Does Linux tell the Gilgamesh story of hacker culture?

Is the command line still essential? Was Stephenson right about his Linux It’s been a while since I read Stephenson’s essay on Linux. It’s one of those pieces that’s so well written, we need to go back to it now & then. Join 28,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. This quote caught …

Amazon Web Services – What is it and why is it important?

Amazon Web Services is a division of Amazon the bookseller, but this part of the business is devoted solely to infrastructure and internet servers.  These are the building blocks of data centers, the workhorses of the internet.  AWS’s offering of Cloud Computing solutions allows a business to setup or “spinup” in the jargon of cloud …