants. Nice tip.
ruby  tips 
9 weeks ago
Startups Around the World
"This year I went to Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Croatia and had a chance to visit startups in each of those countries. One lasting impression from all my trips was the quality of products being created. These is no question in my mind that most of the technical talent in the world exists outside the US."
june 2014
In search of the transcendent taqueria / Our critic puts 85 beloved Bay Area burrito joints to the test - SFGate
Best burritos in the Bay Area, circa 2006:

Cactus Taqueria - 5642 College Ave. (at Shafter), Oakland

Cancun Taqueria - 2134 Allston Way (at Shattuck), Berkeley

El Burrito Express - 1812 Divisadero St. (at Bush), S.F.

El Farolito - 2779 Mission St. (at 24th St.), S.F.

El Metate - 2406 Bryant St. (at 22nd Street), S.F.

La Cumbre - 515 Valencia (at 16th Street), S.F.

La Fonda - 712 Irving (near Eighth Avenue), S.F.

La Luna Market and Taqueria - 1153 Rutherford Road (near Hwy. 29), Rutherford

La Taqueria - 2889 Mission (at 25th Street)

Papalote - 3409 24th St. (at Valencia), S.F.

Sancho's - 3205 Oak Knoll (near Canyon Rd.), Redwood City

Tacos El Grullense - 1280 El Camino Real (at Jefferson), Redwood City

Taqueria Cancun - 2288 Mission (at 19th Street) S.F.

Taqueria El Castillito - 136 Church (near 14th Street), S.F.

Taqueria La Mexicana - 250 Hwy. 1 (near Hwy. 92), Half Moon Bay

Taqueria La Morena - 307 Baden Ave. (near Linden), South S.F.

Taqueria Reina's - 1550 Howard (at Lafayette), S.F.

Taqueria San Francisco - 2794 24th St. (at York Street), S.F.

Taqueria Vallarta - 3033 24th St. (near Treat), S.F.

Tres Amigos - 270 Hwy. 1 (near Hwy 92), Half Moon Bay; (650) 726-6080
sf  bayarea  restaurant  burrito  mexican  food 
june 2014
A Better ID Generator For PostgreSQL
Distributed ID generation like Twitter's Snowflake.
database  postgresql  scaling 
june 2014
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