Non-Electronic Document Management System

ITAR-TASS: MOSCOW, RUSSIA. SEPTEMBER 30, 2014. Russia's State Courier Service officials deliver documents for draft federal budgets for 2015, 2016, and 2017 which are to be delivered in the State Duma. (Photo ITAR-TASS/ Sergei Fadeichev) Россия. Москва. 30 сентября. Сотрудники Государственной фельдъегерской службы России во время доставки документов проекта закона "О федеральном бюджете на 2015 год и на плановый период 2016 и 2017 годов" в Государственную Думу РФ. Фото ИТАР-ТАСС/ Сергей Фадеичев
ITAR-TASS: MOSCOW, RUSSIA. SEPTEMBER 30, 2014. Russia’s State Courier Service officials deliver documents for draft federal budgets for 2015, 2016, and 2017 which are to be delivered in the State Duma. (Photo ITAR-TASS/ Sergei Fadeichev)
Россия. Москва. 30 сентября. Сотрудники Государственной фельдъегерской службы России во время доставки документов проекта закона “О федеральном бюджете на 2015 год и на плановый период 2016 и 2017 годов” в Государственную Думу РФ. Фото ИТАР-ТАСС/ Сергей Фадеичев

With all the hype around Electronic (or Digital) Document Management Systems, I thought I’d share this photo, from this article (in Russian).  Nanotechnology…

 

11 Highly Underrated Plugins for WordPress

I came across this list of 11 highly underrated plugins for WordPress.  I wouldn’t go as far as call of them highly underrated, as some of them are rather highly rated.  But that’s not the point.  I wanted to share the list especially for these three:

gitfs – version controlled file system

This was only a matter of time … gitfs – version controlled file system:

gitfs was designed to bring the full powers of git to everyone, no matter how little they know about versioning. A user can mount any repository and all the his changes will be automatically converted into commits. gitfs will also expose the history of the branch you’re currently working on by simulating snapshots of every commit.

Here is a brief feature list:

  • Automatically commits changes: create, delete, update files and their metadata
  • Browse through working index and commit history
  • Merges with upstream by automatically accepting local changes
  • Caching commits reduces the memory footprint and speeds up navigation
  • Reduces the number of pushes by batching commits

One billion people …

.. visited Facebook in a single day! I have a hard time wrapping my head around that.  I remember the Web before Facebook existed.  I remember when Facebook reached a total of billion accounts.  And now, we have a billion active daily users. Wow!

Apart from everything else, the amount of engineering that went into creating the platform, growing the features, and keeping it up and running is beyond comprehension.

0 to about 11,000 employees in 11 years.  Wow!