Simon Peter

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General notes on anything of interest

I’m going to FOSDEM

I’m going to FOSDEM, the Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting

I’m going to FOSDEM, the Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting. You too?

Today’s key learning: True meaning of “Alt Gr”

Ever wondered what “Alt Gr” stands for? Today, while working on a Sun Ray machine, I noticed the key said “Alt Graph”. Today’s key learning: The true meaning of this key is “alternate graphic”, according to IBM. Oh well.

Must-see Market Cap Map

Technology Market Cap

Here we can watch how Apple’s market capitalization relative to the industry grows from day to day 😉 A really useful tool.

Programming language market shares over time

C, C++, and Java are the “big ones”, followed by PHP, Perl and Python. See the graph over time. Does anyone know of an updated version?

Strategies for great ideas

Listen to Professor Nalebuff as he explains his strategies for coming up with great ideas. (MP3) (iTunes U)

  • What would Croesus do?why not?
  • Look where incentives are messed up
  • Start with an answer and look for a question
  • Where else would it work?
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