Links for Tuesday, May 10, 2011

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  • Deconstructing Genius: There is no Magic – “We now understand that the third ingredient, raw intelligence, is necessary only as a dough, but it is the first which decides how many theorems the recipe makes, and how delicious they taste.
  • TechCrunch: Why the New Guys Can’t Code – “I can guarantee you, without fear of contradiction, that no software engineer will ever have to write a binary search after they are hired. It’s like choosing a contractor because they know how to forge and cast steel using coal, iron, an oven and a bellows, when they actually need to know a) the address of the nearest Home Depot b) what to do with the steel once they buy it.
  • Vintage Seattle: Erecting the Needle – “Today I’m starting a new feature where we view chronological progress of the Space Needle construction.Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.
  • JavaScript Weekly – “A concise, once–weekly free roundup of JavaScript news and articles.