MRM: The power of 'random', program maintenance, weave and electricity
By Selena Deckelmann · February 14, 2010
Time for another installment of Monday Reading Material!
I'm in New Zealand (and across the dateline!) so this is appearing a day early for many of you :)
Reading material from last week:
The power of 'random'. Work done with routers to combine messages (improve efficiency of transport) and then forward them *at random on to another hop. Turned out this was better overall than trying to selectively forward to "most likely" next hops.*
A Perl Programming maintenance checklist. Things you can do to make your code maintainable (in any language!)
Mozilla Weave. Bookmark sync!
How much energy How do I find out how much electricity something uses?. Great article on figuring this out. I have a kill a watt and need to investigate a few appliances I have at home.