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Understanding Weak Isolation Is a Serious Problem
16 Sep 2014 Modern transactional databases overwhelmingly don’t operate under textbook “ACID” isolation, or serializability. Instead, these databases—like Oracle 11g and…
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5 hours ago
Blank Code Podcast 175 – Template
Los Angeles native Danny Astle, aka Template, has been an underdog role player in the techno scene for the past few years. He manages In:volve, a group of DJ’s and series of events in LA that…
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Integrating Kafka and Spark Streaming: Code Examples and State of the Game
Spark Streaming has been getting some attention lately as real-time data processing tool, often mentioned alongside Apache Storm. If you ask me, no real-time data processing tool is complete without…
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5 hours ago
How We Got To Now
For the past two years, NYC’s loss has been the Bay Area’s gain. No I’m not talking about hot startups, VC, or anything like that. I’m talking about Steven…
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5 hours ago
How to Be an Entrepreneur, and Stay Married
An owner’s dispatches from the front lines. Let’s start with full disclosure. I am not a psychologist, a marriage counselor or even a clergyman. But I have been an entrepreneur since…
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5 hours ago
I Heart Logs - O'Reilly Media
RT : O'Reilly has published an expanded version of my long-ass log blog post as a mini book
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6 hours ago
Dollar a Day
I just joined 414 donors giving a dollar a day to amazing nonprofits!
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7 hours ago
Management is not about sorting apples | rc3.org
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18 hours ago
Salaita and Internet Freedom
By Jillian York, Director for International Freedom of Expression, Electronic Frontier Foundation Plenty has been written on the unceremonious “un-hiring” of Steven Salaita, a professor…
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21 hours ago
Bicyclists In New York City & DC Doubled In 4 Years
Bicyclists In New York City & DC Doubled In 4 Years....
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Landing Page - Business Plan Template
Andrew Weinreich presents 14 hours of lectures. 17 document templates. 1 goal. Sign up to get the Business Plan Template & startup guidance Building a startup from scratch is hard work.…
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Alex Blumberg on the Psychology of the Start-up World
At first, I found it strange that I had gotten so into StartUp, former NPR economics reporter and Planet Money co-founder Alex Blumberg’s new podcast about attempting to la
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Apache Storm vs. Apache Spark
This is the last post in the series on real-time systems. In the first post we discussed Apache Storm and Apache Kafka. In the second post we discussed Apache Spark (Streaming). In both posts we…
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Native Responsive Images
How It All BeganOur story starts in ancient times, when WURFLs roamed the wilderness, and mobile-only websites were a thing. In these times, a developer that wanted to provide access to his website…
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Teachers: Driving Our Future | Uber Blog
Driving for Uber is the perfect second job for teachers in a modern dystopia
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Hong Kong's 'off-grid' protesters
Images of Hong Kong's protests are being suppressed on the internet in mainland China, and 100,000 people in Hong Kong have joined a new social network that operates "off-the-grid". In Hong Kong,…
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Strange Loop 2014
I went to a tech conference called Strange Loop last week. It takes place once a year in Saint Louis, Missouri, and features talks by the creators and earliest users of cutting-edge technologies.…
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How Meditation Reduces Sunk Cost Bias: An Interview with Andy Hafenbrack
“The the sunk cost bias was the bias we found most strongly influenced by meditation of the ones we tested, so then we ran follow-up studies to try to figure out why this would be.” Did…
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2 days ago
The Wristwatch Just Caught Up To The 21st Century
After some hands-on time with the Apple Watch, I've learned a few things. Perhaps the most important of which is that the majority of discussions regarding the Apple Watch by the traditional watch…
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2 days ago
On The Future of Apple and Google
Posted on: September 28, 2014Posted in Mobile, StrategyWhen Tim Cook was interviewed by Charlie Rose after Apple’s mega launch event a few weeks ago, he scoffed at any mention of competitors,…
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2 days ago
Automated Testing of WebRTC Applications | Blog
As you probably know, we run Talky, a free videochat service powered by WebRTC. Since WebRTC is still evolving quickly, we add new features to Talky roughly every two weeks. So far, this has required…
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2 days ago
Where to Start When It Feels Like Nothing Is Going Right in Your Life
Everyone has times in their life when they feel demotivated, lost, and unhappy. You're in a rut, and you don't know how to get out of it. Life may keep piling it on, but here are a few starting…
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2 days ago
HATEOAS, REST, and Hypermedia Primer with Mat Velloso (Channel 9)
All this talk about REST and RESTful Web Services can be overwhelming. There's also terms like "HATEOAS," which sounds scary but actually means "Hypermedia as the Engine of Application State."…
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2 days ago
Learning Online
That we’ll learn school-ish things on the internet seems inevitable, but most people seem not to learn very much or very quickly online; Sebastian Thrun admitted as much in a Fast Company…
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2 days ago
$4.35 to get your own money - ATM fees surge again
It costs $4.35 on average to withdraw money using an ATM outside of your bank's network. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) It's more expensive than ever to get your hands on your own money. A customer is slapped…
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2 days ago
Latina, at the white, male New York Times: “Why are people thinking it’s OK to say racist sh-t in front of me?”
