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The microservices cargo cult

“They’re doing everything right. The form is perfect. It looks exactly the way it looked before. But it doesn’t work.”Microservices are awesome. We …

Microservices

What CIOs need to know about microservices and DevOps

For organizations trying to address development and deployment speed, the introduction of microservices architecture may be a solution. However, it …

Microservices

Ditching Django for Microservices – Part 1 | Hubble

Get our weekly office space tips and advice by email<p>When we decided to change our name from Spacious to Hubble we saw it as an opportunity to do more …

Microservices

The R language, for programmers

Outline<p>Introduction<p>I have written software professionally in perhaps a dozen programming languages, and the hardest language for me to learn has been …

Python Programming

Running GUI apps with Docker

I’ve been doing all of my real (paid) work on VMs / containers for a while now but when it comes to writing Java code for some projects for …

Lecture 5 - How to Start a Startup

Lecture 5: Competition is For Losers<p>View the annotated transcript, and add annotations of your own, on Genius, or directly at the bottom of this page!

Lessons From A Silicon Valley Job Search

<i>This post is a fairly exhaustive summary of the things I learned during my recent Silicon Valley job search. It is really quite long, but has been</i> …

Python vs Julia

In Speeding up isotonic regression in scikit-learn, we dropped down into Cython to improve the performance of a regression algorithm. I thought it …

Machine Learning

You Have to Play This 1,600-Year-Old Viking War Game

Especially if you’re a diplomat, soldier or spy, says one ex-spook<p>by ROBERT BECKHUSEN<p>Viking warriors storm into the torch-lit camp of a rival clan. …

These DIY Toilet Tablets Bust Through Clogged Drains

We've talked about the best ways to unclog a drain before, but these handy toilet-clearing tablets are helpful to have on-hand in case yours stops …

Who's Selling Credit Cards From Target?

An anonymous reader writes <i>"Brian Krebs has done some detective work to determine who is behind the recent Target credit card hack. Krebs sifted</i> …

If you won’t pay to read the New York Times, will you pay to play it?

Old media companies are experimenting with all sorts of new business models, and the New York Times company is no different. Shares in the newspaper group are up some 60% this year, thanks both to the company’s unexpected success in charging for articles online and growing signs of a broader …

Crossword Puzzles

Why Are Upworthy Headlines Suddenly Everywhere?

Their success isn't just about click bait. It goes to the heart of our largest tech companies.<p>I haven’t seen anything like it in a long time. On Facebook, on Twitter, and even sometimes in my email inbox, there are these headlines.<p>“We Don’t Hear Enough From Native American Voices. Here’s An …

This company wants to help you escape your terrible corporate job

After three years of working at Ernst & Young in London as a management consultant, Dominic Jackman felt unfulfilled and decided it was time for a change. In 2009, he asked his boss for a sabbatical but was told “no.” In the past three months, six of his colleagues had also asked for sabbaticals …

Goldman Sachs

Why Google Sells More Than Newspapers, Magazines

The CEO of Business Insider, Henry Blodget, at BI’s Ignition event showed a slide in a presentation titled The Future of Digital: 2013, that indicated that for the first quarter of 2013 Google had more ad revenue than newspapers and magazines.<p>Why does Google gobble up more ad revenue than all of …

Don't Get Pwned on Public WiFi: Use Your Own VPN

The Tinfoil Team was at the RSA Conference earlier this year and we noticed two things: there was no secure WiFi, and someone had set up a Pineapple, …

Linux

Andrew Cooke: C[omp]ute

C[omp]ute<p>Welcome to my blog, which was once a mailing list of the same name and is still generated by mail. Please reply via the "comment" …

Databases