Amazon exec explains the meaning of company’s newest leadership principle and how to avoid ‘Day 2’ – GeekWire
Building a successful company is hard enough. Being able to avoid becoming a large bureaucratic organization that stops innovating in the face of competition — that’s a different ball game. Amazon has managed to avoid turning into, in its own description, a “Day 2” company.
14 hours ago
GraphQL, REST, RPC, Who Cares? Keep a Single Redux Store with Iguazu - American Express Technology
We are excited to share Iguazu as an open-source project for simplifying data flows from many different sources (i.e., GraphQL, REST, RPC) in Redux applications. Redux provides predictable state transitions with the flux pattern; Iguazu is a pattern for populating that state with asynchronous data.
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16 hours ago
Today is important: Your decisions compound for life | Ladders
You probably know the effects compound growth can have on an investment over a number of years. With a long enough time and a sufficiently high interest rate, the growth is always impressive.
16 hours ago
What Is Belly Fat and How to Get Rid of It? Science Explains | Fatherly
A little extra belly fat may just seem like a little more to love, but that’s not true unless diabetes, heart disease, and certain cancers make everyone better at spooning. Belly fat, otherwise known as visceral fat, is located below visible fat, on top of and inside vital organs.
16 hours ago
Jim Carrey's (Reluctant) Return to Hollywood | Hollywood Reporter
In his first extensive profile in years, the one-time $20 million-a-movie star and current political cartoonist opens up about his disappearance, his personal pain, his outrage and why he's returning to the spotlight with Showtime's 'Kidding': "My plan was not to join Hollywood.
16 hours ago
My Running Club Made Me a Better Father and Husband | Fatherly
Welcome to “How I Stay Sane,” a weekly column where real dads talk about the things they do for themselves that help them keep grounded in all the other areas of their life — especially the parenting part.
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17 hours ago
GitHub - Jeffail/benthos: A dull, resilient and quick to deploy stream processor
Benthos is a messaging bridge service that supports a wide and growing list of input and output protocols. Benthos has inputs, an optional buffer, and outputs, which are all set in a single config file.
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Scaling Push Messaging for Millions of Devices @Netflix
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2 days ago
Agile Product Backlogs Should Be Shaped Like Icebergs
At any given time, an agile product backlog will contain a prioritized list of desired features, each sized differently and written at varying levels of detail.
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3 days ago
How Nimai Delgado Built a Championship Physique on a Vegan Diet | Muscle & Fitness
Nimai Delgado has never eaten meat in his life. Not a bite, not a morsel, not a taste. Delgado (his first name is pronounced “KNEE-my”) was raised as a vegetarian by his parents, practicing Hindus who lived in a temple in southern Mississippi.
3 days ago
Difficult decisions | Seth's Blog
These are the decisions that are forced on us, the ones that feel unfair, the ones where there are no seemingly good outcomes. How to proceed?
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3 days ago
Learn API testing in 10 minutes!
Before going to API testing, let's first understand What is an API? API is an acronym for Application Programming Interface. It enables communication and data exchange between two separate software systems.
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3 days ago
It Isn't Just That You Have A PDF For Your API Docs, It Is Because It Demonstrates That You Do Not Use Other APIs
I look at a lot of APIs. I can tell a lot about a company, and the people behind an API from looking at their developer portal, documentation, and other building blocks of their presence.
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3 days ago
Scott Galloway's Ted Talk - The Big Picture
Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are the four most influential companies on the planet. Just about everyone thinks they know how they got there. Just about everyone is wrong. The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google
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4 days ago
20 Years of Wisdom From Amazon's Jeff Bezos -- The Motley Fool
When it comes to shareholder letters, none are more popular than the annual missive from Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett. And rightfully so: Buffett is arguably the world's greatest investor, and his pithy wisdom is easy for everyone to digest.
5 days ago
Twitter
Favorite tweet:

Pop this tent on top of your car. pic.twitter.com/nS9oa7DKlH

— Cheddar (@cheddar) August 11, 2018
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5 days ago
Twitter
Pop this tent on top of your car.
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5 days ago
GitHub - umpox/TinyEditor: A functional HTML/CSS/JS editor in less than 400 bytes
TinyEditor Usage Paste the following code into your browser address bar: data:text/html,
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6 days ago
PixaTool - Product Hunt
Favorite tweet:

Convert any image into beautiful pixel art with this tool 🖼️👾 https://t.co/XCcv9utcZ8 pic.twitter.com/ZVffPqxFB7

