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The Whys and Hows of the Oslo Namespace Change
During the Kilo cycle the Oslo team has been busy deprecating the oslo. namespace in all of our projects. The first question this probably raises for most people is: why? Unfortunately the answer to that is not simple, and I'm not sure I understand some of the deeper details of it myself.
openstack 
yesterday
How the Home Telephone Sparked the User-Centered Design Revolution
A new book and corresponding Cooper Hewitt exhibit—both called Beautiful Users---survey products past and present designed with the human form in mind. American industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss created the Model 302 phone for Bell Labs, to be given to AT&T consumers.
design  usability 
2 days ago
What standardized testing and schools could learn from Target – Quartz
Excerpted from Anya Kamenetz’s latest book, The test: Why our schools are obsessed with standardized testing—but you don’t have to be, published by PublicAffairs.
education 
2 days ago
Obama wants community college to be “as free and universal” as high school – Quartz
As predicted, US President Barack Obama discussed student privacy, early childcare, and free community college during his State of the Union address (and he left the controversial topic of No Child Left Behind and the future of standardized testing for another time, it seems).
politics  education 
2 days ago
Ars’ small taste of no-tech travel
PORTLAND, Ore.—As I drove toward the final meal of my overnight stay in Portland, I saw a distraught man gesturing wildly at the car I was driving. Having no idea whether he was hailing help or pointing out a flat tire, I rolled the driver's side window down.
travel  technology 
2 days ago
The Most Important Item in Your Wardrobe
Please Repeat: The sports jacket is the most important item in your wardrobe this season. You will be wearing it all day, every day, no kidding. (As you can see in these pages, there are countless ways to style it, whether you've got business to handle or you're simply hanging out.
clothes 
5 days ago
Master of Engineering Management
Engineering management is a multidisciplinary field composed of the courses listed in the points of the star. All of these facets need consideration when managing projects and leading people. MSN rates engineering management jobs as top paying positions.
management  education 
5 days ago
Neutron versus Chaos Monkey: Is Neutron Reliable At Scale?
What would happen if you took a perfectly good OpenStack pod and then injected a heavy dose of network chaos?   This blog post is about what happened next.
openstack  networking 
5 days ago
T-Mobile owner says “Un-carrier” business unsustainable without merger
The revival of T-Mobile US has given cellular customers more viable options, but that doesn't mean the company is going to become a sustainable business.
tmobile 
5 days ago
2014 Year in Review
Announcements and requests from the non-profit Python Software Foundation.
python 
5 days ago
The OpenStack Foundation lumbers toward a stronger IP policy
Patent troll defense is costly and stifles innovation, and the license fees trolls demand can drive companies out of business. It’s not a matter of if, or even when patent trolls—companies that make money through litigation, rather than by making products—will target OpenStack.
openstack 
5 days ago
Co-Working on Vacation: A Desk in Paradise
Hotels and resorts have long catered to travelers who cannot disengage from their jobs. But increasingly there is a new option for those who need to work, but who also want the benefits of a vacation.
telecommuting  travel 
5 days ago
US (sort of) points to “smoking gun” linking North Korea to Sony hack
Citing anonymous sources in and close to the US government, The New York Times reports that the fingering of North Korea as responsible for the attack on the network of Sony Pictures Entertainment was through evidence gathered by National Security Agency surveillance.
politics  security 
5 days ago
Why We Threw 4 Months of Work in the Trash; or How we Failed at OpenStack
Early last summer, Zac reached out to me about building a modern, from-the-ground-up bare metal cloud hosting platform.
openstack 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 1 – Good Fit
With men’s fashion beginning to become just as important, relevant and lucrative as women’s fashion has been for the past 50 years, it’s easy for a lot of us to get left behind or simply just not know where to start.
clothes 
5 days ago
HP faces Lynch blitz as Autonomy fraud case collapses
Hewlett Packard executives tonight find themselves hurled in front of the wheels of a commercial juggernaut after the UK’s Serious Fraud Office threw out the US company’s fraud allegations against Mike Lynch and former Autonomy executives.
hp 
5 days ago
18F — An Open Source Tool for Easier Database Testing
18F is dedicated to spreading modern software techniques like rigorous automated testing throughout the Federal government; we want to showcase how solid testing enables rapid, high-quality development.
