March 4, 2010

Where Android Beats the iPhone

InfoWorld says that not only can Android phones compete with the iPhone, they’re a better choice for most developers and businesses. Why? For one, an Android phone is essentially a

Optimizing Without Breaking a Sweat

Working with DreamWorks Animation, several Intel employees developed an innovative technique for optimizing common Linux bottlenecks without any source or build system changes. To do it, they used LD_PRELOAD to

Microsoft Offers Upgrade Deal for Developers

If you currently use the standard version of Visual Studio 2008 or Visual Studio 2005, you’ll be able to upgrade to Visual Studio 2010 Professional for $299. (Microsoft isn’t offering

The Art of Narrative and the Semantic Web

The art of the narrative is one of the strongest threads running through our society and culture, and is in many respects one of the defining traits of humanity. “The