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Spain’s Jobandtalent raises $42M to match job seekers with vacancies using algorithms

Jobandtalent, a Spanish startup specializing in matching jobs with candidates, has raised a $42 million series B round led by Atomico, the VC firm created by Skype founder Niklas Zennström.<p>Founded out of Madrid in 2009, Jobandtalent says it is setting out to “revolutionize the traditional online …

Machine Learning

I’ve been a remote developer for over 10 years. Here are the all the tools and tips you need to know.

Starting a new remote or work-from-home gig, be it a contract project or a full-time job, can be a little intimidating if you’re used to going to …

Entry-level to CEO: 11 online classes to improve your interpersonal skills

Whenever I used to meet charismatic people, I automatically assumed they were just lucky to be born with great genetics — while I was the unfortunate …

Emotional Intelligence

A better offer letter

<i>At</i> <i>eShares</i> <i>we spend a lot of time thinking about how to better educate employees on startup equity. Even new hires at eShares often don’t understand</i> …

The AI Blog

Microsoft is making the tools that its own researchers use to speed up advances in artificial intelligence available to a broader group of developers …

Microsoft's new Minecraft Education Edition - written in C++ - will outrun the Java version

The forthcoming Minecraft: Education Edition, written in C++, looks faster and smoother than the old Java version, but won't be compatible with all …

OS.js

• Free and open-source<br>• Simple installation and setup<br>• Fully documented<br>• Works in any modern browser<br>• Fully scalable UI<br>• Can be deployed on any machine running …

SQLPad

Slazure cuts NoSQL development time by 50%

// C# example: How to query for documents using the object model. <br>dynamic storage = new …

How to Split Equity Among Co-Founders

Founders often ask how they should split equity with their co-founders.<p><i>For weekly recaps of The Macro, sign up here.</i><p>When I search the web on this …

Startups

Introducing the IBM Swift Sandbox

Hi, I’m John Petitto, one of IBM’s Swift developers located at IBM’s Mobile Innovation Lab in Austin. We love Swift here and thought you would too so …

Unexplored areas in Data Compression

A good colleague of mine, Rich Geldreich put up a interesting article talking about his viewpoints in future directions in lossless compression …

The Hardware Inside B2 Cloud Storage – Storage Pod 5.0

A couple of months ago we gave you a sneak peek as we designed and prototyped our next generation Storage Pod. We’re done, and Storage Pod 5.0 is …

Computer Hardware

22 business books that blew my mind

<i>I am often asked for tips on good books to read. Recently I have posted an article in Russian listing my favourite business books, which got over 70</i> …

How a bug in Visual Studio 2015 exposed my source code on GitHub and cost me $6,500 in a few hours

Updates<p>You can read all the updates in detail at the bottom of the post.<p>Updates are listed briefly here :<p>The bug was in the GitHub extension which …

Software Development

San Francisco's Newest Fast Food: Healthy, Cheap and Served by Robots

The team spent over two years rigorously testing the texture of the sauces and the grain to optimize the taste. Eatsa will also offer a range of …

She created Japan’s Xiaomi, launching 21 gadgets in 2 months

Japan’s consumer electronics giants are struggling. Today’s Sony, for example, bears little resemblance to the industry leader it was in the eighties …

Japan

10 tools to help you work smarter, not harder

Software exists to make our lives easier—that is, until it doesn’t. The tech sector is currently seeing a boom in which new, cloud-based products are springing up every day. Just take a look at sites like Product Hunt, and you’ll see that there is an app to simplify every pain point your life: all …

Productivity

Ask HN: Why use Docker and what are the business cases for using it?

I recently did a very basic tutorial on Docker. Afterward, when talking to the tech lead of the project I am working on, he asked me "What are the …

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To Edsger Dijkstra<p><i>It is insufficiently considered that men more often require to be reminded than informed</i>.—<i>Samuel Johnson</i><p>I don't know if concurrency …

Microsoft Unveils New Container Technologies for the Next Generation Cloud

In today’s cloud-first world, businesses increasingly rely on applications to fuel innovation and productivity. As the cloud evolves, containers are …

Microsoft Announces Nano Server for Modern Apps and Cloud

<i>Guest post by:</i><i><br>Jeffrey Snover, Distinguished Engineer and Lead Architect</i><i><br>Andrew Mason, Principal PM Manager</i><i><br>Alan Back, Principal SWE Manager</i>Today we …

DevOps

The story of a product built entirely in public

Helpful grew from one person’s idea to ten people’s side project to a product owned by 100+ individuals. Here’s the story:<p>Next week, the Assembly …

Product Management

The payments platform for platforms

Integrate quickly<p>Building the payments infrastructure for your platform used to be a big undertaking—no longer. Take advantage of pre-made UI …

Deploy BareMetal SSD cloud server in seconds.

Multiple datacenters<p>Run your infrastructure in autonomous facilities, spread accross multiple geographic regions to maximize your services …

Here Are The Companies That Presented At Y Combinator Demo Day 1

It’s that time again! Today was Demo Day 1 (of 2) for Y Combinator’s Winter 2015 class — when investors and reporters get their first in-person look at many of the startups that YC has been incubating for the past few months.<p>Want to see what debuted? We’ll have a list of our favorites soon — but if …

Sous-vide Cooking

Docker in Practice – A Guide for Engineers

<i>This post is based on material from Docker in Practice, available on Manning’s Early Access Program. Get 39% off with the code: 39miell</i><p>We’re writing …

Microservices at Netflix: Lessons for Team and Process Design

In a previous blog post, we shared best practices for designing a microservices architecture, based on Adrian Cockcroft’s presentation at nginx.conf …