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Speeding up Javascript Test Time 1000x

Eight months ago when I ran our core API tests at Shyp, it took 100 seconds from starting the test to seeing output on the screen. Today it takes …

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42 Mobile A/B Testing Terms You Need to Know

As mobile continues to eat the world, the number of A/B tests running on mobile applications continues to grow. While A/B testing isn’t new, the …

11 Insanely Great iOS Developers Sites

Never stop learning from others<p>To get from good to great, I believe we have to constantly learn from others, and become early adopters of latest …

How full-stack entrepreneurs should build their skill set

Recent years have seen the rise of full-stack startups. Like Apple, these companies build an end-to-end offering, owning much of the hardware, software, design, distribution, sales, customer service, and supply chain. Examples include Uber, Tesla, and Nest.<p>I’ve been thinking that some of the most …

These Numbers Show That Box CEO Aaron Levie Is A Genius

At issue was how much money Box is spending compared to its revenue, particularly on sales and marketing. People began wondering: is founder and CEO Aaron Levie a quack or a modern-day genius?<p>Let me be clear: he's a genius, and he's not the only one.<p>I've known Levie for six years, ever since Box …

Our Dangerous Obsession With The MVP

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Bill Aulet is the managing director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is the author of the recently released book, Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup.</i><p>Building stuff does not …

Life’s Work: An Interview with Salman Khan

Photography: Jonathan Sprague<p>Salman Khan was working as a hedge fund analyst when he started using online tools to tutor his cousins in math. Nine years later, his nonprofit organization, Khan Academy, draws on the same approach to offer more than 5,000 free, web-based video lessons to millions of …

The Secret to Delighting Customers

What motivates employees to go above and beyond the call of duty to provide a great customer experience? Disney tells a story about a little girl visiting a theme park who dropped her favorite doll over a fence. When staff retrieved the doll, she was covered in mud, so they made her a new outfit, …

The secrets of designing and building big data apps

<i>Aaron Kimball co-founded WibiData in 2010. He has worked with Hadoop since 2007 and is a committer on the Apache Hadoop project.</i><p>Software applications have traditionally been perceived as a unit of computation designed and used to solve a problem. Whether an application is a CRM tool that helps …

Quora’s Technology Examined

In this blog post I will delve into the snippets of information available on Quora and look at Quora from a technical perspective. What technical …

The One Thing You Need To Know To Be A Great Leader

<b>To be a great leader, you must find what's universal, and capitalize on it.</b><p>Unlike managers, who are concerned with the incremental growth of individuals, Buckingham says leaders "rally people to a better future." In order to unite large groups around a single vision, leaders find success by filling …

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Which hashing algorithm is best for uniqueness and speed?

Which hashing algorithm is best for uniqueness and speed? Example (good) uses include hash dictionaries.<p>I know there are things like SHA-256 and …

HTML5 Live Video Streaming via WebSockets

When I built my Instant Webcam App, I was searching for solutions to stream live video from the iPhone's Camera to browsers. There were none.<p>When it …

To Create The Future Of Brand Identity, Ideo Looks Inward

The trailblazing firm is knee deep in a massive, all-hands project to rebrand itself–and it’s doing it in public.<p>On March 25, the designers at each of Ideo’s 11 international offices put their other projects aside and spent the day thinking about Ideo. The aim was to brainstorm a new identity …