Comparing Programming Languages

November 30, 2006

Digital Reality: Comparing Programming Languages in real life
There are so many programming languages available that it can be very difficult to get to know them all well enough to pick the right one for you. On the other hand most men know what kind of woman appeals to them. So here is a handy guide for many of the popular programming languages that describes what kind of women they would be if programming languages were women.” Humourous but a little male chauvanistic. (via Digg)

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Salary Survey 2006: Hot Skills, Hot Pay

November 15, 2006

Salary Survey 2006: Hot Skills, Hot Pay
“IT workers across the board saw their pay increase an average of 3.1% again this year, a few lucky ones with the hottest skills saw above-average raises” (via ACM TechNews)


CAIDA : tools : visualization : mapnet

November 15, 2006

CAIDA : tools : visualization : mapnet
“Mapnet is a tool for visualizing the infrastructure of multiple international backbone providers simultaneously. Each backbone infrastructure is divided into a group of nodes POPs and pipes between these nodes, drawing them based on their geographical location on a map of the world. ” (via Digg) Very neat!


CSMA/CD

November 9, 2006

CSMA/CD A good explanation of the Ethernet CSMA/CD process.


Neat fonts

November 3, 2006

Neat fonts – Discover Free fonts from all over the web – A site listing LOTS of free fonts from all over the web. A few minutes browsing found several nice fonts.


Official Cisco Network Diagram Icons

November 2, 2006

Cisco Corporate Marketing | Diagram Icons
Official Cisco icons used in network diagrams in multiple formats including Visio.


Research Beyond Google: 119 Authoritative, Invisible, and Comprehensive Resources

November 1, 2006

Research Beyond Google: 119 Authoritative, Invisible, and Comprehensive Resources | OEDb
“Google can only index the visible web, or searchable web. But the invisible web, or deep web, is estimated to be 500 times bigger than the searchable web. The invisible web comprises databases and results of specialty search engines that the popular search engines simply are not able to index.” (via J-walk blog)