Geek Links — June 29, 2010
Posted on June 29, 2010 by Chris Nelson
A lot of stuff this week, from Java and C++ benchmarks to alternative search engines. We’ve also got some Akira news, Rip Slyme videos, and more.
First up, search Engines.
I have a hard time convincing my friends that when it comes to search, it’s not just Google, Bing, and Yahoo! out there. My favorite search engines at the current point in time are DuckDuckGo and Clusty (vivisimo rebranded), but here are some lists of other search engines you might be interested in.
- Top 5 alternative search engines
- 13 Alternative Search Engines That Find What Google Can’t
- Top 7 Semantic Search Engines As An Alternative To Google
- The 5 Most Advanced Search Engines On The Web
Now for the rest of the links:
- Google Gmail to harness HTML5
- Learn HTML5: 10 Must Read Lessons
- UI editing is a professional job
- The 10 HTML Tags Beginners Aren’t Using
- When Chimpanzees Go on the Warpath
- Wallops Flight Facility, NASA’s hidden launch shop
- Web developer builds nuclear reactor in Brooklyn warehouse
- Clojure’s n00b attraction problem
- NoSQL or NoJoin?
- Why Java Sucks and C# Rocks (Final)
- C++ vs Java performance; It’s a tie!
- Writing Code in Your Posts
- Vignette StoryServer
- How to Twitter in Ruby on Rails
- Send messages from a PHP page using Twitter API
- Criminal Overengineering
- Are Software Developers Worth More than Accountants?
- Salespeople And Other Devils
- Why Johnny can’t code – Education
- A Reading List For the Self-Taught Computer Scientist
- Best and Free Programming Ebooks with Open Source Licenses
- Free Programming Classes : Learn How to Program
- Attitudes on Programming for Kids: They Need Blood Exploding Onto Their Faces Just to Keep Them From Yawning
- What is Lambda?
- What will your browser be like in five years?
- ICT Graphics Lab
- Worse-is-better in e-book formats
- Computers Learn to Listen, and Some Talk Back
- I.B.M.’s Supercomputer to Challenge ‘Jeopardy!’ Champions
- End Software Patents
- Survey: Developers favor Apple but eye Android
- Report criticizes Android app model
- Your App’s Website Sucks
- M.I.A., Interpol, Spike Jonze Launch ‘Creators Project’
- ‘God particle’ symphony: CERN scientists simulate sounds of Higgs boson
- [Nettaiya, RIP SLYME, jpop, lyrics, video, japan, korea, pv, jrock, music, oricon charts]
- JpopAsia – I.N.G – Rip Slyme
- Expecta PG-13 ‘Akira’ and Possibly Hughes-less Sequel
- Helen Mirren is still naked (For Fernando)