06 Apr '13, 2am

@ryanflorence PLV8 last year Kinect two years ago: Sounds like js is two years behind :) #mwrc

@ryanflorence PLV8 last year Kinect two years ago: Sounds like js is two years behind :) #mwrc

"The State of C Extensions: Alive and Well, so Learn to Deal" by Sam Rawlins Ruby C Extensions have been a roller coaster ride over the last few years. While many Rubyists shy away from such non-Ruby code, its hard to imagine our Ruby ecosystem without them. Many of the most popular gems are C extensions. They are thriving today, and can play nice everywhere that Ruby plays nice! C extensions are not a drag on the community, but instead an exciting path that exposes Ruby to a greater computing landscape. This talk aims to diffuse a lot of rumors about Ruby C extensions. They are not an obscure relic from the yesteryear; C extensions are actively being developed today, and solve real world problems for the Ruby community. C extensions do work with alternative Ruby interpreters/VMs; Rubinius, MacRuby, REE, and JRuby have full support for C extensions. Finally, C extensions _...

Full article: http://mtnwestrubyconf.org/2011/sessions

Tweets

@ryanflorence PLV8 last year Kinect two years a...

mtnwestrubyconf.org 06 Apr '13, 2am

"What's Wrong With Ruby's Object Model (And Why That's A Good Thing)" by David Brady In this stunning half-hour EXTRAVAGAN...

This Sweatshirt is Guaranteed to Last 10 Years

This Sweatshirt is Guaranteed to Last 10 Years

earth911.com 04 Apr '13, 1pm

Brooklyn-based clothing label Flint and Tinder has designed a sweatshirt built to last a lifetime– or at least 10 years. T...

First Portable Telephone Call Made 40 years Ago Today

First Portable Telephone Call Made 40 years Ago...

spectrum.ieee.org 03 Apr '13, 5pm

Forty years ago today, Motorola announced that Martin Cooper , director of system operations at its Communication’s System...

Viagra: How spam skyrocketed 15 years ago #viagra #domains #domainers #spammers

Viagra: How spam skyrocketed 15 years ago #viag...

domaingang.com 27 Mar '13, 6pm

You are here: Home / Domain News / Viagra: How spam skyrocketed 15 years ago Viagra: How spam skyrocketed 15 years ago Pos...

After 10 years of hard work, Ontario is getting ready to close its last coal power plants

After 10 years of hard work, Ontario is getting...

treehugger.com 03 Apr '13, 5pm

It wasn't always easy, deadlines were missed, and not everybody agreed with how it was done, but over the past 10 years, t...

Hybrid sales up 32% so far in 2013 compared to ...

treehugger.com 02 Apr '13, 5pm

People are hungry for fuel-sippers According to the latest data for the months of January and February 2013, sales of hybr...

Sumatran rhino found in Kalimantan after unseen...

news.mongabay.com 02 Apr '13, 5pm

Facing extinction, conservationists call emergency summit to save Sumatran rhinos (03/17/2013) With the number of Sumatran...

NEW TONIGHT: Two more female Marines have washe...

marinecorpstimes.com 02 Apr '13, 10pm

Two more women have washed out of Marine Corps Infantry Officer Course, putting a quick end to the latest iteration of an ...

Two of a Kind: Shalane Flanagan and Kara Gouche...

runnersworld.com 02 Apr '13, 2pm

Two Of A Kind: Shalane Flanagan & Kara Goucher Our interview with Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan tests the training par...

Study: US 'peak miles' may have happened five years ago, Americans still drive 3 trillion miles a year

Study: US 'peak miles' may have happened five y...

green.autoblog.com 28 Mar '13, 12am

In what may seem like a "man bites dog" story, the grand total of annual vehicle-miles driven may have peaked a few years ...

Prodigy boy, 9, scores A* for two O-level maths...

straitstimes.com 31 Mar '13, 1am

Anthony Yip took two O-level mathematics papers last year as a private candidate and scored A* in both. He was then nine a...

Last 3 years, April have been the intermediate peak

Last 3 years, April have been the intermediate ...

thefinance.sg 28 Mar '13, 2am

Last 3 years, April have been the intermediate peak by Drizzt on March 28, 2013 The Reformed Broker highlights this trend ...

PepsiCo Reaches Safe Water Access Goal Two Years Early

PepsiCo Reaches Safe Water Access Goal Two Year...

triplepundit.com 29 Mar '13, 9am

One of the PepsiCo Foundation grants was to the Safe Water Network , which provided $3.5 million in funds to develop safe ...

After Offering To Buy Domain For $15K, 6 Years ...

thedomains.com 28 Mar '13, 6pm

Zija International, Inc. of Utah just lost its UDRP bid to get control of the domain name zija.com, a domain it repeatedly...

The last US combat troops left #Vietnam forty years ago Friday. Here are some of their stories. #longread

The last US combat troops left #Vietnam forty y...

stripes.com 28 Mar '13, 11pm

In this March 29, 1973 photo, Camp Alpha, Uncle Sam's out processing center, was chaos in Saigon. Lines of bored soldiers ...