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Opinion | Lighting Hanukkah Candles Under the Swastika’s Shadow
Shulamith Posner-Mansbach/United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Tonight, and for the next seven nights, millions of Jews around the world will light a menorah…
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Lisa McNair, sister of one of the four girls killed in the 1963 church bombing, is hugged as U.S. Senate candidate…
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Truth. I've been programming for money for 30 years now and back at my work computer I have at least 20 tabs open t…
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Introduction to Schemas in Apache Kafka with the Confluent Schema Registry
In this blog, I provide an overview of Apache Avro and the Confluent Schema Registry. We will understand how they work, the problems they solve and study the…
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8 ton orca jumping 15ft out of the water - Credits: Cristopher Swann
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This woman just voted for the first time. “My eyes just burning. Ain’t nobody crying.”
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The Importance of Fostering Emotional Diversity in Boys
You’re given a choice: Would you rather spend your day feeling happy versus happy interspersed with some moments of sadness, frustration, and anxiety? Most of…
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“We are now in transition from an object-oriented to a systems-oriented culture. Here change emanates, not from thi…
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The Update, The Vent, and The Disaster – Rands in Repose
Your job in a 1:1 is to give the smallest voice a chance to be heard, and I start with a question: “How are you?”
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Charles' Rules of Argument
Charles' Rules of Argument are a strategy for online arguments that are often shared among some Geek Feminism community members and are mentioned in, eg, the…
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One of the best ways to learn from mistakes: Be confident and be wrong.

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Every year for nearly five decades, the FT has chosen a Person of the Year. In 2017, that person is Susan Fowler, t…
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Can’t recall who on my timeline recommended The House of Small Cubes but thank you! It’s a beautiful 12 minute word…
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Principles of Technology Leadership | Bryan Cantrill | Monktoberfest 2017
The kind of talk that only Bryan Cantrill of Joyent can give, one which (enthusiastically) explores the importance of leadership principles ranging from the…
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Confluent Schema Registry with Ewen Cheslack-Postava - Episode 10
Summary To process your data you need to know what shape it has, which is why schemas are important. When you are processing that data in multiple systems it…
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The Pyramid Principle – Lessons from McKinsey – Medium
At McKinsey, one of the lessons I learned was the importance of structured thinking and communication. We often had to crisply present a recommendation to busy…
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A very unique form of imposter syndrome creators have is "I was working on this story and while I did, someone publ…
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Want to Kill Your Performance Rankings? Here’s How to Ensure Success
In 2014, Cigna decided to rethink its performance management philosophy and process, after reviewing the findings of recent research on human motivation. The…
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The little known backstory: Jeff Dean was sick of asking frontend engineers interview questions about data structur…
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The incredible Vietnamese mossy frog. This species is threatened by habitat loss & collection for the pet trade.
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Excellent slide from discussing the table/stream duality solved with . Plus… it’s from the Matri…
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“My Code is Self-Documenting” — Eric Holscher - Surfing in Kansas
“My Code is Self-Documenting” Self-documenting code is one of the biggest documentation myths in the software industry.This view generally conflates…
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Breaking Cliques at Events — Eric Holscher - Surfing in Kansas
Breaking Cliques at Events I’ve been going to professional events for a number of years,and one of the trickiest dynamics I have seen is that most events…
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Documentation is JSON for the Brain — Eric Holscher - Surfing in Kansas
Documentation is JSON for the Brain When you are writing software,you build a mental model of the program in your brain.This is how you make decisions and…
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The Pac-Man Rule at Conferences — Eric Holscher - Surfing in Kansas
The Pac-Man Rule at Conferences I firmly believe that conferences can provide a lot of value for people in an industry.Conferences allow people to create a…
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Big Data LDN 2017: The Rise of the Streaming Platform
Date: 15th November 2017 Location: Keynote Theatre Time: - Speaker: Gwen Shapira Organisation: Confluent
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Scaling Slack’s Job Queue – Several People Are Coding
Photo of wiring by Yuki Hayashi ( CC-BY , cropped) Robustly Handling Billions of Tasks in Milliseconds Using Kafka and Redis by Saroj Yadav, Matthew Smillie,…
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Having a think about sperm whales this morning. Specifically, how they routinely make one of the most nightmarish j…
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Sometimes leaders think the discomfort of a hard question is the fault on the asker. The right attitude is that a h…
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archive inactive GitHub repositories in an organization · GitHub
have a large organization? wrote a script to archive inactive repositories:
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It's an Alan Kay kinda day. "I'm sorry that I long ago coined the
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Shared fictions are what make the world work—these days you get more choice in the ones you want to believe in.
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A breakthrough in Alzheimer’s will dramatically improve human life. Great perspective from .
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"Computer Science is a science of abstraction -creating the right model for a problem and devising the appropriate…
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Release v1.0.0 · linkedin/Burrow · GitHub
Released Burrow 1.0.0 for consumer monitoring - ! Fixed a lot of issues, added…
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Released Burrow 1.0.0 for consumer monitoring - ! Fixed a lot of issues, added…
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Friends. I send my kids to a religious day school. This move helps me (maybe), but I’m against it. Because it is de…
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Things I've seen people demand of their coworkers while also implicitly or explicitly refusing to give themselves:…
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Privately financed elections leads to donor-written laws, that serve the 1%.

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so last summer i randomly met this 80 y/o woman on words with friends. we played 300+ games together and she actual…
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For the first several years of my career, every website I designed required hours in Photoshop before any code was…
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2015: ok i had a nice time browsing the internet, time to go do something else

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On my 1st engagement this week I helped a company high on the Fortune 100 bring an old app with a lot…
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Choosing your container environment on AWS with ECS, EKS, and Fargate
The Control Plane When deploying containers on AWS the control plane is your entry point to running your application. It is the interface that you will interact…
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An adorable interaction between a baby fur seal & a marine iguana on the Galapagos Islands.

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VPC integration for API Gateway is massive - front *any* application with API Gateway, Lambda or otherwise, and sta…
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I’ve added to the “Great Slate” of Congressional candidates you should support. Terrific ex-Marine…
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A primer for men:
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How to Give and Receive Feedback About Creative Work
Pacific Press/Getty Images Feedback is crucial for learning and improving, but it’s rarely fun to be on the receiving end of it when it’s critical. Many people…
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Pro-Neutrality, Anti-Title II
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We still don't have a great platform for housing our digital scrapbooks & family albums for future generations.
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To get better feedback on your creative work, don't ask specific questions.

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