Monthly Archives: July 2010

This literature is not saying never program. Rather, it’s a bad way to start.

This literature is not saying never program.  Rather, it’s a bad way to start. Students need the opportunity to gain knowledge first, before programming, just as with reading .  Later, there is a expertise reversal effect, where the worked example effect … Continue reading

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test posterous

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I’m impressed, just bought a license for Win7 HP online, directly from Microsoft’s site. Well done.

Activated online and actual package arrived 3 days later, via FedEx from SG. The activation happened right after I made the online purchase.

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If you want to release a version for the iGroan and iBad, I suggest that you stop dealing with iTunes. – RMS

4. miserlou: I’m a person who makes my living by porting and writing free software and then selling it for a profit. Unfortunately, I have to use proprietary, corporate controlled markets (Android Market, iPhone App Store, etc) to do this. … Continue reading

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Startups don’t generate jobs; unless they’re successful & scale up. In short: When they’re no longer a startup.

Friedman is wrong. Startups are a wonderful thing, but they cannot by themselves increase tech employment. Equally important is what comes after that mythical moment of creation in the garage, as technology goes from prototype to mass production. This is … Continue reading

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In 2008, Dutch care providers spent an estimated 1.7B euro on Healthcare IT. In this update: National EHR delayed due impractical pull (centralized) approach.

In the Dutch healthcare system care providers pay their own ICT investments (and make their own software choices). A late 2009 report by M&I Partners calculated that Dutch care providers in 2008 spent about €1.7 billion on healthcare IT. Specific … Continue reading

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$139 WiFi version. Awesome. Seriously. Awesome. Who wants one?

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