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What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team
L ike most 25-year-olds, Julia Rozovsky wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She had worked at a consulting firm, but it wasn’t a good match. Then…
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How To Install and Use Docker Compose on Ubuntu 14.04 | DigitalOcean
Introduction Docker is a great tool, but to really take full advantage of its potential it's best if each component of your application runs in its own…
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6 days ago
A Cold War mystery: Why did Jimmy Carter save the space shuttle?
The first launch of the space shuttle finally came on April 12, 1981. NASA We’d been chatting for the better part of two hours when Chris Kraft’s eyes suddenly…
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6 days ago
A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering: What is Differential Privacy?
To make a long story short, it sounds like Apple is going to be collecting a lot more data from your phone. They're mainly doing this to make their services…
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10 days ago
Apollo 11 and Other Screw-Ups
DON EYLES HOME PAGE TALES FROM THE LUNAR MODULE GUIDANCE COMPUTER Don Eyles (A paper presented to the 27th annual Guidance and Control Conference of the…
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17 days ago
Mental Models I Find Repeatedly Useful
Around 2003 I came across Charlie Munger’s 1995 speech, The Psychology of Human Misjudgment , which introduced me to how behavioral economics can be applied in…
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17 days ago
Review: ‘Chaos Monkeys’ Is a Guide to the Spirit of Silicon Valley
There is plenty not to like in Antonio García Martinez’s Silicon Valley tell-all, “Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley”…
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23 days ago
The Burger Lab: How to Make Perfect Thin and Crisp French Fries
Golden and delicious. [Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] Get Recipe Perfect Thin and Crispy French Fries N.B. I apologize in advance for the length of this post.…
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27 days ago
Blade Runner
After studying Alien in intimate detail , it’s time to look at the typography and design of Ridley Scott ’s other classic sci-fi movie, Blade Runner . Based on…
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28 days ago
Quantum Computing - Lov Grover
Quantum Computing - Lov Grover 20 December 2001: See IBM factorization of the Shor algorithm published today: http://cryptome.org/shor-nature.htm 22 August…
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28 days ago
The Hidden Dividends of Microservices - ACM Queue
The May/June issue of acmqueue is out now acmqueue is free for ACM professional members. Non-members can purchase an annual subscription for $19.99 or a single…
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5 weeks ago
A tour of Docker's components: Machine, swarm, compose, and more
Infrastructure Follow this topic Follow this topic Docker has grown from a convenience wrapper to encompass an entire architecture. Learn how Docker's major…
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6 weeks ago
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First pass minecraft redstone 'computer' controls a Mercury-Redstone rocket in Kerbal Space Program. WIP :)
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8 weeks ago
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8 weeks ago
Phew! It's Normal. An Age by Age Guide for What to Expect From Kids & Teens - And What They Need From Us - Hey Sigmund - Karen Young
Being a kid or a teen is not for lightweights – it’s tough out there! There are important things that need to be done, that only they can do. The nature of…
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11 weeks ago
False Colors
At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, quantum-dot displays like the Samsung 2016 SUHD were among the biggest news. Credit PHOTOGRAPH BY ALEX WONG / GETTY…
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11 weeks ago
Image Dithering: Eleven Algorithms and Source Code
Dithering: An Overview Today’s graphics programming topic – dithering – is one I receive a lot of emails about, which some may find surprising. You might think…
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11 weeks ago
The Untold Story of Magic Leap, the World’s Most Secretive Startup
WIRED Logo SCROLL DOWN Hyper Vision The world’s hottest startup isn’t located in Silicon Valley—it’s in suburban Florida. KEVIN KELLY explores what Magic Leap’s…
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april 2016
The Minecraft Generation
J ordan wanted to build an unpredictable trap. An 11-year-old in dark horn-­rimmed glasses, Jordan is a devotee of Minecraft, the computer game in which you…
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april 2016
Forget mindfulness, stop trying to find yourself and start faking it
Buddha, Confucius and Laozi.Photograph: Alamy P eople are often surprised to learn that Confucius , Mencius, Laozi and other classical Chinese philosophers…
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april 2016
Twitter
RT : Does your code depend on fewer than 72 NPM packages? Your code is lonely and you need to read this book.
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april 2016
spacebeast : Blue Origin’s “New Shepard” suborbital launch and...
📷 Blue Origin’s “New Shepard” suborbital launch and booster recovery - again! Three times with the same...
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april 2016
JavaScript vs Python: Which programming language is the most complex? | ITProPortal.com
RT : Which programming language most complex? Javascript. Least? (though I admit, this is flawed...)
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april 2016
My Year in Startup Hell
Illustration by Jan Feindt Hear the one about the unemployed middle-aged guy who tripped and fell into the new economy? An exclusive sneak peek at the book…
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april 2016
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