- Goodbye, Putin
- The birth of the nation?
- Putin’s expensive victory
- Scenes from Maindan
- Ukraine: tale of two nations for country locked in struggle over whether to face east or west
- Ukraine protesters return en masse to central Kiev for pro-EU campaign
- Vladimir Putin offers Ukraine financial incentives to stick with Russia
Some other, more conventional news:
- 22 recommendations for building effective high-traffic web-sites. Concentrated knowledge and experience, very nice
- 10 things you should know about AWS – time saving tips
- Battle-ready Nginx – a brief overview with explanations of some settings that can be tuned in order to improve Nginx performance.
- Reflections on turning requirements into promises and scaling agile projects using promises
- 4k bit RSA keys being cracked by acoustic cryptanalysis, totally mad and scary world!
- yum now keeps the history of its transactions, available with
- Link from the past: Evolution of the web
- Mike Svoboda’s presentation on how CFEngine is used in LinkedIn: slides and youtube
- Bending over backwards to hit the nail on the head – Have you got a bee in your bonnet about idioms? Do you bend over backwards to find opportunities to use them? If so, be careful not to go overboard; otherwise you might be at risk of putting your foot in it.
- Vice Versa and Vis-à-Vis – get it right
- NYTimes article on Lviv’s history in architecture.
- Triumph of ignorami lasted 7 days: Ukrainian ski resort outlawed mobile phones based on citizens fantasies. Reminds me how bus and tram drivers were complaining they are receiving a radiation from newly installed GPS receivers (which do not emit any radiation by definition)