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Is this all the investing advice you’ll ever need?

Wall Street and its representatives often make investing more complicated than necessary to give investors the idea that they are helpless on their …

Retirement

New York

The AWS Lofts are a place where startups and developers can meet over coffee, work on their apps, attend educational sessions, and get in-person …

Collecting NGINX Plus Monitoring Statistics with Go

In this day and age, having an infrastructure that is scalable and reliable is crucial to your site’s success. Monitoring NGINX performance and the …

Nginx

The Chef and the Frog - Automating Artifactory!

Consul as a Monitoring Service

There are two sides to monitoring – exposing problems with alerts and acting upon those alerts to find solutions to the exposed problem. For exposing …

Design+Performance Velocity 2015

Which would you rather have: A rich design or a fast user experience? Users want both, but sometimes the interplay between design and performance feels like a fixed sum game: One side’s gain is the other side’s loss. Design and performance are indeed connected, but it’s more like the yin and yang. …

Mentors Are The Secret Weapons Of Successful Startups

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Rhett Morris is the director of Endeavor Insight, the research arm of Endeavor, a nonprofit that supports high-impact entrepreneurs across the world.</i><p>“I’ve probably revised this investor pitch deck 200 times,” a founder told me recently. She’d met with more than 50 potential investors …

Startups

Healthyish Recipes, Food Trends & News | Healthyish

guide<p>I take these supplements before packing, in-flight, and on the ground.<p>obsession<p>Cordial Organics CBD tincture is for getting stuff done without feeling like the Energizer Bunny.<p>guide<p>You know it as the ingredient taking over the wellness world, but what is CBD, really, and is it right for …

Food

November 2013

Last week, during Tomas' keynote at MySQL Percona Live Conference in London we announced as one of "previews" of the following MySQL 5.7 release(s) …

New Zealand's most wondrous night-time experiences

From night hikes to cave-rafts to midnight munchies, there’s lots to do in New Zealand when the lights go out...<p>1. Night-hike the Tongariro Crossing<p>The 19km Tongariro Alpine Crossing is frequently touted as the world’s best day walk, thanks to its compact combination of sulphurous lakes, huffing …

New Zealand

Prebrowsing by Steve Souders at Velocity NY 2013

Using Ruby to Automate Your Life

You probably use Ruby everyday, so why not use Ruby to automate some common tasks? What if you could spin up an EC2 instance and have it …

Register for the Free Chef Fundamentals Training Webinar Series

Are you ready to #learnchef? We’re launching a free weekly webinar series aimed at guiding you down the learning path for Chef. Join us next Thursday …

The Dog Whisperer Explains: Do Dogs Get Jealous?

Inside Etsy's Brooklyn headquarters

Observability at Twitter

As Twitter has moved from a monolithic to a distributed architecture, our scalability has increased dramatically.<p>Because of this, the overall …

Distributed Firewalls

[BFIK99] ���M.�Blaze, J.�Feigenbaum, J.�Ioannidis, and A.�Keromytis. The KeyNote Trust-Management System Version 2, September 1999. RFC 2704.<p>[BFK99] …

How I have lost over 100 pounds and don’t know how

Experimenting to a better life<p>I have lost more than 100 pounds since last September. I have many mixed emotions about this. At first you would think …

Setting up SSL on nginx for performance and security

At WebPerfDays Silicon Valley 2013 we ended up with an intense debate about the usefulness of SSL v/s the performance of SSL (aka SSL v/s Steve). The …

SSL Server Test

This free online service performs a deep analysis of the configuration of any SSL web server on the public Internet. <b>Please note that the information</b> …

Information Security

Integrating Overlay Networking and the Physical Network

The next topic of a technology discussion around Overlay Networking to consider is whether the overlay network needs to be integrated, in some way, …

Improving the security of your SSH private key files

Ever wondered how those key files in ~/.ssh actually <i>work</i>? How secure are they actually?As you probably do too, I use ssh many times every single day …

Cesar Millan Puppy Profiles: Junior

The Incomplete Map of the Cosmic Genome Teaser

How Eventbrite Built a Company Culture that Scales

Eventbrite‘s fresh take on event discovery and ticketing has helped it grow it to a point where it’s often discussed in the same breath as incumbents like Ticketmaster.<p>If you’re building a company, the story of how Eventbrite grew from three co-founders in 2006 to hundreds of employees (or …

Little French Key, Honduras, C.A. was awesome! http://t.co/dTBl9amCde

Vagrant + VMware Fusion + OpenStack Tips & Tricks

My home OpenStack lab is a work-in-progress, but I’m much further along thanks to help from Mr. vBrownBag himself, Cody Bunch.<p>Whether you are just …