Many build systems exist to help people build their projects in a cogent manner and avoid the stupefying (albeit powerful) makefile: CMake, scons, boost.build, bjam, ant, etc. Each has its following, often based on the propensity of the audience (C/C++, python, Java). Here’s another to add to the mix: Cake. And this brief intro on… Continue reading The next make?
Google has just introduced its Google Art Project. It’s Google Street View inside the prominent museums of the world, with high-resolution images of each work. What a great concept! Hat’s off to them. I’ve been through Amsterdam three times (stop-overs to other destinations), and never got to see either the Rijksmuseum or the Van Gogh… Continue reading Google Art Project