"Yes, a curious kid can begin to learn the basics of programming (just as I did), and yes, learning to program is like learning anything else non-trivial in the world," says Facebook engineer Robert Smith. "But then things begin to become very misleading."
"Where possible, we absolutely think it's worthwhile to try to anticipate our users' errors and help as much as we can," says stripe developer Amber Feng. See her slide deck explaining how to make a friendly, elegant third-party API.
Kansas City is the only Google Fiber city in the U.S., but if you have an outstanding warrant in Kansas from that time you drove cross-country with an expired license, you can still see the future vicariously—just read this in-depth look at a world with 100Gbps connectivity. Because as it turns out, it’s against Google Fiber’s terms of service to build an incubator in the state capital
Two redditors have built a service that lets you view Vine videos on the Web, wondering aloud whether they can make money on it. Look at this crash course in monetizing content to make your own prediction.
You can skip 96 of the slides in this 102-slide presentation on startup DNA, written by a rank and file LinkedIn engineer, but read slides 30-36 about how various programming languages effect your company’s speed to market. Don’t get sucked into his section on analytics or distribution, though.