Readings for Lunch — [ 23 Feb 2017 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Beautiful amazing world (source)

PROGRAMMING

Programming with nothing

Ruby is a powerful language, but how much power does it have if you remove all of its datatypes except some small feature?

SOCIETY

Refugees’ stories told through their smartphones

For many OF the 65 million refugees worldwide displaced by war or persecution, a cellphone is a lifeline. A smartphone provides a means of staying in touch with loved ones, of keeping up with the news, or navigating their way to safety. It carries pictures of those they’ve left behind, those they’ve lost, and those they hope to find. And each is as unique as the person carrying it.