— Product Hunt (@ProductHunt) August 11, 2018
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6 days ago
Opinion | Rules Won’t Save Twitter. Values Will. - The New York Times
The platform won’t ban the dangerous liar Alex Jones because he “hasn’t violated our rules.” Then what’s the point of these rules? Ms. Swisher covers technology and is a contributing opinion writer.
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7 days ago
How I Maintain My Friendships Now That I'm a Dad | Fatherly
There comes a time in every guy’s life when he turns around and realizes that the friends he once had are no longer in his life. Weekly happy hours or Saturday bike rides turn into once a month, then once-every-couple-of-month-events. Soon, get-togethers are rare.
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7 days ago
Newman v4.0 – Postman Blog
Earlier this week, we released Newman version 4. Newman is the open-source companion CLI tool for Postman and allows you to run Postman collections from command line. We created version 4 to improve the stability of the tool, and make contributing to Newman easier.
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7 days ago
Opinion | Make Your Daughter Practice Math. She’ll Thank You Later. - The New York Times
The way we teach math in America hurts all students, but it may be hurting girls the most. Ms. Oakley is an engineering professor and the author of a book on learning.
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7 days ago
My closing keynote from the second Decentralized Web Summit / Boing Boing
Two years ago, I delivered the closing keynote at the Internet Archive's inaugural Decentralized Web event; last week, we had the second of these, and once again, I gave the closing keynote, entitled Big Tech's problem is Big, not Tech. Here's the abstract:
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7 days ago
Squatting 405 lbs at 40 | Jeremy Wooden
In less than a month, I will turn 40. Moments ago, I did something at my local Starting Strength gym that I couldn’t do when I was 18: I squatted 405 pounds for my first ever squat 1RM. I am looking forward to my 40s.
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8 days ago
3 Things I learned When I Seriously Planned to Retire
Retirement, unlike death, does not happen to all of us. Yet, I have been fascinated with retirement since I was about thirty years of age. Looking back, I think it was because my parents talked about it and planned for it openly with us.
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9 days ago
How to Be a Well-Rounded Product Manager - ProductPlan
Alaska Airlines used to have an unofficial policy of temporarily rotating employees into different areas of the company every couple of years, to give people in the organization as complete an understanding as possible of both Alaska Airlines itself and the larger aviation ecosystem.
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9 days ago
Reading the NSA’s codebase: LemonGraph review–Part IV–Compressed, sortable integers - Ayende @ Rahien
Before going over the actual query implementation, I wanted to talk about something that I just realized. I said previously that I don’t understand why LemonGraph is using its integer encoding method, because it is less efficient than using variant sized integer.
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9 days ago
Experiences Using Micro Frontends at IKEA
Today, we are aware that we should normally not have our whole enterprise in one service, so we split up the enterprise architecture in smaller services, microservices.
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9 days ago
Rick Wilson: Trump’s Tweets May Actually Be His Undoing – Rolling Stone
President Trump’s manic Twitter dysentery over the weekend contained more than a few nuggets that would have shamed, embarrassed or mortified normal presidents in a normal era.
10 days ago
GitHub - Picovoice/stt-benchmark: speech-to-text benchmark framework
This is a minimalist and extensible framework for benchmarking different speech-to-text engines. It has been developed and tested on Ubuntu 18.04 with Python3.6. This framework has been developed by Picovoice as part of the project Cheetah.
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10 days ago
The Magic System for Getting Out of Debt and Building Wealth Quickly! - The Simple Dollar
Whenever I’m on a road trip and I don’t happen to have an audiobook or a podcast available, I’ll spin the radio dial and listen for something interesting.
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10 days ago
Making Sure My API Dependencies Include Data Provenance
I am publishing a new API for locations. I am tired of needing some of the same location based resources across projects, and not having a simple, standardized API I can depend on. So I got to work finding the most accurate and complete data set I could find of cities, regions, and countries.
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10 days ago
API Team Best Practices: The API Product Manager & the API Architect | Apigee
How do you help instill a customer-centric way of thinking for building and managing APIs? How do you operationalize rapid delivery of APIs that empower developers? How do you create an API program that evolves to meet customer needs and holds strong in a world with ever-changing innovations and fi
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10 days ago
Marriage Advice: 9 Simple Ways to Be a Better Husband Right Now | Fatherly
Want to be a better husband? Well, the first step is to try to be a better husband. We’re not screwing with you. The best marriages are those in which both members play active roles, where they can not only identify their flaws (I.e.
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10 days ago
Keep Moving | The Art of Manliness
When Kate was in her mid-20s, she noticed that her beloved nana was starting to slow down and get more frail.
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10 days ago
AeroPress Timer 3 For iOS - GeekDad
Coffee geeks rejoice, the AeroPress Coffee Timer app for iOS has been updated and there are even more new additions to come in the future! What is an AeroPress?
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10 days ago
Republican gerrymandering wall is starting to crumble – ThinkProgress
One of retired Justice Anthony Kennedy’s final acts as a sitting justice was to stare partisan gerrymandering directly in the eye and cry out a resounding “meh.” A pair of cases argued last term were supposed to deliver sharp blows to such gerrymandering.
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10 days ago
How Fat Kids Are Made by Parents (And How to Make Your Kids Healthy)
Childhood obesity is a menace! And right now, it’s so bad that one out of every five American children is considered clinically obese as early on as primary school.[1] And although this problem is more prominent in developed and developing countries, it’s an issue of global significance.
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10 days ago
Vegan Sweet Potato Buddha Bowls - Running on Real Food
These beautiful buddha bowls feature perfectly roasted sweet potato, creamy avocado, red cabbage and sprouts plus hummus and lemon tahini sauce. They’re full of flavour, packed with nutrition and can be customized as needed depending on what you have on hand.
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10 days ago
An oral history of General Magic, the company that invented the iPhone — two decades too early.
Terrific read, with contributions from core players such as Andy Hertzfeld, Woz, John Sculley, Tony Fadell, and many more.
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10 days ago
Reading the NSA’s codebase: LemonGraph review–Part II - Storing edges and properties - Ayende @ Rahien
The last post left us figuring out how LemonGraph is storing nodes and edges. There are the special properties type and val that are used for this kind of lookup. I find it interesting that these two properties are treated in a special manner.
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11 days ago
Children Learn Best When Their Bodies Are Engaged in the Living World. We Must Resist the Ideology of Screen-Based Learning - Slashdot
Nicholas Tampio, associate professor of political science at Fordham University in New York, writing for Aeon magazine: As a parent, it is obvious that children learn more when they engage their entire body in a meaningful experience than when they sit at a computer.
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11 days ago
Agile With a Capital A Might not be Best by Morag McClaren - Mind the Product
Often our role as Product Managers is to be a translator between the business and delivery teams. Here Morag McLaren looks at a few things she’s learned through this process when it comes to Agile.
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11 days ago
Multiwriter Dat could power the next Web – Aral Balkan
Dat is an exciting new technology that enables you to synchronise data privately and in a peer-to-peer fashion. It uses the same underlying concepts as blockchain1, sans global consensus2.
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12 days ago
Front-End Developer Decries 'Garbage' Design Choices on 'The Bullshit Web' - Slashdot
"Ever wondered why pages seem to load slower and slower? Or why it is that browsing seems to take just as long to load a page, even though your broadband connection doubled in speed a couple of months ago?" gb7djk, a long-time Slashdot reader, blames "the bullshit web" -- as described in this essay
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12 days ago
GitHub - open-guides/og-aws: 📙 Amazon Web Services — a practical guide
The Open Guide to Amazon Web ServicesWhy an Open Guide? Scope Legend General Information Learning and Career Development Managing AWS Managing Servers and Applications Specific AWS Services Basics Tips Gotchas Security and IAM ? ? ? S3 ? ? ? EC2 ? ? ? CloudWatch ? ?
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12 days ago
High Speed Internet Is Causing Widespread Sleep Deprivation, Study Finds - Slashdot
A study, published Friday in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization and funded by the European Research Council, suggests that high speed internet access is causing people to lose up to 25 minutes of sleep per night compared to those without high speed internet.
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13 days ago
mobile.twitter.com
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The great @AllisonBJanney speaks for all of us .. https://t.co/MNqOCObVI1

