Retroshift: These are pretty cool…though I don’t know about $140 without the actual shifters, $220 with. [I saw these the other day and thought “nifty”. I already use these shifters on my Jones with a Paul’s “Thumbies” adapters and really like them. I could easily see where these work cleanly and make a

The Answer is in the Question

The Answer is in the Question: That’s been my experience over the last two years but it didn’t magically happen the minute you hand out an iPad. Like I keep saying: technology, pedagogy and curriculum. If you’re fighting every minute to keep kids engaged, it might be time to try something different. [Noted.] Source: Fraser


#screwcable: I’ve long believed that piracy is largely a business model problem not a human behavior problem. If you give people a legal way to consume the content they want, they will pay for it. But when you make it impossible to legally consume the content they want, they will pirate it. That’s what happened

HTTP Signature authentication scheme

A Bit More About the New Joyent Cloud API: To solve this problem with SmartDataCenter, we’re introducing the HTTP Signature authentication scheme, which is already released as open source. The HTTP Signature scheme allows for digital signatures to be leveraged as your credentials, and does not imply any particular key management scheme. It should be