Link Roundup 2014-08-29

By August 29, 2014 links

Good week this week. Sweatin’ more than a cat in a room full of rocking chairs but still a good week. Best of luck to Mike Brandes on his new adventures into the great cold north where hugs are not only encouraged but are also a survival tactic. 

Below are some articles of note from the past week. Enjoy and have a safe holiday weekend. 

Why VMware Will Struggle To Embrace The Future
“Bimodal IT” To The Rescue?

Points Of Interest
Code to highlight the points of interest on a page.

Awesome .NET!
A collection of awesome .NET libraries, tools, frameworks, and software.

A Quick Plug for Time-Saving Photoshop CS6 Plug-ins
Rounded Rectangle Radius

With $30 Million More in Hand, IFTTT Looks to the Internet of Things
“We’re often re-purposing simple objects to fulfill a different purpose and need, like putting a pencil behind your ear when you need to use your hands”

Chicks and Types
Just what the title says

The Climate Scientist Who Pioneered Geoengineering Fears It’s About to Blow Up
The last time I tinkered with something I didn’t understand, I bricked it.