Past Week's Favorites

from October 14, 2014 to October 21, 2014

  1. bitmonkey

    Brent Simmons asked some questions recently about Web App Architecture. At Papertrail I’ve been living a lot of this stuff on a daily basis for some years now and wanted talk about it from the…

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

  2. The Future of Apache Storm: Secure, Highly-Available, Multi-Tenant

    YARN and Apache Storm: A Powerful Combination YARN changed the game for all data access engines in Apache Hadoop. As part of Hadoop 2, YARN took the resource management capabilities that were in…

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

  3. The Future Of The Culture Wars Is Here, And It's Gamergate

    Over the weekend, a game developer in Boston named Brianna Wu fled her home after an online stalker vowed to rape and kill her. She isn't the first woman who's been forced into hiding by aggrieved…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 2

  4. Why Inequality Matters

    A 700-page treatise on economics translated from French is not exactly a light summer read—even for someone with an admittedly high geek quotient. But this past July, I felt compelled to read…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

  5. Off-beat Zen

    Ever since I was a child, I have been acutely sensitive to the idea — in the way that other people seem to feel only after bereavement or some shocking unexpected event — that the human…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

  6. High Peak 40, 20th September 2014

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

  7. You need to enable cookies on your web browser.

    A cookie is a block of text that a website sends to your Internet browser (such as Internet Explorer, Safari or Firefox). To start your free trial, you need to turn on cookies for your browser. To…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

  8. Distributed is not necessarily more scalable than centralized

    Centralized is not necessarily unscalable!  Many people automatically associate centralized with unscalable, and distributed with scalable. And, this is getting ridiculous. In the Spring…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

  9. Enchanting

    Enchantment table interface. Top: Without item. Bottom: With item, hovering over the second line. Enchanting is a mechanic that augments armor, tools, weapons (swords and bows) and books with one or…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

  10. Y Combinator and being a mom

    Two months and a functioning MVP later, YC’s summer ’14 batch deadline was approaching. A couple of friends started sending me links to apply but I didn’t take them seriously. Of…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

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