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Most Popular & Most Hated ETFs of 2016

The year 2016 has been filled with great oscillations as investors were taken on a wild ride, with some markets and exchange traded fund standing out from the rest.<p>There are now 1,960 U.S.-listed exchange traded products with $2.550 trillion in net assets under management after the ETP industry …

One homebuilder executive perfectly summarized America's new housing crisis

As opposed to the last housing crisis, in which supply was too abundant, this one will be defined by rising prices because of there not being enough homes.<p>The CEO of KB Homes, the eighth-largest homebuilder in the US, perfectly sums up nearly all of the problems facing the housing market today.<p>On …

Housing
Databases

Paper review: TensorFlow, Large-Scale Machine Learning on Heterogeneous Distributed Systems

The paper is available here.<br>TensorFlow is Google's new framework for implementing machine learning algorithms using dataflow graphs. Nodes/vertices …

Seven Principles of Learning Better From Cognitive Science

I just finished one of the best books I’ve read on the science of learning. Daniel Willingham is a Harvard educated cognitive scientist who writes</b> …

Google Now | TIME

The technology giant faces the biggest shift since its founding<p>Google.com had a good run. For years, it was the entryway to the World Wide Web for …

Google Glass

10 more lessons learned from building Machine Learning systems

Databases

Model Tree Structures in MongoDB — MongoDB Manual 3.6

Model Tree Structures in MongoDB¶<p>To model hierarchical or nested data relationships, you can use references to implement tree-like structures. The …

Awesome Open Source Documents

This is not a list of free programming books. This is a curated list of open source or open source licensed documents, guides, books which can read, …

Programming

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Software Architecture in DevOps

A new book by Len Bass, Ingo Weber and Liming Zhu “DevOps: A Software Architect’s Perspective”, part of the SEI Series in Software Engineering, looks …

How to learn about investing...by watching Netflix

Too many Americans think of the stock market as the "final frontier" -- something worthy of a "Star Trek" episode.<p>After the recent wild stock market swings in China, Europe and the United States, it can all feel even more bewildering. But it's easier than you might think to "boldly go" where many …

Investing

The New Chip-Equipped Credit Cards: Safer, And (For Now) More Confusing

Credit-card issuers are racing to get new cards with embedded chips into customers’ hands. But merchants aren’t ready for the shift.<p>If you live in the U.S. and have a credit card, you’ve almost certainly received a replacement card out of the blue in the last three months, often paired with an …

Ian Lance Taylor » Linkers part 2

I’m back, and I’m still doing the linker technical introduction.<p>Shared libraries were invented as an optimization for virtual memory systems running …

G1: One Garbage Collector To Rule Them All

Many articles describe how a poorly tuned garbage collector can bring an application's Service Level Agreement (SLA) commitments to its knees. For …

bliki: CanaryRelease

tags:<p><b>Canary release</b> is a technique to reduce the risk of introducing a new software version in production by slowly rolling out the change to a small …

Performance without the event loop

This article is also available in Japanese, イベントループなしでのハイパフォーマンス – C10K問題へのGoの回答This article is based on a presentation I gave earlier this year at …

Threading

Resilient Distributed Datasets (RDDs)

In this post I’ll mention RDD paper, Resilient Distributed Datasets: A Fault-Tolerant Abstraction for In-Memory Cluster Computing. If you didn’t …

Ubiquitous Computing

Facebook's software architecture

I had summarized/discussed a couple papers (Haystack, Memcache caching) about Facebook's architecture before.<p>Facebook uses simple architecture that …

Software Architecture in DevOps

A new book by Len Bass, Ingo Weber and Liming Zhu “DevOps: A Software Architect’s Perspective”, part of the SEI Series in Software Engineering, looks …

Microservices and the First Law of Distributed Objects

When I wrote Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture, I coined what I called the <b>First Law of Distributed Object Design: "don't distribute</b> …

My Top 100 Programming, Computer and Science Books: Part Three

Hey everyone! Here's part three of my 100 favorite programming, computer and science books. If you're just joining, please see part one and part two …

Computer Science

Architectural Patterns for Near Real-Time Data Processing with Apache Hadoop

Evaluating which streaming architectural pattern is the best match to your use case is a precondition for a successful production deployment. The …

Ubiquitous Computing

The OpenJDK Revised Java Memory Model

The traditional Java Memory Model covers a lot in Java language semantic guarantees. In this article we will highlight a few of those semantics and …

Composition vs. Inheritance: How to Choose?

Inheritance

National Geographic Travel

The Guide: Where to Eat and Stay in Maui

Maui, the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands, hasn't been nicknamed "the Magic Isle" for nothing. First, there is its surreal chromaticism: …

Fish

Top 10 Maui travel experiences

Admit it – you’re grinning already, even before you step on the plane. It starts with the idea of Maui… the anticipation. With the abundance of white beaches, waterfalls, and waves, what is there not to love? With all this island has to offer, you may be wondering where to start – never fear we got …

Top 10

Maui for foodies

From the steep slopes of volcanic Haleakala to the wealth of surf spots, Maui beckons lovers of sun, sand and surf. But venture just beyond the hotel buffet and discover what a foodie destination the Valley Island has become.<p>Maui’s culinary landscape is heavily influenced by fresh, local and ‘<i>ono</i> …

Maui