Bye bye Mongo, Hello Postgres | Digital blog | Info | The Guardian
In April the Guardian switched off the Mongo DB cluster used to store our content after completing a migration to PostgreSQL on Amazon RDS. This post covers why and how. Details all the testing that went in along the way.
mongodb  devops  postgres  migration  AWS  testing 
6 hours ago
T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM v Sanity | Phil Sturgeon
Entertaining narration of PHP's "T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM", and that it should really just mention "::".
programming  php  humor 
6 hours ago
The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History | WIRED
Crippled ports. Paralyzed corporations. Frozen government agencies. How a single piece of code crashed the world.
security  russia  hacking  NotPetya  Maersk  ukraine  Wired 
Tom Murphy 7's Invincible Web Page
Really interesting projects, great at explanations, quirky, fun, nerdy, check out his YouTube channel especially
programming  compsci  blog  art  composer  arcade  person  interesting  words  language 
august 2018
Calculus on Computational Graphs: Backpropagation -- colah's blog
A graphical explanation of derivatives across nodes. Very approachable.
math  calculus  back_propagation  machine_learning  ai 
june 2018
Sublime (Marvel Comics) - Wikipedia
Great example of Marvel Universe complexity. Nexus of many storylines.
comics  marvel 
march 2018
This World of Ours
Humorous piece about how cryptography can be taken too far, alienating most people
cryptography  humor  security 
february 2018
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