Excerpted from "A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir" I didn’t think white people got jobs the way Latinos did, just by talking to each other. But they do, and that’s how it happens for me. My first…
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2 days ago
Careers
just noticed a Clojure job in STL; thought you might know people who might want to know.
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Home | http-kit, high performance HTTP Client/Server for Clojure
HTTP Kit is a minimalist, efficient, Ring-compatible HTTP client/server for Clojure. It uses a event-driven architecture to support highly concurrent a/synchronous web applications. Feature a unified API for WebSocket and HTTP long polling/streaming
http  server  web  library  clojure 
2 days ago
A url shortener service in 35 lines of Clojure - Adam Bard and his magical blog
My clojure version just needs http-kit, a nice light ring-compatible asynchronous webserver.
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2 days ago
Introducing Universal SSL
Introducing Universal SSL: doubles the size of the encrypted web
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2 days ago
Yahoo compares Storm and Spark
Bobby Evans and Tom Graves, the engineering leads for Spark and Storm development at Yahoo will talk about how these technologies are used on Yahoo's grids and reasons why to use one or the…
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3 days ago
Strong Female Protagonists | Terminally Incoherent
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3 days ago
inessential: Reeder and Unread
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3 days ago
Building OS X Apps with JavaScript
OS X Yosemite introduced JavaScript for Automation. This makes it possible to access native OS X frameworks with JavaScript. I’ve been digging in to this new world and putting together…
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3 days ago
Open Letter to Baghdadi | English
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Over 100 Muslim scholars from all over world have sent this letter to ISIS

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5 days ago
How to be a more productive manager: using Socratic questions to make your team more self-sufficient
As kids we are taught that there is no such thing as a stupid question. And it turns out, asking questions can actually do more than just make you smarter and help you learn new things — it…
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7 days ago
Some advice from Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos stopped by our office yesterday and spent about 90 minutes with us talking product strategy. Before he left, he spent about 45 minutes taking general Q&A from everyone at the office.…
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7 days ago
by Philip Zimbardo and John Boyd
ISBN: 1416541993 READ: 2009-04-03 RATING: 9/10 Go to Amazon See my in-depth article about this book at sivers.org/time my notes The Crypt of the Capuchin Monks: "What you are, they once were. What…
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8 days ago
Alex Gaynor -- Python for Ada
Posted September 23rd, 2014. Last year I wrote about why I think it's important to support diversity within our communities, and about some of the work the Ada Initiative does to support this. The…
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8 days ago
Blizzard cancels its next-gen MMO Titan after seven years
Blizzard has officially canceled development on its mysterious next-generation massively multiplayer game Titan. The company confirmed the news to Polygon in a recent interview. This revelation comes…
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8 days ago
The value proposition of Hypermedia
REST is a well-defined architectural style, and despite many misuses of the term towards general Web APIs, can be a very powerful tool. One of the constraints of a REST architecture is HATEOAS, which…
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8 days ago
461: Take the Money and Run for Office
RT : Listen to the first 1:30 of ; voicemail from actual congress woman to actual lobbyist >
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8 days ago
A Men’s Wear Revolution
The questions of power, sexuality and gender being raised by men’s fashion right now are far more interesting than whether guys will actually wear skirts or off-the-shoulder shirts. THE LINE…
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8 days ago
Smashing Mag on Prototyping
This article surveys the current landscape of tools available for prototyping mobile app design, as seen through the eyes of Pauly Ting of Tigerspike and Stephen Meszaros—who just happens to…
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9 days ago
Against Sharing
Daniel Horacio Agostini / Flickr Kazi drives a Toyota Prius for Uber in Los Angeles. He hates it. He barely makes minimum wage, and his back hurts after long shifts. But every time a passenger asks…
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9 days ago
Moving faster with data streams
