August 12, 2012

Amazon launches social game development studios
"Amazon Game Studios is exactly what it sounds like: a new team at Amazon that's focused on creating innovative, fun and well-crafted games," the Amazon Games Studios team said in a company blog post today.

10 Programming Languages That Can Redefine IT
Here are 10 latest programming languages which approach the art of software development from a fresh perspective, tackling a specific problem or a unique shortcoming of today's more popular languages. Many of them are capable of changing programming in subsequent years.

New BI Demands Pushing Data Architecture Limits
change is both constant and fast-paced. Don't get left behind: With "big data" increasingly taking hold, the five-year future is going to bring major transformation in the way information systems are built to support business intelligence (BI) and analytics applications.

How to Create High Impact Leadership
Delegating is the path to exponential impact, seizing opportunities, flattening organizations, and leadership development. Why do so many find delegating so difficult?

Canvas Control Library & New Forms Based System for building Web Pages & Websites
Canvas Control Library with all the common controls and advanced ones like TreeView which due to the nature of canvas allow for great control over the graphical presentation of the controls and their item contents.

The 7 Traits of Great Sellers
Competition is intense, and if you don't take a leadership role in producing results for your clients, someone else will. In Lead, Sell, or Get Out of the Way, Ron Karr outlines a repeatable process based on the powerful idea that great sellers lead relationships in the same way that great leaders sell ideas.

The one-minute entrepreneur
If you're the kind of person who prefers to sit back and think about stuff, entrepreneurship will be quite a challenge. The default in the world of... humans... is that nothing happens. It takes hard work, energy, focus, determination, impatience, in short, an urge to make things happen right now, to make anything at all happen.

Protocols and Metaprotocols: What is a Personal Event Network?
This blog post sets forth several important naming conventions for personal event networks and also motivates and explains them.

Interview on Rust, a Systems Programming Language Developed by Mozilla
Rust is a systems language for writing high performance applications that are usually written in C or C++ but it was developed to prevent some of the problems related to invalid memory accesses that generate segmentation faults.

The Tactical and Strategic Art of Economic Models
Don Reinertsen outlines the need for using an economic model for development, explaining what that is emphasizing the cost of delay, how an economic model looks like, how to build and use one.      


Quote for the day:

"A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks." --Oscar Wilde