Codecademy teaches users to work with APIs

Codecademy teaches users to work with APIs from YouTube, NPR and more
By Ben Popper, theverge.com

Giving novice coders the ability to build on top of other software

Since it launched last year, New York start­up Codecad­e­my has helped to fill the huge demand for com­put­er sci­ence edu­ca­tion with free online cours­es in pro­gram­ming…

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Avoid recruiters and put your skills up for auction

Hounded By Recruiters, Coders Put Themselves Up For Auction
J.J. Colao, forbes.com

When Pete Lon­don post­ed a resume on LinkedIn in Decem­ber 2009, the JavaScript spe­cial­ist stum­bled into a trap of sorts. Short­ly after cre­at­ing a pro­file he received a mes­sage from a recruiter at Google. Just days later, anoth­er from…

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Wealth and health of nations info graphic

The Wealth & Health of Nations
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An inter­ac­tive graph­ic on “The Wealth and Health of Nations” by Mike Bostock, the graph­ics edi­tor at the New York Times and cre­ator of the D3 JavaScript Data Visu­al­iza­tion Library.

This is a recre­ation of the famous Gap­Min­der…

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U. Penn KM expert Barry G. Silverman analyzes human terrain data

Knowledge Management Cafe
Knowledge Management Cafe (Photo credit: Emilie Ogez)

This guy is an expert on the use of knowledge management approaches and anthropological data (human terrain) in military systems.

Barry G. Silverman.

Etelos Takes Next Step in PAAS Offerings

English: MediaWiki logo. Русский: Логотип Medi...
English: MediaWiki logo. Русский: Логотип MediaWiki. Ελληνικά: Λογότυπο του λογισμικού MediaWiki. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Etelos Takes Next Step in PAAS Offerings – Application Development – News & Reviews – eWeek.com.

The new field of PAAS offers to host your applications using the LAMP stack such as SugarCRM, Mediawiki etc.