testing  database 
5 days ago
Kindling projects page
New programmers often need small projects to work on as they hone their skills. Exercises in courses are too small, and don't leave much room for self-direction or extending to follow the interests of the student.
education  programming 
5 days ago
Why people pick Team Apple versus Team Android
With BlackBerry's once commanding position diminished considerably, it largely comes down to Team Apple or Team Android. As of now, it's a pretty close race between the two major operating systems.
apple 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 20 – The Navy Suit
So now you know all the reasons why you should have or at least be considering having a grey suit in your wardrobe as your go-to option if you’re heading to the office/wedding/formal event.
clothes 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 41 – An Introduction To Colour
So with men’s accessories out of the way, I think it’s time that we move on to something a bit more colourful. I’d say that probably half the e-mails that I receive from guys with questions about fashion tend to revolve around how to wear colour correctly.
clothes 
5 days ago
The Decemberists Return, Renewed And A Little Relaxed
Four years ago, The Decemberists released The King Is Dead, an album that debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and launched a Grammy-nominated single, "Down By The Water.
interview  music 
5 days ago
Introduction to the OpenStack API
OpenStack is an open-source, standard cloud computing platform. Included with OpenStack is an API that you can use for writing software that manages a cloud.
opensource 
5 days ago
You Might as Well Buy Wine From New Jersey
Since even certified experts have trouble differentiating vintages, it's hard for the lay drinker to justify paying a premium for bottles from well-regarded regions.
wine 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 31 – Belts & Braces
This week I am finally going to move into the accessories department for men’s fashion basics and it has been a long time coming! But before we go into too much depth I want to just outline the concept that I’m trying to get across with these coming articles.
clothes 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 17 – Buying a Suit
So with casual basics done and dusted, let’s move onto more important things – Suits. If you thought people were getting casual fashion all wrong, then you haven’t seen anything yet.
clothes 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 72 – The Sports Jacket
Before we launch straight into today’s article, I think it’s only right that I preface it with a quick description of the garment we’ll be covering.
clothes 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 10 – Leather Jackets
Whether you’re silently wishing you were Marlon Brando in The Wild One, The Ramones in CBGB’s or James Dean… well, whenever he was on a motorcycle, all men know that with a leather jacket comes all kinds of connotations of rebellion and cool.
clothes 
5 days ago
UK authorities drop HP Autonomy fraud probe
The U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office has dropped its investigation into Hewlett-Packard’s allegations of fraud by the management of British big data firm Autonomy, which HP bought in 2011.
hp 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 51 – Business Casual Part 2
So I was on holiday all of last week in Spain and I learned two things from being out there. One; I don’t actually tan, apparently I just freckle. Second, the gap between part one and part two of this business casual segment has been really long. Probably too long some might say.
clothes 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 8 – Shirts
So I think we may have finally covered all there is to know about T-shirts, Cardigans and Jumpers, so we are on to bigger and better things. Or at the very least something with a few more buttons on it.
clothes 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 85 – Top 5 Rookie Fashion Mistakes
So it’s a New Year and you’re another year older. Here at FashionBeans, we’re all about self-improvement – and what better place to put your proposed improvements into action than at the start of a brand new 2013?
clothes 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 69 – Top 10 Items Every Guy Should Own
Something I touched on a little bit in my last article was the tendency for menswear writers and bloggers to overuse adjectives such as ‘versatile’, ‘sprezzatura’ or ‘steez’.
clothes 
5 days ago
GE tech guru high-fives the public cloud
Despite the success of Amazon Web Services, and the resources Microsoft and Google have poured into Azure and Google Cloud Platform respectively to compete with AWS, public cloud still has a bit of a perception problem.
cloud 
5 days ago
Valerie Bell named regional director of Athens Regional Library System
Valerie Bell recently was named the upcoming regional director of the Athens Regional Library System. Bell will assume her position March 15. She will succeed Kathryn Ames, who will retire this year.
libraries  georgia  athens 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 9 – Casual Patterned Shirts
I’m sure most of you have noticed that there are a lot more types of shirts out there than what I covered last week. And you’re right, there are loads. But to have tried and crammed them into the previous article just wouldn’t have done them justice.