— Lawrence O'Donnell (@Lawrence) August 3, 2018
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13 days ago
Sex Advice: Tips For Helping Your Wife Orgasm More Often | Fatherly
According to a recent study published in the Journal of Sex Medicine, 87 percent of married men say they consistently experience orgasm during sex. Just 49 percent of women say the same.
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14 days ago
Playing with graphs and logic systems - Ayende @ Rahien
Recently I have been playing with graphs a bit, trying to understand them in more depth. Because I learn much better by doing, I thought that I would build a toy graph query engine to see how that works. I loaded the MovieLens small data set into a set of C# classes and started playing with them.
15 days ago
What the New York Times got right — and wrong — about the super-wicked problem of climate change | Grist
This weekend, the New York Times’ print subscribers will get something kind of crazy in the mail: A 66-page magazine with only a single article — and it’s on climate change.
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15 days ago
4 personal and tool-based methods for creating strong feedback loops - O'Reilly Media
In one of my previous posts, I explained how strong feedback loops make strong software teams and how the most effective feedback loops are a mixture of daily best practices, automation, tools, and human intervention.
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15 days ago
4 steps for creating design principles - O'Reilly Media
Dani Nordin is the Senior UX Designer at Harvard Business Review, where she works with a cross-functional team of designers, technologists and product managers to integrate UX into an Agile development process.
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15 days ago
What Russia Understands about Trump | by Michael Weiss | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books
In March 1986, Yuri Dubinin arrived in New York to assume his post as the Soviet ambassador to the United Nations.
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15 days ago
We’re headed for a future where only the wealthy can enjoy nature | TheHill
Will the next millennials — those born in a thousand years — be better off than those of today? Will we leave them a world they will be thankful for and appreciate, or will they look at history as a dark reminder of the greed and short-sightedness that left them an earth depleted, a place w
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15 days ago
Serverless Patterns and Anti-patterns
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15 days ago
Twitter
Ok dark mode is now live (shortcut: ⌘-Shift-L on Mac, or Ctrl-Shift-L on PC.
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15 days ago
Twitter
@NotionHQ Also... Power-tip; you can copy task lists over from Things 3 just by copy / pasting (yay! Markdown).
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15 days ago
Twitter
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♠️🖤♣️ Ok dark mode is now live (shortcut: ⌘-Shift-L on Mac, or Ctrl-Shift-L on PC.)
Try it on your phone too 😉 pic.twitter.com/6HarD0InO9

