World of Minecraft: full-scale model of Denmark
Written by ilya42
The Danish GeoData Agency launched a full-scale model of Denmark. The model is very detailed and was generated with real geographical data — it includes not only relief but also buildings, vegetation, parks and attractions Only the location of rocks and minerals on the ground and color facades of...
Hack: Facebook's new programming language for HHVM
Written by sferrka
Facebook has presented Hack – a new programming language based on the PHP syntax and intended for implementation with HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine). Applications written on Hack can seamlessly interact and go with an existing code written on PHP, as the HHVM environment supports the...
eMersion Gesture Control System for Music Performance and More
Written by cudell
Don’t just let music move you, move to make music. We've created a smart technology that allows your instrument to transform movement, orientation and momentum into audio & visual effects. It's essentially wearable technology for musicians, dancers, digital interactive and...
Erlang/OTP 17.0 has been released on April 9
Written by saa
Erlang — is a general-purpose concurrent, garbage-collected programming language and runtime system. The release has a lot of new different features and changes. The first thing is that the versioning scheme has been changed. Previously it was R15B, R16B, etc. New data type —...
bcat: pipe to browser utility
Written by MaGIc2laNTern
Great find! bcat is a small utility to pipe console's output to browser. Do you have a script which outputs HTML? bcat! Do you need to preview a README file with Markdown formatting? bcat! Is your script fetching web pages and you want to see the result? bcat! Do you just simply want to say...
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...
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...
The simplest way to choose NoSQL database
Written by Kukuruku Hub
This is an old, but still great illustration on how to choose NoSQL database. I'll just leave it here.
NProgress: a nanoscopic progress bar like on Medium and YouTube
Written by HotWaterMusic