1. internet of things.

  2. Clear evidence of sentience is by no means the only reason to rescue a creature from extinction. Still, the fact that orangutans are self-aware, that they are capable of reason and cultural learning, that they possess a manual dexterity and an intelligence undeniably similar to our own, makes the way we have treated them all the more abominable. The word “orangutan” comes from a seventeenth-century Malay expression meaning “forest person.” Perhaps it’s time we learned again to see the person in the ape.

    An Orangutan Learns to Fish - The New Yorker

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  4. parislemon:

    digg:

    USEFUL AND RELEVANT (via)

    Should be an interesting day on this side of the pond.

  5. Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.

    Measuring Productivity In Software Development Teams | Edge of Chaos | Agile Development Blog