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Adaptive Capacity Labs
Incidents are encoded messages your system is sending you
about how it really works.

We help you decode them.
research 
2 days ago
Suburban Jungle (NYC, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, & Dallas)
The Suburban Jungle is an award winning innovative concept in the world of real estate, specializing in moving families from urban to suburban… The firm created the first of its kind “town first” truly objective approach which helps buyers before they make one of the largest investments of their lives, allowing them to ask the right questions and objectively look in the right places.​
14 days ago
Tips for First-Time Buyers - The New York Times
With the median price for a Manhattan apartment nearing the $1 million mark,
buying your first home can be a daunting task. And don’t forget to add in the fees.
nyc 
15 days ago
First-Time Home Buyers Who Did It on Their Own - The New York Times
Buying an apartment is a daunting task, particularly in a city like New York where even a shoe box can cost an eye-popping sum. Yet somehow, ordinary New Yorkers still manage to buy their own sliver of the city.
nyc 
15 days ago
PicketFencer - Find the perfect New York City suburb
PicketFencer searches over 600 NYC suburbs to help you find the perfect hometown. Just answer 5 quick questions and we’ll instantly send you a personalized town recommendation.
nyc 
15 days ago
How to Buy a Home - Real estate Guides - The New York Times
Buying a home can seem like a daunting process — it just may be the most expensive and emotionally charged purchase of your life. But with careful research and determination, the keys to that dream home can be yours. We’ll help you along your path toward homeownership.
nyc 
15 days ago
Amore - Minis - We "Love" Our Minis - Miniature Donkeys For Sale
Amore Mini's is a small miniature donkey farm in upstate New York. We are about 20 miles east of Syracuse.
15 days ago
My VM is Lighter (and Safer) than your Container
Containers are in great demand because they are lightweight when compared to virtual machines. On the downside, containers offer weaker isolation than VMs, to the point where people run containers in virtual machines to achieve proper isolation. In this paper, we examine whether there is indeed a strict tradeoff between isolation (VMs) and efficiency (containers). We find that VMs can be as nimble as containers, as long as they are small and the toolstack is fast enough.
research 
16 days ago
Metaballs
Metaballs, not to be confused with meatballs, are organic looking squishy gooey blobs.
svg  css 
18 days ago
The Docker Book
CONTAINERIZATION IS THE NEW VIRTUALIZATION
books  docker 
18 days ago
The Terraform Book
A hands-on, introductory book about managing infrastructure with HashiCorp's Terraform tool. Start small and then build on what you learn to scale up to complex infrastructure. Written for both developers and sysadmins. Focuses on how to build, test and run infrastructure and applications with Terraform and integration with tools like Consul.
books  aws 
18 days ago
[why] seed: resource leak bug
This is a set of readings seeded by

Viznut: The resource leak bug of our civilization

There are a lot of directions you can take this, and I ended up with a scattered cloud of things that felt resonant in some way. Most are short blog posts, or just excerpts that I've pasted into this email.
19 days ago
http://howtogamedev.com/
A collection of solutions and tutorials for game developers
gamedev 
20 days ago
Pharo MOOC: Live Object Programming in Pharo
If you are either a beginner or an expert in object-oriented programming, this MOOC will change the way you program with objects: come and learn or rediscover object-oriented programming with Pharo!

mooc  smalltalk  pharo  video 
25 days ago
Production - Designing for Testability
Michael Bryzek explores what it’s like to build quality software with no development, QA, or staging environments. He includes a deep dive into “verification in production” and what it really takes to build software that can safely be tested continuously in production.
presentation  video 
4 weeks ago
Open offices are overrated
If you work in an office, there's a good chance it's an open one. How did we get here? And why is it so bad?
video 
4 weeks ago
Essential C
Stanford CS Education Library: A 45 page summary of the C language. Explains all the common features and techniques for the C language. The coverage is pretty quick, so it is most appropriate for someone with some programming background who needs to see how C works. Topics include variables, int types, floating point types, promotion, truncation, operators, control structures (if, while, for), functions, value parameters, reference parameters, structs, pointers, arrays, the pre-processor, and the standard C library functions.
c  books 
4 weeks ago
VCV - Open-source virtual Eurorack DAW
VCV Rack is the engine powering VCV modules. Add modules, connect cables, edit parameters, and save/load patches. Create generative patches with your mouse, perform with your MIDI keyboard controller, or connect it to your favorite DAW using the Rack Bridge VST/AU plugin (coming soon). In Rack, control voltages and audio signals are equivalent, so you can modulate parameters with sonic-range VCOs to create customizable FM synths or chaotic wave-shaping oscillators. If you already own a modular synthesizer, you can enhance your setup with an audio interface supporting CV signals (see [1] [2]) or a CV-MIDI-CV interface module with Rack's CV Interface (coming soon).
audio  music 
8 weeks ago
Making the Jump: How Desktop-Era Frameworks Can Thrive on Mobile
How do tools that grew up on the desktop, like Ember, Angular and React, make the jump to the mobile future?

