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ttx:reloaded - Introducing OpenStack SIGs
Back in March in Boston, the OpenStack Board of Directors, Technical Committee, User Committee and Foundation staff members met for a strategic workshop. The goal of the workshop was to come up with a list of key issues needing attention from OpenStack leadership.
5 days ago
To Lead Across Cultures, Focus on Hierarchy and Decision Making
Differences in leadership culture can create unexpected paradoxes. American bosses, for example, think of themselves as egalitarian, yet to the famously hierarchical Japanese, they can come across as dictatorial.
5 days ago
Fantastical 2.4 for Mac released – The Sweet Setup
Fantastical, the best calendar app for macOS, has received an update today that only improves the application. The free update brings lots of goodies: To update, visit the Mac App Store.
10 days ago
The World’s First Celestial Spectator Sport: Astronomer Maria Mitchell’s Stunning Account of the 1869 Total Solar Eclipse – Brain Pickings
Trumpeted by the press as “the great eclipse of the nineteenth century,” the total solar eclipse of August 7, 1869 was the world’s first astronomical event marketed as popular entertainment — not merely a pinnacle of excitement for the scientific community, but a celestial spectator spor
10 days ago
‘Paris is where I learned, like Hemingway, to be poor and happy’ | Travel | The Guardian
I moved to Paris in 2011 and that summer I broke both of my elbows. With two full-arm casts, I couldn’t cook, so I ate lots of filled baguettes on a garden bench.
10 days ago
In Barcelona, Finding Deals With Gaudí as Guide - The New York Times
I try to be judicious about which cities I describe as “magical,” but Barcelona deserves the word. While Madrid searches for its place among Europe’s capital cities, and Seville has its rich history, Barcelona has a particular allure I’d not encountered before.
10 days ago
The Best Checked Luggage | The Wirecutter
The Platinum Magna 2 25-Inch Expandable Spinner Suiter is the larger, checked-luggage version of our top carry-on pick, and everything we like about its little sibling applies again here. It’s made of a hard-wearing ballistic nylon that’s both sleek and durable.
10 days ago
The Best Carry-On Luggage | The Wirecutter
The Platinum Magna 2 is the new replacement for last year’s pick, the original Platinum Magna, and it’s a very similar bag overall (if you find the older version significantly cheaper, you should get that one).
10 days ago
Automation To Hit Poorer Workers Hardest, Says Report
The proliferation of robots and artificial intelligence into the workplace will make social inequality even worse and lead to significant job losses, according to a report from the Boston Consulting Group.
10 days ago
On becoming me-shaped again – beerops
It was with mixed feelings that I announced a few weeks ago my upcoming departure from Etsy. While I am incredibly excited to be joining the awesome team of builders at Travis CI, it was also quite sad to be leaving the place that had been my dream job when I started out in ops.
10 days ago
Here’s every total solar eclipse happening in your lifetime. Is this year your best chance? - The Washington Post
[This story has been optimized for offline reading on our apps. For a richer experience, you can find the full version of this story here. An Internet connection is required.] On Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse will traverse the continental United States.
10 days ago
Python 3 vs Python 2: It’s Different This Time | ActiveState
A difficult decision for any Python team is whether to move from Python 2 and into Python 3. Although this is not a new decision for Python development teams, 2017 brings with it several important differences that make this decision crucial for proper forward planning.
10 days ago
The Tate Modern and the Battle for London’s Soul - The New York Times
I was standing on the 10th-floor viewing terrace of the Tate Modern’s new wing, a twisting ziggurat of perforated brick and mortar that rises above the museum’s home in the old Bankside Power Station.
10 days ago
What to Read Before You Hit Europe’s Museums - The New York Times
As anyone who has been to the Louvre in Paris or the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid knows, these institutions can have an outsize effect on a city. Travelers are drawn by the art, of course, but also by the architecture and historical relics within its walls.
10 days ago
Structured Procrastination Easier upstreaming / back-porting of patch series with git - Structured Procrastination
Have you ever needed to port a selection of commits from one git branch to another, but without doing a full merge? This is a common challenge, e.g.
10 days ago
Monet's UK parliament paintings to feature in Tate Britain exhibition | Art and design | The Guardian
Works will go on show as part of first major exhibition charting the stories of French impressionists who were ‘exiled’ in Britain Works will go on show as part of first major exhibition charting the stories of French impressionists who were ‘exiled’ in Britain Six paintings by
10 days ago
Codementor - Instant 1-on-1 Mentor for Programming & Design
I'll teach you how to create a real time Tic-Tac-Toe game using socket.IO. Note: This project uses skeleton, a minimal css framework to keep the UI pretty. It's not required to build this app. The code for this application is available on GitHub and you can check out the demo on Heroku.
