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Pair Programming Considered Harmful?

techcrunch.com
“We have trained, hired, and rewarded people to be cowboys. But it’s pit crews that we need,” said Atul Gawande — a surgeon and Harvard professor who writes for The New Yorker in his copious spare time — in a recent TED talk. He was talking about doctors, but what...
Pair Programming Considered Harmful?

The end of slow public WiFi? Researchers develop new protocol that boosts WiFi performance by 700%

thenextweb.com
Conferences, airports, cafes – they might offer free WiFi to visitors, but they are often sluggish in their operation because everyone else is hogging the connection. This issue might be a thing of the past, after a team of engineers at NC State University (NCSU) announced the development of WiFox (via...
The end of slow public WiFi? Researchers develop new protocol that boosts WiFi performance by 700%
Robot legs accurately mimic human movement
How expanding Twitter’s pledge could end the patent wars
Every app is an island and that's just the way Apple wants it
Leanplum raises $825K to remove the guesswork from app distribution

Google's Chrome Web store used to spread malware

arstechnica.com
Crooks have found a new venue to push malware: the official Google Chrome Web Store. It was recently used to hawk Chrome browser extensions secretly hijacking users' Facebook profiles. According to Kaspersky Lab expert Fabio Assolini, one malicious extension hosted on Google's own servers contained hidden code that "can gain...
Google's Chrome Web store used to spread malware

VentureBeat Store weekly roundup: 99designs, Help Scout, SEOMoz, & NKMOS

venturebeat.com
  Last week we unveiled the new VentureBeat Store.  This week, we’ve compiled a round-up of four of our favorites from the VB Store, and there’s plenty more where these came from. Help Scout: For anyone that’s worked in customer support, the frustration felt on both sides of the line...
VentureBeat Store weekly roundup: 99designs, Help Scout, SEOMoz, & NKMOS
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