— Notion (@NotionHQ) August 1, 2018
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15 days ago
Twitter
Favorite tweet:

@NotionHQ Also... Power-tip; you can copy task lists over from Things 3 just by copy / pasting (yay! Markdown). pic.twitter.com/AcuBmTdQbR

— Liam R (@liamr) July 19, 2018
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15 days ago
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos: Secrets to Success - The Big Picture
In this first-of-its-kind conversation, the Bezos brothers discuss their early influences, habits for success, and predictions for the future.
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16 days ago
The US’s 2.5 billion-pound meat surplus, visualized - Vox
There’s a lot of uncertainty these days. So here’s a comforting thought: The United States of America will not run out of cheese or meat anytime soon. US dairy producers now have a 1.39 billion-pound surplus of cheese, according to data from the US Department of Agriculture.
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16 days ago
Making it easier to discover data in Search
In a polarized world, facts and data can provide valuable context for the debates swirling around us. And there has never been more data out there, with record numbers of data journalists working to make sense of it all.
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16 days ago
We Need Your Help Moving The AsyncAPI Specification Forward
We need your help moving the AsyncAPI specification forward. Ok, first, what is the AsyncAPI specification? “The AsyncAPI Specification is a project used to describe and document Asynchronous APIs. The AsyncAPI Specification defines a set of files required to describe such an API.
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16 days ago
Web Typography Resources for Web Designers and Web Developers | Better Web Type
Web typography is a bit tricky. Take this web typography quiz and test your typography knowledge. Recognizing different styles of fonts is one of the most challenging parts of typography. This game helps you train your eyes to notice the smallest details.
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17 days ago
All That’s Left Is the Vote | The New Yorker
In the haze of summer, with books still to be read, weeds pulled, kids retrieved from camp, it’s a little hard to fathom that, three months from now, American democracy will be on the line.
17 days ago
Data's day of reckoning - O'Reilly Media
Check out the session "An ethical foundation for the AI-driven future" at the Strata Data Conference in New York, September 11-13, 2018. This post is part of a series on data ethics.
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17 days ago
Inspiring Journaling Prompts To Help Re-Shape Your Life
I’ve always had massive aspirations, dreams, and desires my entire life. With hard work, commitment, and a lot of journaling, I’m now living the life I’ve always dreamed of and wanted to create. Journaling has been a massive part of my success.
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17 days ago
Leonardo Da Vinci's To Do List (Circa 1490) | Open Culture
Most people’s to-do lists are, almost by definition, pretty dull, filled with those quotidian little tasks that tend to slip out of our minds. Pick up the laundry. Get that thing for the kid. Buy milk, canned yams and kumquats at the local market.
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17 days ago
swissmiss | I feel this:
Building a long term, profitable business, that solves a problem you’re deeply passionate about? That, is winning.
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17 days ago
The Decline and Fall of the American Empire - Bloomberg
So what would the decline of America look like? I don’t ask the question because I think it’s happening (yet?), but because even the most inveterate optimist should be interested in the dangers, if only to ward them off.
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17 days ago
Top 10 non-tech jobs in tech - Business Insider
It takes a lot more than some hotshot computer programmers to run a successful tech company.
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17 days ago
302 Found
GraphQL represents a paradigm shift in the way that we think about requesting data on the frontend.
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17 days ago
Debt reduction: How to get rid of debt forever - I Will Teach You To Be Rich
Being in debt is normal — statistically speaking. But there’s a difference between manageable debt and unmanageable debt.
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