Less than a year ago, we announced the first open source release of Apache Incubator Samza, a framework for processing big data streams. Today we are releasing Samza 0.7.0, a big milestone that…
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9 days ago
Contemporary Artistic Arrangements of Microscopic Diatoms by Klaus Kemp | Colossal
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9 days ago
Your Startup is Broken: Inside The Toxic Heart of Tech Culture. Collected Essays by Shanley
Home > Products > Your Startup is Broken: Inside The Toxic Heart of Tech Culture. Collected Essays by Shanley
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9 days ago
Why Scrum Should Basically Just Die In A Fire
Conversations with Panda Strike CEO Dan Yoder inspired this blog post. Scrum, the Agile methodology allegedly favored by Google and Spotify, is a mess. Consider story points. If you're not familiar…
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9 days ago
How to Make the Leap from Engineer to Manager
Someone once asked me, “What’s it like being a manager, as opposed to being a developer?” Having done both, the transition was a central pivot point in my own career, but…
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9 days ago
The current mantra in performance thinking is “Tools not Rules.” The premise is simple: The path to faster websites is not only about fast requests, but how they interact with paints, animations, and script execution. But tools are only part of the so
The Surprising Path to a Faster NYTimes.com by New York Times Developers Published September 16, 2014 in Technology The current mantra in performance thinking is “Tools not Rules.” The…
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9 days ago
Your paper brain and your Kindle brain aren't the same thing
Would you like paper or plasma? That's the question book lovers face now that e-reading has gone mainstream. And, as it turns out, our brains process digital reading very differently. Manoush…
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9 days ago
"Turning the database inside out with Apache Samza" by Martin Kleppmann - YouTube
This could be "FluxDB" by , in prod at LinkedIn: . s/database/Flux Store/g, imagine streaming to client
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9 days ago
HTTP API
The benefit of an HTTP API would be easier access via tools that don't support the PostgreSQL protocol, such as curl, web browsers, new programming languages, etc. It'd also be attractive to the…
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9 days ago
The Sefaria Project - Amplifier
Proud to support project , "a global network of giving circles inspired by Jewish values."
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9 days ago
Untitled (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1611685389/ref=nosim/0sil8)
Everyone knows historical counterfactuals are useful. What this book presupposes is, maybe they aren't?
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9 days ago
"Mesos: The Operating System for your Cluster" by David Greenberg - YouTube
"Mesos: The Operating System for your Cluster" including a long Q&A with questions repeated!
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9 days ago
The Cargo Cult of Game Mechanics — Acko.net
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9 days ago
Deciphering Glyph :: Ungineering
I am not an engineer.

I am a computer programmer. I am a software developer. I am a software author. I am a coder.

I program computers. I develop software. I write software. I code.
language  work  software  dev  development 
10 days ago
inessential: Josh on “Homeland”
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10 days ago
Hey, I'm writing a book!
About two years ago I wrote a blog post called “Rethinking caching in web apps”. At almost 4,000 words, it was a lot longer than the received wisdom says a blog post should be.…
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10 days ago
A beginner’s guide to negotiating your salary: how to get what you want without jeopardizing your job offer |
A beginner’s guide to negotiating your salary: how to get what you want without jeopardizing your job offer
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10 days ago
Access media/photos/videos using ALAssetsLibrary iOS/Objective-C | Codemaster Gabriel
With the progressive success to media applications in growing social market, the access to Media Library over iOS device is more or less one of the core requirement. This post focuses on using the ALAssetsLibrary to get access to your media on your iOS device.
iOS  dev  api 
10 days ago
The iPhone 6 (And 6 Plus) Go To Disneyland
Last week I decided to test the most secretive, hotly anticipated smartphones on earth in a place where there was no danger of them being recognized or damaged or both: Disneyland. Both my wife and I…
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10 days ago
Self-awareness: an epic guide to career and self-improvement
Natural talent, passion, determination, intelligence, charisma, experience–they’re all important traits when developing your leadership. But there’s one critical component…
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10 days ago
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