This post is adapted from my JSConf EU talk, given May 6, 2017 in Berlin.
ember  javascript  presentation 
11 weeks ago
TrueOS | FreeBSD Desktop Operating System with ZFS - TrueOS
Safe, Secure, Modern OS
with the Reliability of OpenZFS
bsd 
august 2017
SHADERS.XYZ - Sharing shading knowledge
SHADERS.XYZ is a forum created in an effort to unite all look-development nerds from the various render engines out there. The focus is on doing monthly material challenges whilst being as transparent as possible about your process. It’s all about learning from and sharing with like-minded people. To get started, choose a challenge. Start a habit, be one of the first to contribute!
graphics 
august 2017
Mastering console.log()
Working with the developer tools most used console function
javascript 
august 2017
radio(6) (man pages section 6: Demos)
radio– Radio Free Ethernet receiver
unix  manpage 
august 2017
Apple ARKit by Example – Mark Dawson
With the beta release of ARKit by Apple, I will be writing a series of articles working through a real world example integrating ARKit in iOS. Every time I publish a new part to this series I will update the links below.
swift  vr 
august 2017
Introduction · Linux Inside
A book-in-progress about the linux kernel and its insides.
The goal is simple - to share my modest knowledge about the insides of the linux kernel and help people who are interested in linux kernel insides, and other low-level subject matter.
books  linux 
august 2017
Jupyter Notebook Viewer
This notebook covers the basics of probability theory, with Python 3 implementations.
python  statistics 
august 2017
ModernDive
An Introduction to Statistical and Data Sciences via R
books  statistics 
august 2017
What to Know Before Debating Type Systems
I would be willing to place a bet that most computer programmers have, on multiple occasions, expressed an opinion about the desirability of certain kinds of type systems in programming languages. Contrary to popular conception, that’s a great thing! Programmers who care about their tools are the same programmers who care about their work, so I hope the debate rages on.
august 2017
Beautiful differentiation
Automatic differentiation (AD) is a precise, efficient, and convenient method for computing derivatives of functions. Its forward-mode implementation can be quite simple even when extended to compute all of the higher-order derivatives as well. The higher-dimensional case has also been tackled, though with extra complexity. This paper develops an implementation of higher-dimensional, higher-order, forward-mode AD in the extremely general and elegant setting of calculus on manifolds and derives that implementation from a simple and precise specification.

