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  Pinterest announces open registration


Pinterest is on-line for two years. During these two years, it gains big growth, but it needs invitation before you can register on Pinterest. Now Pinterest announces open registration, it means that anyone can register on Pinterest with emails, Facebook or Twitter accounts, no need to get invitation from others. In its official blog, Pinterest says: We’re really excited to have the capacity to offer Pinterest to more people and if you’re a Pinner with friends who’ve been wait...

   Pinterest,Social,Open registration     2012-08-09 01:56:23


  Something you may not know about Shell


Shell is also called command line interface, it is the interface between *nix users and computer. Shell is a program which provides service to access OS kernel services. This article is to introduce some not so well known but useful and interesting knowledge about shell. Wiki shell was born almost at the same time as Unix. The first UNIX shell was written by Ken Thompson in 1971 and its name is Thompson sh. It's older than Linux kernel. The default Shell in most *nix and MacOS is bash, bash was...

   Linux, Unix,Shell,Command     2012-11-24 07:19:47


  PopCap’s 10 rules for commercial failure in mobile games development


PopCap, the company behind social gaming hits as Plants vs. Zombies and Bejeweled, has a way of doing presentations at conferences. Last year’s Social Gaming Summit presentation was insightful in the sense that developers were advised to postpone trying to make money from their game until there is some serious traction. At yesterday’s London Games Conference, PopCap’s presentation was equally remarkable. During a brief presentation David Bishop (Senior Game Designer) presented the m...

   Game design,Rules,Smart phone     2012-04-16 13:25:27


  Singapore ISP SingTel experiences nation wide service down


On 3 Dec, 2016, many people from Singapore found that they were disconnected from the world the moment they waked up. Their Internet Service Provider(ISP) SingTel, the largest ISP in the country, experienced a nation wide service down incident. The incident started at 8:21 am according to SingTel and all Internet service subscribers across the country are affected. The incident lasted for over 15 hours(The time this post is being written) and there is still no timeline for when the service will ...

   SINGAPORE,SERVICE DOWN,NEWS,SINGTEL     2016-12-03 09:33:46


  Ruby WinRM undefined method `split' for nil:NilClass


WinRM service is a service provided by Windows to enable remote access a Windows system. It is similar to what SSH is for *nix. And it is frequently used in applications which want to automate process or accessing remote Windows system and perform actions on them. Ruby also provided the WinRM gem which is an implementation of the WinRM service.  When using WinRM gem, one may often want to use :negotiate as the transport protocol for authentication. This transport will negotiate using d...

   RUBY,WINRM,INIT_AUTH,PROXY     2017-03-08 02:21:09


  Samsung will release 10.1 inch Windows RT Tablet


Today, Samsung not only announced Galaxy Note Ⅱ, first Windows Phone 8 device Ativ S and camera EK-GC100 Galaxy equipped with Android 4.1 system, but also announced a Windows RT Tablet PC Samsung Ativ Tab.The 10.1-inch Samsung Ativ Tab has a resolution of 1366 x 768,1.5 GHz dual-core processor, 2G RAM, a 32/64G storage space, support for microSD memory expansion. Other configurations as well as the standard Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0, support for USB 2.0, uHDMI and NFC.In addition, the tablet is...

   Samsung,Windows 8,Tablet     2012-08-29 19:36:31


  Want Me to Read Your Blog? Do This


It's deceptively easy to maintain traffic once you've scored that initial boost of visitor hits. In fact, one of the greatest determinations of this relies on a single make or break entry.Every blogger knows, if they look at their web analytics at all, that one of the most consistently viewed pages is the biographical entry. If it's linked on the home page or throughout the blog, the audience will invariably stay long enough to read it, at least 25%...

   Web blog,Traffic,About page,Biography     2011-12-05 13:16:37


  Statistics on StackExchange


StackExchange is the most popular and professional IT Q&A site, Under StackExchange, there is StackOverflow and other sub sites. Many of us may wonder how this mega site is maintained and what its performance is. A performance page has been released by StackExchange recently. Below is some statistic about this mega site. 560 million page views per month, i.e around 1.9 million PVs per day. For such as big site, it has only 9 web servers and 4 SQL servers(while two of them are in backup mode...

   Stackoverflow,statistic     2015-01-05 02:47:01


  Jelly Bean distribution reaches 0.8% in all Android distributions


Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) is a surprise Google I/O conference bringing to us. After three weeks, Google official statistics said Jelly Bean distribution had reached 0.8% in all Android distributions.The latest Android ecosystem data shows Jelly Bean has a very good start, HSPA+ version of Galaxy Nexus can upgrade the system to Android 4.1(Jelly Bean) began in early July. The Ice Cream Sandwich system distribution rose to 15.8% from 10.9%, it became the second largest system version  followin...

   Jelly Bean,Distribution,Share     2012-08-03 15:11:27


  Are You a Zen Coder or Distraction-Junkie?


What you do when compiling can ruin your life. And not just when compiling, but when waiting for any short computer operation to finish. That time is ridiculously tiny compared to the rest of your workday, yet it can have a huge impact on your productivity and well-being overall. Yes, that’s a big fat claim. And by the way, this article is not just about coders or programmers. It’s about any smart people working with computers. And there will be pictures! Let’s rock and roll - Why am I w...

   Programming.Net,ASP.NET,Platform     2012-02-23 07:14:11