Why the Occupy Wall Street protesters are angry, in charts.
Did you know that one in five infants drink soda? That seems incomprehensible to me.
And your don’t miss link of the day: Steve Yegge compares Google and Amazon.com and explains how to build a platform. Incredibly interesting. This was meant to be internal to Google but he posted it on Google Plus with the wrong permissions and now it’s been copied and pasted everywhere. Privacy features are funny.
October 13, 2011 at 11:05 am
So strategically, even if no one outside Google adopts Dart, if they eventually build a Dart VM into Chrome and Android (I’m sure they plan to–not sure why anyone would expect them to announce full support across all platforms on day one for a brand new language), and migrate their own apps to Dart (there’s an example browser spreadsheet app in the Dart examples), then their browsers can get a performance boost unavailable to the competition.
October 13, 2011 at 11:06 am
All that said, I have no personal interest in learning Dart or writing Dart code. I’ll stick to Bash and Ruby, thanks.
October 14, 2011 at 1:30 pm
Dart’s salespitch seems like GWT without the Java. (Compiles to JS, better syntax).
I expect Dart will have as much impact as Go