clothes 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 83 – Chino Styles
What I really mean by the vaguely Orwellian title above is that there are different chinos for different occasions. This idea that one type or style can cover all possible events needs to stop.
clothes 
5 days ago
How To Play Your iTunes Library Remotely Over a VPN
Carrying your music around with you can be hassle, especially if you have a massive library of b-sides and rarities that you'd rather keep on your iPod for street cred, but can't exactly fit in with all the other media you have on there.
osx  vpn  ios 
5 days ago
Why 2015 will NOT be a game-changing year in cloud
With the start of the year come loads of cloud predictions that taste of marshmallows, cotton candy and Skittles. Well, not this time. It’s time to take the good, take the bad, take the rest and there we have — ten no-hype cloud predictions for 2015.
cloud 
5 days ago
Should Urban Universities Help Their Neighbors?
The housing crisis decimated communities near the University of Chicago, now the school and other organizations are trying to stabilize them. CHICAGO—When he moved back to Chicago after being away for 15 years, Maurice Samuels, 40, never thought he’d live in Woodlawn.
economy 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 18 – Suits For Your Body Type
Ok guys, so now you know what you’re looking for when it comes to the fit of a suit and what the finer details should look like. However, I understand that the basic rules that need to be followed are difficult for the majority of guys out there.
clothes 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 62 – A Grown Up Coat
Out of the window of my study I can see two things – grey clouds and sheets of rain. I can also hear the faint sound of the wind whistling through the latch. These things indicate one thing to me; it’s time for an article on coats!
clothes 
5 days ago
Kindling projects page
New programmers often need small projects to work on as they hone their skills. Exercises in courses are too small, and don't leave much room for self-direction or extending to follow the interests of the student.
education  programming 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 11 – The Blazer
Editor Note: With blazers set to be MASSIVE this Spring/Summer there couldn’t be a better time for Matt’s blazer basics article. All fashion newbies should have a blazer in their wardrobe as it is an ESSENTIAL piece of clothing, but with the added value of being bang on trend for this year.
clothes 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 71 – 5 More Essential Items
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the top ten items every guy should own, with the purpose being that beginners could use it as a starting foundation for a stylish wardrobe. Or first grade fashionisto’s could use it as a mental check list for knowing more than the next guy on the street.
clothes 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 19 – The Grey Suit
With the last couple of week’s articles done and dusted, you should now know what you’re looking for when purchasing a suit and have a rough idea of how to make it suit your body type as well.
clothes 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 50 – Business Casual Part 1
So you went for the job interview and managed to beat off all the competition to get your dream job. First of all, congratulations! Well done you.
clothes 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 21 – The Black Suit
Fade to Black So I definitely think I’ve received enough e-mails from you beaners out there to know that you would like me to write an article on how to wear a Black Suit! I don’t know what it is, maybe you guys have been watching Reservoir Dogs too much or have way too many weddings and f
clothes 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 44 – 5 Shoes Every Man Should Own
Someone said to me a couple of days ago that men will never be into shoes in the same way that women are. I smiled and nodded as is standard in these kinds of situations; however, on reflection and much thought, I disagree.
clothes 
5 days ago
PyDev of the Week: Tim Golden
This week’s PyDev is Tim Golden. He is a member of the Python Software Foundation and a Python core developer. Tim is also a moderator or owner of several Python mailing lists.
python  community 
5 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 82 – The Right Bag For You
Just when you think you’ve got everything sorted in this menswear game, something comes along and throws a right old spanner in the works.
clothes 
5 days ago
Protest breaks out at HP subsidiary
A major protest broke out at a Hewlett-Packard Co subsidiary in China after thousands of employees refused to accept HP's China head as their new chairman on Monday.
hp  china 
5 days ago
Marco Pierre White: My work was a painkiller – it was where I hid
Why does Marco Pierre White want to be interviewed on Bibendum’s terrace, by which I mean: outside, in the freezing cold? At first, I assume it’s because he wants to smoke. But this can’t be right because, as things turn out, he won’t have a fag until we’re saying goodbye.
food  interview 
5 days ago
An urbanist's guide to Paris: ‘Our city has known its share of violence and tragedy’
I’m an architect, particularly interested in public space and urban matters. I also teach and write about urban history and architecture. Paris is a home away from home for people from many countries, truly a shared heritage of mankind.
