Category: Software

Java TV-show Parodies

You might remember the funny parodies Javazone releases every year. This year, you can vote for a parody of Game of Thrones, House of Cards or Breaking Bad. They released a sneak peek for...

Watson's Kryptonite

Watson’s Kryptonite

I think Watson will draw a blank after that question. Although, I am not sure how both human players are going to format their hard drive with the file system check command. [Via reddit]

Million Lines Of Code [Infographic]

Is a million lines of code a lot? How many lines are there in Windows? Facebook? iPhone apps? This infographic answers these questions. Click to enlarge [via informationisbeautiful]

UTF-8 – “The most elegant hack”

Representing symbols, characters and letters that are used worldwide is no mean feat, but unicode managed it – how? Tom Scott explains how the web has settled on a standard. [via hackaday]

Punch Card Programming

Punch Card Programming

How did punch card systems work? Professor Brailsford delves further into the era of mainframe computing with this hands-on look at punch cards. [Via Computerphile]

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