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Fade to Black (A Ramble) | Nick Bradbury
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6 hours ago
The scientific evidence against spanking, timeouts, and sleep training
At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors have gathered to hear psychotherapist Tina Bryson speak about neuroscience, mentorship,…
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9 hours ago
2013 Subaru Outback 2.5L Limited Wagon AWD
2013 Subaru Outback 2.5L Limited Wagon AWD - $24900 (Stamford CT)
33K miles
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12 hours ago
The Sweater Song by Wailin Wong of Basecamp
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13 hours ago
In 140: I’m moving back to Galiano Island and...
In 140: I’m moving back to Galiano Island and joining Etsy to form a new, distributed team to understand and improve the economics of Etsy shops. After leaving Twitter at the end of last year,…
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20 hours ago
Do You Know That Hypermedia Is A Better Solution For Discovery Than APIs.json?
I spend a lot of time field questions from people about APIs.json. This is something I expect to be doing for the next 10 years, and happy to field questions about exactly what it is all about, and…
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20 hours ago
Vermont bails on single-payer health care
Getty Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin on Wednesday dropped his plan to enact a single-payer health care system in his state — a plan that had won praise from liberals but never really got much past…
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yesterday
Farewell, Dr. Dobb's
This year, our website will deliver almost 10.3 million page views, which is an unprecedented number for Dr. Dobb's. It's up from 9 million last year and 8 million three years ago. That kind of…
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yesterday
Instagram
2015 Dary growth strategy is happening! Our new little one is due 6/26 :)
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yesterday
What's in a Var?
There are many features that set Clojure apart from other programming languages but two pretty remarkable ones that don't get much airplay are vars and metadata. I suspect the reason is two-fold:…
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yesterday
How to Make a Computer Operating System (with Pictures) - wikiHow
RT : Any wikihow article on a sufficiently advanced topic is indistinguishable from trolling.
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yesterday
Working Effectively with Unit Tests Official Launch
Today marks the official release release of Working Effectively with Unit Tests. The book is available in various formats: DRM free pdf, epub, & mobi (Kindle) at http://leanpub.com/wewut…
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2 days ago
Comments
For a community that it’s so eager to embrace new technologies, it surprises me how few Clojure developers have adopted Pedestal as their default web stack. Ring + Compojure seems to be the go…
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2 days ago
Nkásht íí
By Darcie Little Badger 15 December 2014 Great-grandmother taught me everything she knew about death before it took her.Never sleep under a juniper tree. They grow between this world and the place…
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2 days ago
Magic Leap
RT : Father of the "Metaverse" - & our inspiration - joins Magic Leap
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3 days ago
Graphene: Fast, Strong, Cheap, and Impossible to Use
One atom thick, graphene is the thinnest material known and may be the strongest. Credit Illustration by Chad Hagen Until Andre Geim, a physics
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3 days ago
Say No
I joined Facebook when there were around a dozen engineers. There wasn’t any formal organizational structure back then but co-founder Dustin Moskovitz was unquestionably the head of…
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4 days ago
One Woman’s Drive to Revolutionize Medical Testing
Elizabeth Holmes says that her test can help detect ailments from just a few drops of blood. Credit Photograph by Jenny Hueston One aft
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4 days ago
Cool Tools – Ryan Block, Cofounder of Engadget [Cool Tools Show #17]
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4 days ago
The Software Scientist
By Evan Miller December 14, 2014 You’d think that any programmer with a basic grasp of recursive algorithms would be hesitant to take a job as a software engineer. By and large, programming is…
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4 days ago
