I’m working on a little app for my Scala & functional programming book I currently call “Future Board.” It works a little like Flipboard in getting news headlines from different sources, but it uses Scala Futures and a few other functional programming techniques.
This is a page from my book, “How I Sold My Business: A Personal Diary”
We told the employees last Thursday about the sale, and it generally didn't seem like a huge deal. We have fourteen full-time employees and four contractors right now, and because there isn't a big change in regime, and because I'm rarely at the office anyway, I just don't think it's a big change for most of the employees.
Because I work with the employees in the field much more, they seemed to react much more, but in the end it was all well-wishes, "let's keep in touch", and so on.
If for some reason you want a Covfefe coffee mug, here you go.
Louisville, Colorado’s Blue Parrot property has been purchased by investors based in Superior. Here’s the story on DailyCamera.com, a source of news for Boulder and Broomfield counties here in Colorado.
Nothing screams “Happy Holidays” like a fake positive-pregnancy test, that’s what I always say.
(Google “woman selling positive pregnancy tests” for more details.)
64 ways to think about a news homepage is an interesting read. I’m always glad to see when people are searching for new ideas, especially in regards to this topic.
The Alaska Dispatch News, founded in 2008, bought out the Anchorage Daily News within the last year. This is the first print edition of the “new” newspaper. (The adn.com website was changed over some time ago. Image from here.)
Sadly, the last edition of the Anchorage Daily News was printed today. Image from here.
I just read on techradar that both T-Mobile and Orange have reduced their iPad prices, most likely to reduce inventory for a new iPad 2 model. This is of particular interest to me, because I've been reading a lot of books with the Kindle software lately, and I'd like to buy an iPad soon to make that reading experience more enjoyable.