10 days ago
Python Microservices Development
My new book, Python Microservices Development is out! The last time I wrote a book, I was pretty sure I would not write a new one -- or at least not about Python. Writing a book is a lot of work.
10 days ago
Rereading Frank Herbert’s Dune: Dune Messiah, Part Four | Tor.com
We come to the final part of our Dune Messiah Reread. Now we must deal with the consequences of this these machinations, which happens to be… twins? Of course twins. It’s always twins.
10 days ago
Rereading Frank Herbert’s Dune: Children of Dune, Part Four | Tor.com
This week we’re going to get attacked by tigers! Two of them. Big tigers. And one of us won’t make it out alive… or will they? (That is actually a legitimate question in this context, you’ll see.)
10 days ago
Rereading Frank Herbert’s Dune: Children of Dune, Part One | Tor.com
It’s the third book! Things are about to get weird…er. Yeah, they were already weird. And we get another decade-jump!
10 days ago
Rereading Frank Herbert’s Dune: Children of Dune, Part Two | Tor.com
This week we’re going to reencounter a dead man in the most discomfiting possible way. And we’re also going to become our own parents? Being pre-born is weird.
10 days ago
Remember that documentation company without docs? – Corilla Blog – Medium
There’s a few ways you could phrase this one. But the punchline is that the company is us. Check this out. This is what our documentation looked like at the time of writing.
13 days ago
Summer Reads: The Streets of Paris | eat. live. travel. write.
Welcome to Summer Reads 2017 where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”.
13 days ago
How a VC-funded company is undermining the open-source community | The Outline
Is a $4 million venture capital-funded startup stealthily taking over popular coding tools and injecting ads and spyware into them? That’s what some programmers fear may be happening.
13 days ago
Why Planes Get Hot — and How to Stay Cool When They Do - The New York Times
When outside temperatures soar, how exactly do airlines keep their passengers cool on board? The topic of airplane cabin temperature has garnered headlines this summer with a handful of instances in which passengers have complained about sweltering cabin heat.
13 days ago
IRC for the 21st Century: Introducing Riot | Opensource.com
Internet relay chat (IRC) is one of the oldest chat protocols around and still popular in many open source communities. IRC's best strengths are as a decentralized and open communication method, making it easy for anyone to participate by running a network of their own.
13 days ago
Let’s Get Excited About Maintenance! - The New York Times
It’s been a bad summer for maintenance, especially in New York. Last month Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, underscoring a problem that New York subway riders understand all too well: The M.T.A.
13 days ago
Pollution rains on new Paris canal swimming spot parade - France 24
A new public bathing area on a Paris canal that has been helping residents keep cool during the summer was temporarily closed Monday due to pollution concerns just a week after opening.
13 days ago
The Kite debacle is democracy at work – Nadia Eghbal – Medium
Back in May, the users of Minimap, a popular Atom package, noticed a curious update: when editing Python files, Minimap now suggested documentation from a company called Kite. The documentation also contained ads for Kite’s paid product. The Minimap community was not happy with this change.
13 days ago
Adobe ending Flash support at the end of 2020 | Ars Technica
Back in 2012, Adobe recognized that Flash's end was near, with a five- to 10-year timeframe for its eventual phasing out. Today, the company got specific: Flash will be supported through to the end of 2020, after which the Flash player will cease to be developed and distributed.
13 days ago
Red Hat CFO Pursues Cloud Agenda
In 2012, when CFO spoke with Red Hat finance chief Charlie Peters, the company essentially had a single significant product offering, the operating system Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
13 days ago
This new modular construction company just raised $4.2 million in Series A funding | TechCrunch
Building blocks are a fascination that most people eventually outgrow. Not Noel Maxam, an Emmy-award- winning producer, director and writer who more recently leapt into the world of modular construction with Emagispace, a company that’s looking to give stick-frame construction the brush.
13 days ago
How They Pulled Off 'Atomic Blonde''s* Killer Action Sequence | WIRED
Charlize Theron was badass in Mad Max: Fury Road, but she gets even Furiosa in Atomic Blonde.
14 days ago
On the Touchy Subject of Class in America - The New York Times
CLASSA Guide Through the American Status SystemBy Paul Fussell202 pages. Touchstone Books. $16. The historian and social critic Paul Fussell (1924-2012) wrote so many brisk and pleasurable books, of so many sorts, that singling out one for the purposes of this column is a headache-making task.
14 days ago
Whisky Advocate Page not found
This will list all the bourbons made in the state of New York.
14 days ago
How I Design Custom Icons – Turtle – Medium
I often get asked about my process both by clients and designers. Like a magician, people want to know how the illusion is performed. Unlike a magician, I have no problem revealing how my magic is done.
14 days ago
How to Photograph the 2017 Solar Eclipse Using Your Smartphone | WIRED
For about three minutes on August 21, if you're lucky, you can watch the moon cross in front of the sun and block out its light in a total solar eclipse. Afterward, you can expect your Instagram feed to fill with pictures of the big event.