In order to motivate and discover the implementation, the paper poses the question “What does AD mean, independently of implementation?” An answer arises in the form of naturality of sampling a function and its derivative. Automatic differentiation flows out of this naturality condition, together with the chain rule. Graduating from first-order to higher-order AD corresponds to sampling all derivatives instead of just one. Next, the setting is expanded to arbitrary vector spaces, in which derivative values are linear maps. The specification of AD adapts to this elegant and very general setting, which even simplifies the development.
research 
august 2017
It is as if you were doing work
The robots are here! No more work! It’s great! Is it great?! Wait! You feel apathetic and unproductive! You miss clicking buttons! You miss waiting for progress bars! You miss checkboxes! You miss work! But it’s going to be okay! Use this handy application and it is as if you were doing work!
games  art 
july 2017
TensorFire
in-browser
flaming-fast
gpu-accelerated
deep-learning
deep-learning 
july 2017
Emacs as the Ultimate LaTeX Editor
Everyone knows, that GNU Emacs is THE Best Programmer’s Editor. Not everyone knows, though, that when you combine it with AUCTeX macros, it also becomes THE Best Editor for LaTeX.
emacs  LaTeX 
july 2017
How to GraphQL - The Fullstack Tutorial for GraphQL
The free and open-source tutorial to learn all around GraphQL to go from zero to production.
graphql 
july 2017
entr(1)
Run arbitrary commands when files change
unix 
july 2017
Upcase by thoughtbot | Learn Web Development Online
We turn junior developers into ass-kicking name takers. We're not a bootcamp, we're a finishing school.
july 2017
Standard Ebooks: Free and liberated ebooks, carefully produced for the true book lover.
Free and liberated ebooks,
carefully produced for the true book lover.
books 
june 2017
What does a VP of Engineering do, again?
Success here means that teams accelerate even as technical complexity is added.
management 
june 2017
Here's how to design ecommerce CTAs that convert - InVision Blog
One of the core principles of good UX design is that every page should have a single primary purpose. If you can’t answer the question “What is the one thing you want the user to do on this page?” then you can probably improve its effectiveness.
design  ux 
june 2017
Listen and create ambient sounds easily
Listen to relaxing music, ambient atmospheres and astonishing sound effects. Just click on an image below to start chilling. If you want, you can even create your own atmospheric sound mix, online and for free. Every audio template can be easily edited for your own needs. Here is a short video explaining some of our features.
music  audio 
may 2017
AUCTeX - Sophisticated document creation
AUCTEX is an extensible package for writing and formatting TEX files in GNU Emacs and XEmacs. It supports many different TEX macro packages, including AMS-TEX, LATEX, Texinfo, ConTEXt, and docTEX (dtx files).
AUCTEX includes preview-latex which makes LATEX a tightly integrated component of your editing workflow by visualizing selected source chunks (such as single formulas or graphics) directly as images in the source buffer.
emacs  LaTeX 
may 2017
Gstreamer cheat sheet
This page contains various shortcuts to achieving specific functionality using Gstreamer. These functionalities are mostly related to my Digital Video Transmission experiments.
gstreamer 
may 2017
Competitive Programmer's Handbook
The purpose of this book is to give the reader a thorough introduction to competitive programming. The book is especially intended for students who want to learn algorithms and possibly participate in the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) or in the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC).
books  algorithms 
april 2017
Increment: On-Call
Increment is dedicated to covering how teams build and operate software systems at scale, one issue at a time. In this, our inaugural issue, we focus on industry best practices around on-call and incident response.
april 2017
Flourish | Data Visualisation & Storytelling
Flourish allows anyone to create stunning visuals and stories to understand and explain data.
data  dataviz 
april 2017
A Better RETURN for Org
If you’re in a bullet list, for example, you can type Meta+Return (or is it Ctrl+Return? I always get it wrong) at the end of an item to automatically begin another list item. Kitchin’s code allows you to just type return and it will do the right thing. It’s return-dwim. A double Return will end the structuring and do what a normal Return does now.
emacs 
april 2017
Telnet BBS Guide
The Telnet BBS Guide is the largest active listing of Dial-Up and Telnet accessible Bulletin Board Systems on the Internet! We list a total of 395 BBS and related systems with brief and detailed descriptions and a downloadable text-version listing suitable for listing on your BBS or for as a download for others to view and use.
april 2017
International Dark Sky Parks
An IDA International Dark Sky Park (IDSP) is a land possessing an exceptional or distinguished quality of starry nights and a nocturnal environment that is specifically protected for its scientific, natural, educational, cultural heritage, and/or public enjoyment. The land may be publicly owned, or privately owned provided that the landowner(s) consent to the right of permanent, ongoing public access to specific areas included in the IDA designation.
april 2017
Learn TLA+
TLA is a formal specification language. It’s a tool to design systems and algorithms, then programmatically verify those systems don’t have critical bugs. It’s the software equivalent of a blueprint.
algorithms 
march 2017
Sci-Tech Awards | Oscars.org | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
The Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards honor the men, women and companies whose discoveries and innovations have contributed in significant and lasting ways to motion pictures. Honorees are celebrated at a formal dinner held two weeks prior to the Oscar ceremony. The Sci-Tech Awards presentation has become a highlight of the Academy Awards season.
february 2017
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