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Synchronous IO Never OK : Havoc's Blog
“If synchronous IO becomes a problem, it can be made asynchronous later.” Tempting to imagine that some operations on local files are “fast enough” to implement…
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10 hours ago
The New Stack Makers: Adrian Cockcroft on Sun, Netflix, Clojure, Go, Docker and More - The New Stack
Part two of my interview with Adrian Cockcroft covers Adrian’s early interests in just learning how things work and where that lead him and his career. Plus he…
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12 hours ago
A Web of People
Did you see The LEGO Movie? My boss told us to watch it as homework. That’s right, I have work homework. To be honest, it was the first homework i’d had in…
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17 hours ago
Safari is the new IE
30 Jun
Posted June 30, 2015 by Nolan Lawson in Webapps. Tagged: apple, web platform. Leave a Comment
Last weekend I attended EdgeConf, a conference populated by…
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17 hours ago
Are Uber Drivers Employees?
Credit Illustration by Christoph Niemann
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17 hours ago
bliki: FluentInterface
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A few months ago I attended a workshop with Eric Evans, and he talked about a certain style of interface which we decided to name a fluent interface. It’s…
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Missouri woman fatally shot in the neck while sitting with her husband | Daily Mail Online
RT : Missouri great-grandmother, 84, fatally shot in the neck while sitting on back porch w/ her husband of 65 years:
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How to use interfaces in Go
Before I started programming Go, I was doing most of my work with Python. As a Python programmer, I found that learning to use interfaces in Go was extremely…
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yesterday
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In which we explore Chemical Computing with experiments simulations based on the works of: What is Chemical Computing/ Programming? Nature and all living things…
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yesterday
This man got jobs at Yahoo, Facebook and Airbnb without a college degree all because he was good at serving lattes
Mike Curtis worked his way from AltaVista to Yahoo to Facebook to Airbnb — without a college degree — all because he was good at serving lattes.
In high school,…
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2 days ago
Obergefell v. Hodges: the database engineering perspective @ Things Of Interest
All the computer systems that exist exist to support requirements and processes arising in the real world. In particular, this includes databases intended to…
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2 days ago
Titles are Toxic
You have a job and it has a name. A name of convenience. It exists so that when someone asks, “What do you do?” you can simply say, “I am a software engineer”…
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3 days ago
Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood? - NYTimes.com
Eighteen vials were rocking back and forth on a squeaky mechanical device the shape of a butcher scale, and Mark Lyte was beside himself with excitement. ‘‘We…
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3 days ago
Postscript: Time Goes On | Learn You Some Erlang for Great Good!
RT : really good article about time in . Solves a problem that some other systems have not yet thought of :-)
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4 days ago
Self-driving cars nearly collide in California, raising questions about the technology - The Washington Post
The real story: Self-driving cars are so safe we can't easily measure it.
The news story: OMG QUESTIONS ABOUT SAFETY.
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4 days ago
Alto's Adventure on the App Store on iTunes
RT : Alto's Adventure is only $1 for the next week. My high score is 790K... come at me!
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5 days ago
DSLR Quality Camera in Your Pocket | DxO ONE | www.dxo.com
The DXO One is a f/1.8 lens + 1" sensor that attaches to an iPhone for screen, UI, processing, sharing. Super cool!
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5 days ago
A Video Game About a Woman Talking to the Police - HER STORY
Highly, highly recommend Her Story. Unlike any game I've ever played.
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5 days ago
Basics of the Unix Philosophy
The ‘Unix philosophy’ originated with Ken Thompson’s early meditations on how to design a small but capable operating system with a clean service interface. It…
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5 days ago
Inside the Fight to Stop Giraffes’ ‘Silent Extinction’
His mission: To collar giraffes and collect tissue samples from the animals, which have been rapidly disappearing from Africa in what Fennessy calls a "silent…
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5 days ago
https://larry-price.com/blog/2015/06/25/architecture-for-a-golang-web-app/
Setting up a web application in Golang can be a daunting task. If you’re used to rails, you probably miss having your hand held at this point. I’m using this…
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5 days ago
Inside the Fight to Stop Giraffes’ ‘Silent Extinction’
Giraffes: 150 years ago: ~2 million. 2000: 140,000. Now: 80,000.
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5 days ago
Russ Bishop - Swift 2: SIMD
Swift 2 brings updated support for SIMD (Single Instruction Multiple Data) . What exactly does that mean? SIMD Primer Each CPU vendor has their own unique…
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6 days ago
Untitled (http://www.roundabouttheatre.org/Shows-Events/On-the-Twentieth-Century.aspx)
Saw "On the Twentieth Century" put on by on Broadway last night and it was amazing. Highly recommended!
