Show #29 | Glitches In Sam’s Homeless Matrix

Show Notes: http://portforwardpodcast.com/show-29-glitches-in-sams-homeless-matrix
This week we talk BitCoin, QuadCopters, Tech Company subpoena woes, and good office culture. Also there is a major glitch in Sam’s Matrix:

Music: Orkidea – Unity (Solarstone Pure Mix)

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Show #27 | CPU_SLOW

We bring you the latest buzz surrounding node.js and some history. Also the WebStorm editor which works great with node!

  • Special thanks to David Sykora for redesigning our site!
  • Tool: http://www.jetbrains.com/webstorm/ also get the node.js plugin.
  • Ben hacks objective c iOS display code for iPhone 5
  • Sam recomends Battery Case: http://www.lenmar.com/Uploads/File/landing-pages/index.html
  • Node.js
  • Ben recording with iPhone5 and has trouble again
  • Merrick talks about node.js including: The conception of node by Ryan Dahl (creator of NodeJS): http://elegantcode.com/2012/02/06/solving-the-upload-progress-bar-problemthe-history-of-node-js/
  • NODE: What first got Ryan excited about server side stuff was him seeing his first upload progress bar, he was like WTFOMGBBQ.
  • NODE: Ryan’s first ever demo was presenting his early version of node running a IRC server at JSConf in Berlin, the demo gods taunted him, and he considered fleeing, but also got lucky, and had demo win, people in the audience connected to his simple server, were chatting and then saw it was all from the 400 lines of JS running server-side.
  • NODE: Joyent (PaaS, IaaS) was in the audience and was like hey we want to build out our infrastructure on this, and Ryan was like well you prob shouldn’t… & they were like, no come to work for us, we’ll pay you to build it.
  • EC2 AMI for Merrick’s Node dev server (AMI: ubuntu/images/ebs/ubuntu-precise-12.04-amd64-server-20121001 (ami-3d4ff254))
  • Node dev server setup walkthrough coming next show!
  • Non blocking on iOS and in general (scheduling) (Blocks)
  • Cloud 9 IDE runs on node.js
  • Indie game the movie
  • Humble Indie Bundle
  • Fez gaming demo
  • Cube World Demo
  • Sam rants against windows 8 after reviewing with a laptop from the stoneage.
  • Sam’s horrible skype flags: CPU_SLOW CALL_BW_LOW
  • Microsoft Is Fast Turning Into A Sideshow
  • US Military spends $617 on Windows 8
  • Epic router: Dark Knight
  • http://www.pfsense.org/
  • Indie Devs Google +

Recorded on January 12th, 2013.
Tripple O.G. Nerd
Music: Omnia, Ira – The Fusion (Original Mix)

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