Tech Talk. Interesting (you will be the judge of that) Tech items that are discussed by me and my colleagues at my client Rushordertees.com.
Interesting mini robot arm Kickstarter project
Dumb Lunch Decider Wheel project
Martin Fowler helps us understand REST
*Martin’s old post still a go-to.
Color Detection explained
*Important stuff for t shirt industry.
7 Proven secrets for effective Checkout
Your checkout is not just bleeding visitors …
It’s a burst artery.
And all those prospects you worked so hard to attract and persuade are gushing out of your site at a mind-boggling rate.
Particle Fever teaser
*This gave me a woody. I must see it.
Unlocking the power of teams
This is Twitter Engineering SVP Chris Fry on history’s greatest example of successful hyper-growth, and the tactic that made it possible: stable team building.
After reading this post I thought using this 4K Seiki TV monitor was worth a look.
Here’s the findings.
Crappy pic, but I guess you get the idea. One of my colleagues served as the guinea pig. First his Dell computer could not drive the display. So they decided to tear apart the Dell and upgrade it. Something I think is a total waste of time and energy for a software guy to be replacing his video card and power supply. Did I say the new parts did not fit well. Oh well.
Finally he got to try the monstrosity. First seems very bright and text blurry. Up the DPI to 150 and it was better. So what did he think?
There is a thing as too big. You need to sit too far away from this thing. Three full sublime editors side by side is nice. I think I’ll go for 2-3 27 inchers side by side.
On a related note looks like Apple is getting ready for 4k.