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Watch all the interviews from TechCrunch Sessions: Blockchain

What a day. Yesterday, hundreds of people gathered in Zug, Switzerland for TechCrunch Sessions: Blockchain. In addition to some of the key people of the Ethereum Foundation, the team interviewed the entrepreneurs behind Binance, Coinbase, ConsenSys, CryptoKitties and many other organizations.<p>The …

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Blockchain 2018 == NoSQL 2009

<i>Disclaimer: The views in this article are my own, and do not necessarily represent the views of my employer.</i>Blockchain is to 2018 what NoSQL was to …

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HBase vs Cassandra

<b>Apache HBase vs</b> <b>Apache Cassandra</b><br>This comparative study was done by me and Larry Thomas in May, 2012. Cassandra stuff was prepared by Larry Thomas.<br>This …

Data Modeling is Dead…Long Live Schema Design!

Click to learn more about author Pascal Desmarets. Reality or not, the perception nowadays is that Data Modeling has become a bottleneck and doesn’t …

This 60-Square-Foot Structure Divides and Conquers in a Manhattan Renovation

In a New York loft, a multifunctional cube provides a space-saving fix that’s anything but square.<p>In cramped New York apartments, it’s not an uncommon requirement for spaces to serve a multitude of functions. To make one 2,000-square-foot loft more efficient, Frame Design Lab came up with a novel …

Spotify told us the top 20 songs people listen to in the shower — here they are

At a conference earlier this week, Ek revealed that there are 39,000 active playlists named "Shower." And these playlists get 550,000 streams every day. (No pun intended).<p>But what songs are these people listening to in the shower?<p>Business Insider reached out to Spotify to find out which songs go …

10 Surprising Facts About LEGO

You're never going to look at your favorite toy the same way again.<p>Like Easy-Bake Ovens and Troll dolls, you probably remember these famous plastic bricks fondly from your childhood. But did you know the first one was made in 1932 and out of wood? Didn't think so. Here are a few more facts you …

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7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

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13 Of The World's Most Colorful Lakes

These 13 colorful lakes are like something out of a dream.<p>These naturally bold beauties are like something out of a dream.

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51% of Americans believe storms affect cloud computing

<i>(Chaparral Supercell 2 image by Greg Lundeen, public domain)</i><p><b>A study has found that a large percentage of Americans are a little foggy on what cloud computing actually is.</b><p>A market survey (PDF) by Wakefield Research, for cloud computing firm Citrix, asked "1006 nationally representative American …

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Lens Writer is a smarter way to produce scientific papers

Substance, the developer of a JavaScript library for Web-based content, has partnered with publisher eLife Sciences to create Lens Writer, a new tool to produce scientific manuscripts with minimal effort.<p>The free and open source software allows users to create scientific content, complete with …

Articles about tiny hollywood home mad mens vincent kartheiser on Dwell.com - Dwell

Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>To avoid major reconstruction, JAC Interiors employed bright colors …

Azure or AWS? A cloud database comparison

Follow:<p>Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure offer a wide range of database services. When choosing between Azure and...<p>AWS for a data management …

Lamp Posters by Studio YOY

A set of lamp posters by Japanese studio YOY.<p>Japanese studio YOY has created this set of simple and clean lamp posters. These wall lamps are made of …

40 maps that explain the internet

40 maps that<br>explain the internet<p>by Timothy B. Lee on June 2, 2014<p>The internet increasingly pervades our lives, delivering information to us no matter where we are. It takes a complex system of cables, servers, towers, and other infrastructure, developed over decades, to allow us to stay in touch …

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Do Entrepreneurs Get Better With Age?

Is age really just a number among Silicon Valley CEOs?<p>HBO’s new hit show, “Silicon Valley,” provides an iconic view of the tech startup. The hero, Richard Hendricks, is a socially awkward twentysomething software developer who has developed a hyperefficient compression algorithm for music. He …

How to find the right balance between scale up and scale out in cloud - Cloud computing news

May 15, 2014 | Written by: Alexei Karve<p>Categorized: Infrastructure<p>Share this post:<p>Cloud computing provides the elasticity to scale infrastructure on …

Isomer – an isometric graphics library for HTML5 canvas

To start using Isomer, you first need to include a small (7kb minified) script wherever you see fit:<p>After which you'll need to place a canvas in your …

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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Facebook Introduces 'Hack,' the Programming Language of the Future

Facebook engineers Bryan O'Sullivan, Julien Verlaguet, and Alok Menghrajani spent the last few years building a programming language unlike any other.<p>…

Twitter Acquires Social TV Experts Mesagraph and SecondSync

Twitter wants its social network to be the definitive place for advertisers and broadcasters to promote their shows, and to that end it’s just gobbled up TV analytics specialists Mesagraph and SecondSync.<p>Mesagraph runs a web-based platform called Meaningly, which gives users the ability to pull …

Cloud tests find Google fastest, Amazon most expensive

If you are buying cloud service from any of the Big Three, you may not be getting what you think you’re paying for. For example, performance is …

Server Density adds multi-cloud dashboard to its monitoring mix

Server Density has a new “ops dashboard” for companies that mix and match cloud services from different providers, or even those that want one pane …

These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time

U.S. playwright Rita Mae Brown said: "Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going."<p>That quote comes to mind looking at these fascinating European etymology maps of various commons words posted by reddit user sp07, which provide a kind of …