Crowdsourcing marketplace Freelancer.com is extending the idea of contests — where individual workers pitch ideas and hirers choose the best submission — from its design categories to every tyoe of work it offers through the site. It’s understandable that a model which has proved successful in one area is being extended to others, but I’m not sure how well this will work when it comes to development projects.
As we reported this morning, Microsoft is planning to launch two local Azure data centres in Australia. When will they launch? Will there be a cost difference? Lifehacker got the answers direct from Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s global president for Server & Tools.
Our ongoing World Of Servers series swept through London last week for the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit. Here are five key lessons to take away from that event.
‘Make do and mend’ was a popular slogan during World War 2, designed to encourage people not to needlessly throw out clothing that could be repaired and repurposed. That in itself is a very Lifehacker-friendly idea, but it is not our topic today. Instead, we’re here to remind everyone that the correct expression is ‘make do’, not ‘make due’.