paris 
5 days ago
I Might Be Charlie
All nations like to begin the story with the chapter that most advantages them. I came to Paris, last week, with a fairly well-defined mission. Halfway through the week, events overtook me. On Thursday, I was determined to ignore the terrorist attack and plug away on my own projects.
paris  politics 
6 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 100a – A Casual Round-Up
This particular article marks a bit of a milestone for me [ed: and me], as this will be the 100th instalment in the FashionBeans Men’s Fashion Basics series.
clothes 
6 days ago
Developing Your Own Timeless Style Trademarks
“Style is the perfection of a point of view,” said the late American poet Richard Eberhart. Therefore, in order to achieve great style, we must have a starting point. Go back a few years.
clothes 
6 days ago
How my life was changed when I began caring about the people I did not hire.
Ask yourself this question, “What do employers owe the people they do not hire?” I asked myself that question more than a decade ago and it changed my life forever.
hiring 
6 days ago
BBC series “Wolf Hall,” set in 1520, says a lot about television today – Quartz
This article has been corrected. Television has spent the last years transforming itself from poor relation to king of culture.
review  television 
6 days ago
6 Instant Style Upgrades
Ever been to a party and – mid sip – had that sudden, sweat-inducing, heartbeat-quickening realisation that you’re the worst dressed person in the room? We have. Your fight or flight hormone kicks in.
clothes 
6 days ago
pydepgraph – A dependencies analyzer for Python
I just started a new repository in my github account, storing a small utility to display the dependency graph of a Python project. This post will show some examples and possible uses.
packaging  python 
6 days ago
7 Age-Induced Style Anxieties
With age comes wisdom, a greater appreciation of the world and a better understanding of yourself. Having said that, age also seems to set up some rather irritating mental barriers to personal style.
clothes 
6 days ago
Buying A Suit Guide – Part 3: Jacket Style
How do you choose a new jacket, I wonder? There’s nothing quite like putting on an impeccably fitted suit jacket; indeed, the confidence an expert cut can give you is not to be underestimated. But what should we be looking out for when we buy a suit jacket?
clothes 
6 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 99 – The Benefits Of Having A Uniform
Once you’ve spent a couple of years deeply immersed in the world of men’s fashion and style, you start coming to a few conclusions. Firstly, there is a huge difference between fashion and style, with the ways they can be incorporated into the real world varying significantly.
clothes 
6 days ago
Buying A Suit Guide – Part 4: Trouser Style
What do you consider most extensively when buying a suit? I’d put money on your answer being the jacket. But trousers are just as deserved of your scrutiny. A good pair of trousers is the difference between a passable suit and a premium one.
clothes 
6 days ago
9 Outdated Men’s Style Taboos
Remember those superstitions you’d hear spouted as you were growing up? How many of them still haunt you? “Don’t cross your eyes, or they’ll get stuck”, “Don’t open an umbrella indoors”, and how many of us are still terrified of getting too close to the TV, lest we go blind?
clothes 
6 days ago
6 Key Elements To The Perfect Smart-Casual Outfit
Smart-casual – the somewhat misunderstood middle ground between jeans and a t-shirt and a full suit. Previously a catch-all phrase that outlined an office worker’s ‘Dress-Down Friday’ uniform, now the term encompasses a new menswear dress code.
clothes 
6 days ago
Why I no longer contribute to StackOverflow — Michael T. Richter
I have an account at StackOverflow.  Follow the link and check out a few stats: I've been a member for almost four years at the time I'm writing this. I've scored over 14,000 points in their gaming system. I'm in the top 3% of their contributors overall as of this writing.
community 
6 days ago
5 Pieces From 2014 To Banish From Your Wardrobe
2014 was a big year for trends. Not necessarily all-encompassing, full look, ‘change you’re entire wardrobe’ trends, but more the kind of individual ‘staple item’ trends that all and sundry buy into.
clothes 
6 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 96 – 5 Key Retailers On A Budget
However, based on a handful of e-mails that I have received since, it seems I haven’t done my job properly.
clothes 
6 days ago
Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 89 – How To Wear A Waistcoat
It’s no secret that when it comes to the world of menswear, I’ve got a bit of an obsession with tailored pieces.
clothes 
6 days ago
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