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Links You Don't Want To Miss (May 17)

05.17.2013
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Modular DOMReady
A new tool for making your web development life a little easier.  I love the site design this guy has too.

NES Drawn in 100% CSS
This CSS wizard drew an NES with just divs and CSS classes. It even has functional buttons and flap. Neat!

NEWS

Google Introduces “NoSQL-Like” Database as a Managed Cloud Service
Google has finally taken up the chance to challenge managed NoSQL offerings like Amazon’s DynamoDB. 

NASA Buys Into Quantum Computer
Google, NASA, and other scientists will be sharing use of a $15m supercomputer that uses “quantum physics” effects to boost its speed.


"Open the pod bay doors, Hal."   "I can't do that Dave."

Jekyll Turns 1.0
The Jekyll static site generator -- also known as the open source rubygem at the heart of GitHub Pages -- hits 1.0. If you’re running Jekyll locally, you can find some upgrade tips here.

Python Release-a-Palooza
We’ve got a whole nest of Python births to celebrate, with releases for Python 3.2.5, 3.3.2, and 2.7.5.

THE HOTNESS

The Amazing Leaping Robot
This thing makes some pretty sweet jumps.