14 days ago
Interview: Paul Craven on Python Gaming and Teaching | PyCharm Blog
Writing games in Python is fun, so how about using it to teach computer programming? Paul Craven is both a professor and the creator of Arcade, a 2d game library for Python.
14 days ago
Best smart lock | TechHive
The first locks date back more than a thousand years, and while traditional lock-and-key systems have improved over time, the basic mechanism hasn’t really changed: A piece of metal that is just the right shape pushes pins inside a lock into the proper position, allowing the lock mechanism to tu
14 days ago
On Irish Border, Worries That ‘Brexit’ Will Undo a Hard-Won Peace - The New York Times
LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland — Crossing the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic used to involve delays, checkpoints, bureaucratic harassment and the lurking threat of violence.
14 days ago
'Forget Miami, Edinburgh has the best beach': Irvine Welsh and others on their favourite coastline | Travel | The Guardian
From solitary dips to teenage trysts, Irvine Welsh, Sebastian Barry, Kamila Shamsie, Cerys Matthews and Emma Jane Unsworth tell the stories behind the beaches they love ‘It’s an ugly scrabble of rocks, but to a kid it was an unbridled treat’: Irvine Welsh on Silverkn
14 days ago
A Man’s Guide to Dressing Sharp and Casual in His 40s | The Art of Manliness
A man’s wardrobe should undergo subtle shifts as he gets older and takes on different roles in life. To help you look great at every age, this year we’ll be offering guides to dressing sharp and casual in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond.
14 days ago
As a British EU negotiator, I can tell you that Brexit is going to be far worse than anyone could have guessed | The Independent
For anyone following Brexit developments, the last week should have shown that the level of complexity involved in Brexit is unprecedented. Ministers however seem to have inserted their heads firmly into the sand, hoping tricky problems will just go away.
14 days ago
The Value of Teaching | ZingTrain
originally written for Specialty Food Magazine, January/February 2005 Not many in leadership roles are looking to add extra responsibilities. It’s a challenge just to keep up. Nevertheless, it is vital to find a way to actively and regularly teach classes for staff.
14 days ago
What Parents Can Do to Nurture Good Writers - The New York Times
Steve Graham, a professor at Arizona State University’s Teachers College, has been researching how young people learn to write for more than 30 years. He is a co-author of numerous books on writing instruction, including “Powerful Writing Strategies for All Students.”
14 days ago
Vocational Awe? – WTF is a Radical Librarian, Anyway?
When the call for proposals for the Identity, Agency, and Culture in Academic Libraries conference, I was super excited. It often felt like these topics were mentioned at other conferences, but not thoroughly and in only a select number of sessions.
14 days ago
It’s hard to write good technical docs – Docs by Design
StackOverflow’s announcement to end their documentation beta was both disappointing and yet, not surprising. After a valiant attempt to tap into the wisdom of the crowd, StackOverflow discovered that good documentation is hard to write.
14 days ago
10 of the best things to do in Pisa | Travel | The Guardian
A €30m redevelopment has funded the revamp of many of this walkable Italian city’s main attractions – including its tower – and there are great bars, restaurants and hotels to relax in after the sightseeing 01.30 EDT Last modified on Wednesday 2 August 2017 01.
15 days ago
The Pac-Man Rule at Conferences — Eric Holscher - Surfing in Kansas
In the events that I help organize, I try to solve this problem by giving people explicit permission to join new groups of people. In the introduction of the event, I tell attendees their job is to meet people and make friends.
15 days ago
Why Kids Can’t Write - The New York Times
On a bright July morning in a windowless conference room in a Manhattan bookstore, several dozen elementary school teachers were learning how to create worksheets that would help children learn to write. Judith C.
15 days ago
The Advantage of a book discussion club – Alexis Monville
The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business is a book by Patrick Lencioni. This one is not a business novel, like The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (you may have read that previous post). The book purpose is to explain a model to bring organizational health.
15 days ago
Navigating European small towns with an Apple Watch | Rhonabwy
A little before I started my recent walk-about in Europe, I invested in a Series 2 Apple Watch. I had not worn a watch in over a decade – I used to carry a pocket watch until smart phones made that extraneous.
15 days ago
Fixing OpenConnect’s VPN Search Domains on Ubuntu
If other users of your VPN can refer to hosts by an unqualified hostname, but an Ubuntu user like you receives a not found error for the same hostname, then try creating the following file (you will need to create the directory by hand).
15 days ago
Pay it forward: Become an OpenStack mentor - OpenStack Superuser
If you’ve been involved with open source projects for more than 29 seconds, you know it takes a village. Now’s the time to step up and help out with your hard-won knowledge by speed mentoring at upcoming Summits, long-term mentoring and the Upstream Institute.
15 days ago
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