Eric Burke

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Raft - The Understandable Distributed Protocol

Raft - The Understandable Distributed Protocol<p>Recorded at:<p><i>|</i> by Ben Johnson Ben Johnson Follow 0 Followers on Dec 04, 2013 <i>|</i><p>A note to our readers: You …

End corruption. Defend the Republic.

Want a t-shirt?Shop now<p>Invest in America's future.<p>Take Action Now<p>The Problem<p>The Movement<p>"I joined the fight against corruption because history has …

Corruption

Project Lambda from the Inside. An Interview with Brian Goetz

This past April Oracle announced the delay of the highly anticipated release of Java 8, until Q1 of 2014 as reported on InfoQ.<p>Mark Reinhold, Chief …

Fast median search: an ANSI C implementation

This algorithm has been taken from <b>[Aho et al]</b>. In pseudo-code, it can be described as:<p>This algorithm makes use of the fact that only the kth smallest …

Why MongoDB Is a Bad Choice for Storing Our Scraped Data

MongoDB was used early on at Scrapinghub to store scraped data because it’s convenient. Scraped data is represented as (possibly nested) records …

Come here and work on hard problems... except the ones on our doorstep.

I’m quite lucky. In March I took the time to take a genuine break from my real life, and escape to San Francisco to celebrate my thirtieth orbit …

@WalmartLabs has Good Taste

In November 2010, three ex-Mozillians founded two different start-ups in Palo Alto: Set Direction and Tasty Labs. The former, created by Dion Almaer …

Jaron Lanier: The Internet destroyed the middle class

<b>Jaron Lanier (Jonathan Sprague)</b><p>Kodak employed 140,000 people. Instagram, 13. A digital visionary says the Web kills jobs, wealth — even democracy<p>Scott Timberg<p>May 12, 2013 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Jaron Lanier is a computer science pioneer who has grown gradually disenchanted with the online world since his …