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Episode 625: The Last Job : Planet Money : NPR
What would you do if you never had to work? We worked with to imagine a post-job world.
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Be Kind
“Being kind is […] about taking responsibility for your impact on the people around you.” —
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yesterday
JDK 9
Java isn’t my thing anymore, but I’m glad to see that it’s no longer stagnant:

…it might even get a REPL!
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yesterday
Basic income - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The current series on jobs and tech is compelling. I hope they do a piece on basic income as part of it.
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yesterday
iPhone Lightning Dock - Apple Store (U.S.)
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2 days ago
Nürburgring In Under 7 Minutes on Devour.com
Nürburgring In Under 7 Minutes — so intense!
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2 days ago
Heroku | Heroku Review Apps Beta
Easy branch deploys are one of the most important workflow changes you can make. ’s new review apps look rad:
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3 days ago
The Women Pull No Punches In Fiery, Feminist 'Mad Max' : NPR
RT : The actress who played a matriarchal biker-warrior in FURY ROAD is 78, and did her own stunts.
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3 days ago
Mining the internet for time lapses
Mining the internet for time lapses via Feedbin Starred Entries for avi@aviflax.com
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4 days ago
2001 Honda S2000
OMG so tempted must resist… why… must… no… yes…
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4 days ago
An Open Letter To Monitoring/Metrics/Alerting Companies
I’d like to open up a dialogue with companies who are selling X-As-A-Service products that are focused on assisting operations and development teams in tracking the health and performance of…
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4 days ago
The Chokehold of Calendars
Meetings may be toxic, but calendars are the superfund sites that allow that toxicity to thrive. All calendars suck. And they all suck in the same way. Calendars are a record of interruptions. And…
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4 days ago
The media's reaction to Seymour Hersh's bin Laden scoop has been disgraceful
Seymour Hersh has done the public a great service by breathing life into questions surrounding the official narrative of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Yet instead of trying to build off the…
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5 days ago
Training for Discontent
I volunteer at my son’s school in Menlo Park, which means once a month I read stories and talk about feelings with overachieving sixth graders. My son’s not in the class I visit,…
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5 days ago
Impedance (mis)matching — Building Timehop — Medium
Throughput impedance (mis)matching: push notifications at Timehop
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7 days ago
Speed demon: One man's mission to make his Tesla go faster
JUPITER, Florida — The car is, by Brooks Weisblat’s measure, as easy to drag race as it is good-looking. “Just point and shoot,” Weisblat thinks to himself as he lines up…
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7 days ago
0, 1, Many, a Zillion
There are only four numbers in computer programs: 0, 1, many, "a zillion"
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7 days ago
Color-Blind Policy, Color-Conscious Morality
The untold story of Oklahoma's botched lethal injection—and America’s intensifying fight over the death penalty Months after publication, Japanese home-organization guru Marie Kondo's…
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8 days ago
A Taste of Rust
By Evan Miller May 14, 2015 The word rust is the last thing I want to think about when I am hungry and/or fantasizing about building something that will endure through the ages. As a name for a…
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8 days ago
How a password changed my life. — Medium
My password became the indicator. My password reminded me that I shouldn’t let myself be victim of my recent break up, and that I’m strong enough to do something about it.
psychology  password  life 
8 days ago
Color-Blind Policy and Color-Conscious Morality
Months after publication, Japanese home-organization guru Marie Kondo's book about de-cluttering has reached peak interest. Behavioral science may explain the appeal. The botched execution of Clayton…
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8 days ago
chrisamico's blurblog
In 2 Baltimore neighborhoods, infant mortality is higher than in the West Bank (Vox: All Posts by...)
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8 days ago
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9 days ago
System call conversion for year 2038
The following subscription-only content has been made available to you by an LWN subscriber. Thousands of subscribers depend on LWN for the best news from the Linux and free software communities. If…
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9 days ago
From scaling LinkedIn to selling a nervous system for enterprise data
You mentioned striking out on your own, which was a reference to your startup, Confluent. What does it mean to be a commercial Kafka company?We have this vision of a central platform for stream data.…
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9 days ago
I was an undercover Uber driver
By Emily Guendelsberger Published: 05/07/2015 | 0 Comments Posted Two good-looking young strangers are having an amazing conversation in the backseat of my car. I'm eavesdropping so hard I nearly run…
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9 days ago
Presentations -> Applying the Saga Pattern
Time: Tuesday 16:05 - 16:55 / Location: Grand Ballroom C
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9 days ago
Stop using income as a guide to economic class
Shutterstock Amy Chozick has a fascinating story about politicians struggling to find a vocabulary to describe families who are not poor but who feel their economic struggles are sufficiently severe…
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9 days ago
Applying the Saga Pattern
Published May 12, 2015 in Technology As we build larger more complex applications and solutions that need to do collaborative processing the traditional ACID transaction model using coordinated…
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10 days ago
Want to Hire More Diverse People? Raise Your Bar.