Cool Tools – Metal Radiator Humidifier
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5 days ago
Introducing Universal SSL
The team at CloudFlare is excited to announce the release of Universal SSL™. Beginning today, we will support SSL connections to every CloudFlare customer, including the 2 million sites that…
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5 days ago
SQLAlchemy and You
written on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 Without doubt are most new Python web programmers these days chosing the Django framework as their gateway drug to Python web development. As such many people's…
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7 days ago
Implementing multimethods in Python
In Clojure (and many other languages), a multimethod is an implementation of multiple dispatch as an alternative to single dispatch. Traditionally, if you define several methods with the same name on…
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7 days ago
REST Fest 2014 \ Sean Cribbs
"HTTP: The Good Parts" (Keynote) REST demands we think about resources, representations, and rich interactions; however, it's easy to forget the substrate upon…
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7 days ago
The Argumentative Jew
To the women and men of Kesher Israel The most common understanding of disagreement, in the private sphere and the public one, is that it represents a failure. A single understanding, a shared…
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7 days ago
Final / The Genesis of a New Credit Card
Genesis stories end up folklore in a company’s history, but looking back they can reveal insight and intention in moments that felt like serendipity. Whether it’s Drew Houston…
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8 days ago
The Programmer’s Dream (A Ramble)
Programmers dream of new code. We spend a good deal of our time working on code we didn’t write for software we didn’t create, much of which we believe is horribly written (or, at…
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8 days ago
How to Uphold White Supremacy by Focusing on Diversity and Inclusion
Since the civil rights movement, white people have exploited every opportunity to conceal their colonialist legacy and longstanding (ab)use of white supremacist power. They’ve proven time and…
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8 days ago
The Strand’s Stand: How It Keeps Going in the Age of Amazon
Walk into the Strand Book Store, at East 12th and Broadway, and the retail experience you’ll have is unexpectedly contemporary. The walls are white, the lighting bright; crisp red signage is…
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8 days ago
Cool Tools – Cool Tools 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Mark’s Pick’s
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8 days ago
The Dying Embers
By Inkeri Kontro 8 December 2014 The women open my door shyly, awkwardly. They look inside, see the dark patina of the timbers, the stark contrast with the outside, which has grayed and cracked with…
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9 days ago
paperplanes. From Open (Unlimited) to Minimum Vacation Policy
Great post, a strong +1 from me - vacation IS that important:
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9 days ago
Etsy on Migrating to Kafka in Three Short Years - NYC Data Engineering (New York, NY) - Meetup
Speaking about how much you can pay in the present for going fast in the past at the NYC Data-Eng meetup next week
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9 days ago
Welcome to Hevruta, the First Pluralistic Gap-Year Program for Americans and Israelis
The Hevruta Partnership in Global Jewish Learning and Leadership, a collaborative project of the Shalom Hartman Institute and Hebrew College of Boston, is th...
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9 days ago
Databases at 14.4Mhz
Failing at scaling When we started building FoundationDB five years ago, my co-founder and I wrote down our big hairy goals for the distributed key-value database we were dreaming up: Fast, strict…
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9 days ago
localtunnel
Localtunnel allows you to easily share a web service on your local development machine without messing with DNS and firewall settings.

Localtunnel will assign you a unique publicly accessible url that will proxy all requests to your locally running webserver.
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9 days ago
ngrok - secure introspectable tunnels to localhost
Introspected tunnels to localhost
“I want to securely expose a local web server to the internet and capture all traffic for detailed inspection and replay.”