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6 days ago
A World Without Work
Adam Levey 1. Youngstown, U.S.A. The end of work is still just a futuristic concept for most of the United States, but it is something like a moment in history…
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7 days ago
Elixir Conf 2014 - Keynote: Think Different by Dave Thomas - YouTube
Excellent talk on learning how to think differently when learning a new programming language — in this case, Elixir.
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7 days ago
Joel Test for Continuous Delivery | The Circle Blog
There’s a bit of a cottage industry forming around updating the Joel Test or producing more purpose-specific variations of it. If you’re not familiar with the…
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8 days ago
The One Cost Engineers and Product Managers Don't Consider - First Round Review
Kris Gale, VP Engineering at Yammer, joined us recently for First Round CTO Summit and blew everyone away with his talk on " why the traditional engineering…
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8 days ago
White Supremacists Without Borders
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A VARIETY of clues to the motives of Dylann Storm Roof, the suspect in last week’s mass shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal…
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8 days ago
Learning in Both Directions
“The truth is, social change is a skill too… at least as difficult to master as Javascript but a lot more important.”
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8 days ago
Busy Bees and No Honey.
There was a time when asked “How are you?” I would reply:
I’m not sure where or when “busy” became a currency or status symbol but ask around and you’ll see…
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8 days ago
How We Moved Our API From Ruby to Go and Saved Our Sanity
The first lines of Parse code were written nearly four years ago. In 2011 Parse was a crazy little idea to solve the problem of building mobile apps. Those…
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8 days ago
Beyond Request-Response - Aeracode
While I love Django dearly, and I think the rate of progress we keep on the project draws a fine balance between progress and backwards-compatibility, sometimes…
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11 days ago
Principle of charity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In philosophy and rhetoric, the principle of charity requires interpreting a speaker's statements to be rational and, in the case of any argument, considering…
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12 days ago
I once tried to cheat sleep, and for a year I succeeded - Quartz
This visualization of different sleep schedules is very effective:

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12 days ago
Go has a debugger—and it's awesome!
Something that often, uh… bugs1 Go developers is the lack of a proper debugger. Sure, builds are ridiculously fast and easy, and println(hex.Dump(b)) is your…
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12 days ago
Fullbright
Just look at this snazzy Tacoma & Fullbright gear. And we now ship internationally!
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13 days ago
Under the hood: Building Moments
These days, with a phone in nearly everyone's pocket, it's easy to capture photos of the moments in our lives. But, somehow, you rarely end up getting all the…
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13 days ago
Untitled (https://www.lyft.com/invited/TINA037389)
A company that doesn't have a moral compass should not have 90% marketshare. Time to use Lyft!
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13 days ago
Redundancy vs dependencies: which is worse?
I believe that there are just two intrinsic forces in programming: You want to minimize redundancy and, ideally, define every piece of knowledge once. You want…
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13 days ago
Engineering Spirals: 10 Philosophies to Facilitate Innovation
Daniel Jacobson (Twitter | LinkedIn) is the VP of Edge Engineering for the Netflix API. Prior to Netflix, Daniel ran application development for NPR where,…
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13 days ago
The Keys to Employee Retention
Employee retention is on every leader’s mind. Building or managing a successful company means crafting and keeping a great team. After doing the hard work to…
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13 days ago
The Greatest Good
Last winter, William MacAskill and his wife Amanda moved into a Union Square apartment that I was sharing with several friends in New York. At first, I knew nothing about Will except what I could…
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14 days ago
There’s a chat for that: Apple’s biggest platform opportunity yet
It’s been months since I’ve written this piece but just never got around to publishing… I figured while WWDC is going on it might be a good idea to toss out…
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14 days ago
How to receive a million packets per second
Last week during a casual conversation I overheard a colleague saying: “The Linux network stack is slow! You can’t expect it to do more than 50 thousand packets…
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14 days ago
Optimizing An Important Atom Primitive
June 16, 2015 nathansobo
As we’ve focused on improving Atom’s performance over the past few months, one interesting optimization challenge has been a construct…
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14 days ago
Read-only deploy keys · GitHub
You can now create deploy keys with read-only access
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14 days ago
Where Do Memories Live?
How does that 3-pound lump of electrochemical jelly inside your head form, store and recall an apparently infinite number of memories? This is one of the most…
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14 days ago
Timehop: What did you do 1 year ago today?
RT : Look at what was in my ! (And then we tore it all down and replaced it with Clojure)
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14 days ago
EasyOTP on the App Store on iTunes
If you need an Google Authenticator / 2FA OTP app on the Watch this seems to do the job just fine:
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15 days ago
Twelve Concepts in Autonomous Mobility
I recently met with the advanced design team of a Japanese client to discuss how autonomous mobility could play out. The following are behavioral…
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15 days ago
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