“Does hiring more diverse people mean lowering the bar?”This question comes up in almost every conversation I have about how tech companies can recruit and hire more people from…
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10 days ago
Why so many Dutch people work part time
THE Dutch are generally a pretty content bunch. The Netherlands consistently ranks as one of the best places in the world to live. Dutch kids are among the happiest in the world, according to…
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10 days ago
Go actions responses
Anyone who's written a website or webservice in Go is probably familiar with the http.Handler interface and its ServeHTTP(res http.ResponseWriter, req *http.Request) function. Many of the 3rd party web frameworks expose something similar, often with a custom Request parameter.
http  programming  golang 
10 days ago
The 22 most memorable quotes from the new Elon Musk book, ranked
A new book on Elon Musk offers an unforgettable look at the leader of Tesla and SpaceX. (Noah Berger/AP) For anyone interested in technology, entrepreneurship or the price of greatness, Ashlee…
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10 days ago
Being true to our priorities, a shift in leadership at &yet | &yet Blog
Being true to our priorities, a shift in leadership at &yet via Feedbin Starred Entries for avi@aviflax.com
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11 days ago
An Open Letter to Tony Hsieh
Dear Tony, First of all, let me start by stating that I truly admire what you’ve achieved. Your book, describing your path from LinkExchange to Zappos, from culture-by-accident to the…
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11 days ago
https://code.facebook.com/posts/1433093613662262/-under-the-hood-facebook-s-cold-storage-system-/
Two billion photos are shared daily on Facebook services. Finding a place for these images to live so they can be instantly available is a recurring scale challenge for our infrastructure team. But…
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11 days ago
peterbourgon/gokit
gokit is a working name for a distributed programming toolkit to serve the needs of the modern service-oriented enterprise. Motivation See the motivating blog post and the video of the talk. Goals…
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11 days ago
America’s Epidemic of Unnecessary Care
Millions of Americans get tests, drugs, and operations that won’t make them better, may cause harm, and cost billions. Credit Illustration by Anna Parini
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11 days ago
Do you really know why you prefer REST over RPC?
A few weeks ago I’ve seen an interesting flock of tweets initiated by this question: Is my hatred of having http endpoints with the same path but different behaviors based on the verb totally…
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12 days ago
Finance & Development, September 2011 - More or Less
World Income Inequality and inequality within countries

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13 days ago
Writing Handsome Golang Middleware
Wiring http.Handlers with Google Go’s standard library is straightforward & clean. http.Handle("/thing", func(w http.ResponseWriter, r *http.Request) { ‌ ‌…
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14 days ago
Efficient String Concatenation in Go
In this article I investigate the computational performance of various string concatenation methods in the Go programming language.
performance  golang 
14 days ago
Why Lisp?
A number of people have contacted me about a comment I wrote yesterday on Hacker News asking me to elaborate, e.g.: my impression is that lisp is *only* a different notation. Is that correct, or am I…
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15 days ago
0x74696d | go get considered harmful
I suspect most of the problems could have been prevented or mitigated if the import syntax permitted version pinning. But barring the release of Go 2.0, here’s what I’ve been doing.
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15 days ago
Systems that enable data agility: Lessons from LinkedIn
Tweet A talk at Strata + Hadoop World, London, UK, 06 May 2015 Data is only useful if you can process it, analyse it, and create valuable products from it. If you have an idea for a new data-driven…
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16 days ago
To the Galilee
Wild flowers of Palestine. Yellow amaryllis (Sternbergia Clusiana Gawl). (Matson Photograph Collection, Library of Congress) The Tablet Longform newsletter highlights the best longform pieces from…
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16 days ago
Distractions
In our house, there’s a device in almost every room - and that’s without counting the ones that move around with us. They have various different form factors, and those shapes create…
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16 days ago
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