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A little thing about release notes — Several People Are Typing — The Official Slack Blog — Medium. 20 lines of code that will beat A/B testing every time. Zwibbler.com is a drop-in solution that lets users draw on your web site.

20 lines of code that will beat A/B testing every time

The Codist: My Biggest Regret As A Programmer. Moneyball is dead. Long live Moneyball! While it seems the term has been around baseball forever, the concept of “moneyball” — coined to describe the Oakland Athletics’ approach to building competitive teams despite being hamstrung with one of the sport’s lowest payrolls — entered the popular lexicon with Michael Lewis’ Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, in 2003 (followed by the film).

Moneyball is dead. Long live Moneyball!

The concept is simple. Rather than relying on the traditional, often subjective wisdom of baseball-lifer scouts, who use their eyes to judge player ability, moneyball uses an analytical, evidence-based approach to build a roster. It’s useful for cash-strapped teams because it typically identifies undervalued, overlooked players. For a while, it worked. This War On Math Is Still Bullshit. In the wake of Paris, San Bernardino, and now Brussels, the encryption debate has become such a potent cocktail of horror, idiocy, and farce that it has become hard to tease out any rational threads of discussion.

This War On Math Is Still Bullshit

What Humans Do When Technology Is Simply Better. What Humans Do When Technology Is Simply Better “Make mistakes,” I thought.

What Humans Do When Technology Is Simply Better

Make a human error until you create something great. Robots Will Steal My Job? Years passed when you tried to innovate. This time, you have the threat to be replaced. Giphy ne gagne pas d'argent mais en obtient beaucoup - Business. La plateforme de GIF animés Giphy a obtenu 55 millions de dollars dans un tour de table qui la valoriserait à 300 millions de dollars.

Giphy ne gagne pas d'argent mais en obtient beaucoup - Business

Pourtant, elle ne génère encore aucun revenu. Si vous mettez parfois des GIF animés dans vos messages sur les réseaux sociaux ou sur votre blog, vous connaissez probablement Giphy. Vous tapez à 2 doigts au clavier ? Ce n’est pas forcément plus lent qu’à 10 d’après une étude. À l’université Aalto, en Finlande, on aime bien filmer les mains des gens en train de taper au clavier.

Vous tapez à 2 doigts au clavier ? Ce n’est pas forcément plus lent qu’à 10 d’après une étude

Mais au-delà du simple hobby étrange, cela permet d’apprendre quelques petites choses sur la manière dont nous nous servons de ce périphérique. Notre logique instinctive nous laisse penser que ceux qui tapent au clavier avec leurs dix doigts vont plus vite que ceux qui tapent avec seulement leurs index. Il semblerait en fait que non.

Amazon's Terms of Service Now Cover the Zombie Apocalypse! If the zombie apocalypse does happen sometime in the future, the world might end, but Amazon will still be on your side.

Amazon's Terms of Service Now Cover the Zombie Apocalypse!

27 Questions to Ask Instead of "What Do You Do?" I love the little traditions that develop organically at Buffer.

27 Questions to Ask Instead of "What Do You Do?"

Windows Phone is dead. Windows Phone started off life as a promising alternative to Android and iOS five years ago.

Windows Phone is dead

Microsoft positioned its range of Windows Phone 7 handsets as the true third mobile ecosystem, but it's time to admit it has failed. If a lack of devices from phone makers and even Microsoft itself wasn't enough evidence, the final nail in the coffin hit today. Microsoft only sold 4.5 million Lumia devices in the recent quarter, compared to 10.5 million at the same time last year.

That's a massive 57 percent drop. Even a 57 percent increase wouldn't be enough to save Windows Phone right now. Microsoft and Nokia have sold a total of 110 million Windows Phones compared to 4.5 billion iOS and Android phones in the same period. Stratechery by Ben Thompson - On the business, strategy, and impact of technology.

Taxi Strike Redux: Is France Failing its Entrepreneurs? — Welcome to TheFamily. Google ferme les comptes sociaux de Google Glass - Tech. Lyft, Cabify, 99Taxis & Others To Integrate Waze’s Routing Software In Their Own Apps. Waze, the popular Google-owned navigation app that excels in helping drivers route around traffic and be alerted to other road hazards in real-time, is today announcing partnerships with half a dozen companies in the on-demand and transportation space worldwide, including Lyft, who will integrate Waze software into their own applications to provide routing and guidance.

Lyft, Cabify, 99Taxis & Others To Integrate Waze’s Routing Software In Their Own Apps

This, in turn will feed more data back into Waze’s mapping application, allowing the company to provide more accurate and updated data to its own customers. In addition to Lyft, partners include other ride-sharing, dispatch, parking, and food delivery services in countries outside the U.S. The full list at launch includes Genesis Group (U.K. emergency dispatch technology company), JustPark Parking (parking company in the U.K.), Cabify (ride-sharing in Spain, Chile, Peru, Mexico, and Colombia), 99Taxis (ride-sharing in Brazil), and Cornershop (food-delivery service in Mexico and Chile.)

Snapchat : une fuite dévoile son projet face à Facebook Messenger. Avec plus de 6 milliards de consultations par jour, Snapchat fait trembler les autres réseaux sociaux. « Be like Bill », l’utilisateur idéal d’Internet. Facebook lance une fonctionnalité dédiée au sport. La dernière Coupe du Monde a prouvé qu’à l’instar de Twitter, Facebook est également utilisé par les internautes comme plateforme de social TV lorsqu’il est question de sport. Businessinsider. Uber’s API Now Lets Other Apps Add A “Ride Request Button”, But Not Competitors Too. Uber’s latest growth strategy is to colonize the mobile app landscape with its new Ride Request Button.

Launching today, iOS and Android app developers can more easily plug in an SDK with a few lines of code to add a Ride Request Button to their apps that deep-links into Uber’s app. Le projet fou d'Airbus pour gagner du temps à l'embarquement - Ubergizmo FR. Quand je dis qu'Airbus a un projet fou pour gagner du temps à l'embarquement, il faut comprendre qu'Airbus ne veut pas vous faire gagner du temps, mais faire gagner du temps aux compagnies avec lesquelles le groupe travaille.

Mais rassurez-vous, le projet a au moins le mérite d'être original. Partage, Automatisation, Destination… imaginer gares et aéroports de demain ? (Technologies) Les différentes révolutions, d’usage et technologiques, qui touchent le monde du voyage n’épargnent pas le secteur du transport. Loin de là.Que l’on parle des nouvelles aspirations des voyageurs ou du tsunami annoncé des objets connectés… tous les mouvements associés au monde digital qui bouleversent actuellement la façon de consommer du voyage vont modifier dans les années à venir la façon de concevoir gares et aéroports.

LiquidTalent Launches On-Demand Marketplace For Designers And Developers. LiquidTalent has today launched out of beta, offering companies a marketplace to find high-quality developer and designer talent on-demand both on the web and mobile. The company was founded by Alex Abelin, Google’s former public affairs manager, and Scott Annan under the premise that developers and designers (as well as the companies hiring them) want to work as freelancers with more freedom as opposed to traditional employees.

LiquidTalent also says that most companies are paying a hefty sum to hire through recruiters, and that LiquidTalent can save those companies money by offering high-quality professional connections. Here’s how it works: On both the talent side and the hiring side, users are asked to enter in some relevant details and connect through social platforms. LiquidTalent then uses social connections, as well as areas of expertise and the details of the project, to pair the company with the right talent to get the job done.