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DZone Links You Don't Want To Miss (2/14/13)

02.14.2013
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Where Did The Term "Big Data" Come From
The NYTimes did some deep investigating into the etymological origins of the biggest buzzword in IT right now.

A Reference Tool For Finding Out Which Media Queries Will Work on Your Device
The tool is called MQtest.io, and it's pretty useful.  Although you have to go to the page with the device you want to test.

All LinkedIn Employees Get iPad Minis
We're one step ahead of you, LinkedIn.


Ok, so we had to buy a few less than LinkedIn...

NEWS


Opera Moves To WebKit
The news that everyone has probably already heard, but I thought would also be interesting to hear what Brendan Eich had to say about it. (I believe this was him since he tweeted it and it seemed like a Mozilla employee talking about their project).

Obama Gets It Done: Decisive Cyber Security Exec Order
The good news about this executive order, is that it doesn't carry all of the privacy problems that were in the legislative branch proposals.

A Vagrant AWS Provider
A preview of a Vagrant AWS provider should be welcome news to the Vagrant fans out there, which includes DevOps godfather, Patrick DuBois.  It brings the same Vagrant workflow you’ve come to know and love for launching and provisioning instances in EC2 or VPC.

MarkLogic Enterprise NoSQL Now Offers Free Developer License
Pretty interesting NoSQL industry news, but you should check out the one odd condition for using this license.

HUMOR


Chuck Norris is a Color - Your Browser Says So
A very important question…  It has an interesting answer too.


Fact.