Monday 12th January, 2015
Week 313 - Interesting links
Running an anonymised application process for software engineeers
An interesting piece by Jon Leighton on Loco2’s efforts at emphasising diversity and fairness in their technical recruitment process. — JM
Turns ECMAScript 6+ code into vanilla ECMAScript 5 code so you can start using the new features of v6 without having to wait for browsers to support it. Via Paul Battley. — JM
How to build a Working Digital Computer… out of paperclips
This article introduces an book which describes how to build a “digital” computer out of parts that you might find at a hardware store: paper clips, little light bulbs, thread spools, wire, screws, and switches. You can even use paperclips to make the switches. — JM
This looks like a promising alternative to Puppet & Chef for provisioning Linux machines. Via Nat Pryce. — JM
The Dawn Wall
An impressive visualisation of a rock-climbing route up El Capitan in Yosemite National Park currently being free-climbed. Fingers crossed that Tommy & Kevin make it to the top. — JM
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