Google has crawled over 3 Billion lines of computer code, revealing some surprising trends. "The way people code is very interesting," says Chris DiBona, Google's open source programs manager. He shares insights from the "Google Code" project, and closes by identifying "the most important coder in the world, who will be shaping computer science for decades to come."
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While the number of Facebook apps is increasing, activity is flattening out and concentrated in the most popular apps. In this presentation from O’Reilly’s Graphing Social Patterns conference, Roger Magoulas of O’Reilly Media breaks down some statistics and opportunities on Facebook apps. The majority of all activity is in the top few percent of apps, with a strong power law relationship between them. Different demographics and psychograpics have changed the pattern of usage as Facebook expands beyond its original United States based college student population.