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Devastating Barron's cover story on Alibaba predicts the stock will tank 50%, and that's not even the worst of it

The September 19, 2014 IPO priced at $68 per share, giving the company an eye-popping valuation of $168 billion.<p>"Today what we got is not money," CEO Jack Ma said that day. "What we got is the trust from the people."<p>But in a new, devastating 3000-word cover story for Barron's, Jonathan Laing …

The Secret Startup That Saved the Worst Website in America

How a team of young people, living in a repurposed McMansion in Maryland, helped rebuild Healthcare.gov<p>Loren Yu was on a weekend trip in Los Angeles when he received an urgent email from a friend. The friend, Kalvin Wang, had a proposition.<p>"If your response isn’t ‘no way,’ then we should talk ASAP, …

Lionel Messi hands Barcelona 23rd La Liga title

Argentine scores only goal of game as Barca win 1-0 at Atletico while Real Madrid beat Espanyol 4-1 courtesy of Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick<p>So now for the treble. The most powerful juggernaut in European football in 2015 passed through the Spanish capital to pick up what Barcelona hope will be the …

Kindrd

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Web Applications

Getting started with Apache OpenNLP

The article is an introduction to the Apache OpenNLP library. We will start with a short description of the library, we will describe a simple …

Tesla Stockholders Can't Take a Joke

The materiality standard depends on the reasonable investor, who has been replaced by a computer.

Engineering Culture at Airbnb – Airbnb Engineering & Data Science – Medium

If you had visited Airbnb’s office yesterday you probably would have noticed something: clapping. I’m not sure why, but sometimes a team will applaud …

Microsoft Held In Contempt As It Battles A Domestic Search Warrant Demanding Overseas Data

Microsoft has been held in contempt of court after failing to comply with a warrant, following a rejection of a request for appeal on July 31st.<p>The case stems from a United States government search warrant for data stored on a Microsoft server in Ireland. Microsoft contends that the data is outside …

How An Intergalactic “Powers Of 10” Inspired The iPad’s Most Beautiful New App

Earth: A Primer is a fully interactive geology textbook that doesn’t just explain the planet. It simulates it.<p><i>Earth: A Primer</i> is like a geology textbook for the Diamond Age: an iPad app in the style of Neil Ardley and David Macaulay’s <i>The Way Things Work</i> that explains and <i>simulates</i> the ways in which …

IT Worker's Dumpster Diving Hobby Brings $2,500 a Night

(Photo: Matt Malone/LinkedIn)<p>One man’s trash may be another man’s treasure, but that holds true for Matt Malone much more than most people.<p>Malone has …

Infographic: The Solr Eclipse

The annual Lucene Solr Revolution conference is underway in Washington, DC. (track all the buzz on Twitter at #LuceneSolrRev) To celebrate, we put …

Google removes underlined links, says goodbye to 1996

Google started life as a research project in 1996 to crawl the internet and create a search engine. 18 years later, Google is now removing the last of the design left over from that era. Starting today, the '90s-style underlined links are being removed from Google search results. It truly marks the …

Google's killed off an experiment that put giant banner ads atop search results

Less than five months after piloting a program that put large banner advertisements on the top of some search result pages, Google's pulled the plug. The controversial practice added large photos across the top of the page, along with a selection of links directing users to the paying companies …

Distributed percolator in elasticsearch

Successfully reported this slideshow.<p>We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.<p>7,640 views<p>Share<br>• Like<br>• Download<br>• ...<p>Published on Sep 5, 2013<p>Hocheol Yang , kent.rain at 카카오 8 months ago<p>영선 조 , 네이버 개발자 at …

Databases

Web App Searchlet Lets You Perform Multiple Searches Without Opening A Gazillion Tabs

At any given moment during my working day, I have browser tabs open for my email account, Feedly, TechCrunch, WordPress, Convo, Twitter, Google Calendar, Reddit, Pinterest and Facebook. That’s in addition to all the sites I am using for research (or to procrastinate) and desktop apps like Skype and …

Redesigned Percolator

25 November 2013 Engineering<p>The percolator is essentially search in reverse, which can by confusing initially for many people. This post will help to …

"Using ElasticSearch to Scale Near Real-Time Search" by John Billings (Presented at The Yelp Engineering Open House 11/20/13)

Slides from the Yelp Open House presentation showing how Yelp uses ElasticSearch to quickly build near real-time search applications.

The Mission Of Microsoft And Bing Is The Evolution of Search

When people think of modern day search they think of Google, which is a bit of a problem if you are competing against Mountain View’s search technology. At the very least, Microsoft have a known name in Bing but as Stefan Weitz, Senior Director of Search at Microsoft told me last week when we sat …

Google Recently Made A Silent Shift To A New Search Algorithm, “Hummingbird”

Have you noticed recently that Google has gotten a bit better at offering up direct answers to questions? If so, there’s a reason for it: they recently flipped the switch on a new search algorithm they call “Hummingbird”, which focuses on parsing searches as complex questions.<p>Google mentioned the …

CHART OF THE DAY: Search Is Still The Main Source Of Mobile Ad Revenue

<i>This post originally appeared at BI Intelligence, a new subscription service covering every angle of the mobile industry.</i><p>Globally, mobile ad revenues were up an impressive 83% last year, according to a new report from IAB and IHS.<p>But the bulk of mobile revenue is still being driven by a …

New Document Sheds Light on Government’s Ability to Search iPhones

Cell phone searches are a common law enforcement tool, but up until now, the public has largely been in the dark regarding how much sensitive …

Unifying the LinkedIn Search Experience | LinkedIn Engineering

Search is a core part of LinkedIn’s platform. It’s what allows our 200M+ members to find jobs, hire employees, develop leads, research companies, and …

Information Architecture

Ori Allon Has Hired 63 Ex-Googlers, Twitter Employees, And Harvard MBAs To Solve New York's Biggest Headache

One week after Google met Ori Allon in a tiny, server-crammed office in Sydney, the young developer had a first-class ticket to Mountain View.<p>Allon, then 26, had created and patented a search algorithm that was used by his peers at UNSW instead of Google. On Orion, users could pull up search …