Introduction to the Wolfram Language

Written by Himura

During the last 30 years, Wolfram Research was working on a new multi-paradigm programming language. Please, welcome, — Wolfram Language ! The language is very large, with emphasis on functional programming, symbolic computation, and rule-based programming, touching on numerous domains,...

Amazon Dash: The Magic Wand

Written by alizar

Amazon Dash — new gadget from Amazon to simplify online shopping. Now you don't have to choose products from huge catalogs. It's a 6.375x1.125 inches tool, which easily fits in your hand and boasts a built-in microphone and barcode scanner allowing you to quickly add items to your shopping...

iOS holds you phone number hostage

Written by alizar

Benjamin Stein, technical manager at Mobile Commons, talks about the “ worst bug” that he has ever encountered. It happened once Ben changed his iPhone for an Android. Soon, he noticed that he is not receiving most of the messages from his contacts – other iPhone users. As it turned out,...

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IT digest for the last week

Written by alexzfort

Web Development — GitHub command line tools Best PHP IDE in 2014 How to use NoFollow tag Scrolling animations: examples, tutorials and jQuery plugins Slush — the streaming scaffolding system as a replacement for Yeoman WTF, HTML and CSS? Mobile Angular UI —...

Why is the mouse cursor slightly tilted and not straight?

Written by alizar

One of the users of StackExchange asked a question, which at first glance may look weird: why is the mouse cursor slightly tilted and not straight? Indeed, why the cursor is not vertical? The answer was given by an expert, who is familiar with the history of computer hardware. He...

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Web fonts instruction for novice

Written by Kukuruku Hub

Choosing a font? Here is a simple scheme from Julian Hansen. The image is clickable. Just answer «yes» or «no». Fonts are pretty much standard, but I'm sure it can be quite useful for anyone.