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9 days ago
Cool Tools – Last Copies
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9 days ago
An Effective Code Review Process
The above was tweeted 1 recently and it resulted in some decent discussion about code reviews. In the past six months at Outpace, I’ve been part of a handful of code review sessions that have…
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9 days ago
The Most Important Question of Your Life
Everybody wants what feels good. Everyone wants to live a carefree, happy and easy life, to fall in love and have amazing sex and relationships, to look perfect and make money and be popular and…
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9 days ago
Thoughts on the Technical Track
I saw lizTheDeveloper's post about technical leadership at Simple and I realized that I've been meaning to write about this for a while. I hope to persuade you that there are a number of systemic…
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9 days ago
Documenting Architecture Decisions
Documenting Architecture Decisions Tags: agility and architecture Context Architecture for agile projects has to be described and defined differently. Not all decisions will be made at once, nor…
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9 days ago
If Eventual Consistency Seems Hard, Wait Till You Try MVCC | Xaprb
This should sound familiar: One of the great lies about NoSQL databases is that they’re simple. Simplicity done wrong makes things a lot harder and more complicated to develop and operate.…
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10 days ago
Doing the Impossible
Exactly-once messaging is something of a holy grail in the Kafka ecosystem – widely sought-after but rarely encountered. There are a handful of systems that promise exactly-once semantics, but…
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10 days ago
Hiring the next engineer, not the best engineer | rc3.org
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11 days ago
knsv/mermaid · GitHub
Generate flowcharts and diagrams from text - pretty cool:
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11 days ago
Tacoma - Fullbright
RT : Interested in the next game from the creators of ? We're excited to announce ! :-D
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12 days ago
Inside Erlang – creator Joe Armstrong tells his story
Erlang is a programming language designed by Ericsson and used by a number of companies such as WhatsApp, Amazon and Facebook. Watch its creator Joe Armstrong speak about its development and enduring…
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14 days ago
Searching & monitoring the Unified Log
This week I dropped into the Unified Log Meetup held at the rather hard to find offices of Just Eat (luckily there was some pizza left). The Unified Log movement is interesting and there’s a…
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14 days ago
Doctors, emails and blood test results: Sensitive medical data on the Internet
I went to the doctor’s not to long ago. A very nice office, good service even though I had to wait. While waiting I had to do all sorts of paperwork. Sure, okay, not big deal. The last pice of…
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14 days ago
Build products
December 4, 2014 Around this time a few years back, I started taking seriously the idea that I – not just one, but literally me – could build things on the internet. I spent the first…
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14 days ago
Planning for Performance
A note from the editors: We’re pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 3 of Scott Jehl's new book, Responsible Responsive Design, available now from A Book Apart. I want you to ask yourself…
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14 days ago
inessential: What I Don’t Get About Year-End Retrospectives
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14 days ago
Rare Factory Hot Rod: 2004 VW Passat W8 4Motion 6-Speed Wagon | Bring a Trailer
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14 days ago
'Top Five' Filmmaker Chris Rock Pens Blistering Essay on Hollywood's Race Problem: "It's a White Industry"
This story first appeared in the Dec. 12 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. I was probably 19 when I first came to Hollywood. Eddie Murphy brought me out to do Beverly Hills Cop II and he had…
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15 days ago
Be the hope
77% funded $77,870 donated 1073 supporters … days to go
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15 days ago
Why the data center needs an operating system
Developers today are building a new class of applications. These applications no longer fit on a single server, but instead run across a fleet of servers in a data center. Examples include analytics…
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15 days ago
Daniel With Music
December 2, 2014 • ∞ “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been” - Wayne Gretzky There was a recent dustup between CoreOS and Docker over Docker…
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16 days ago
Node.js in Flames
We’ve been busy building our next-generation Netflix.com web application using Node.js. You can learn more about our approach from the presentation we delivered at NodeConf.eu a few months…
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17 days ago
The Case for Slow Programming
My dad used to say, “Slow down, son. You’ll get the job done faster.” I’ve worked in many high-tech startup companies in the San Francisco Bay area. I am now 52, and…
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18 days ago
Take it from a software engineer: learning code can be a nightmare
I was just a guy in a suit in an office with a vague startup idea. Then I decided to learn to code. I overheard some guy at a happy hour bragging about how easily he was able to automate his office…
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18 days ago
Through a Glass Darkly
Midway through “Be Right Back,” the soul-cleaving fourth episode of the British anthology series Black Mirror, I sought refuge in a second screen. It happens sometimes when I watch TV,…
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18 days ago
Chris Rock Talks to Frank Rich About Ferguson, Cosby, and What ‘Racial Progress’ Really Means
Photo: Martin Schoeller What’s killing comedy.What’s saving America. The last time Frank Rich had a conversation with Chris Rock was in early 1996, when they and the 1950s teen…
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18 days ago
A New Software Engineering
We've redesigned the Queue article pages. Please let us know what you think.   November 29, 2014Volume 12, issue 10 What happened to the promise of rigorous, disciplined, professional practices…
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18 days ago
Jamelle Bouie on Twitter
Add a location to your Tweets When you tweet with a location, Twitter stores that location. You can switch location on/off before each Tweet and always have the option to delete your location history.
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18 days ago
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