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Google's Data Architecture and What it Takes to Work at Scale

Malte Schwarzkopf — currently finishing his PhD on “operating system support for warehouse-scale computing” at the University of Cambridge — has …

10 memes only a programmer will understand

This week’s closer look at a STEM profession looks at programming, which scores 19 on a Scrabble board before even contemplating the fact that you’ve …

Making sense of word2vec | RaRe Technologies

One year ago, Tomáš Mikolov (together with his colleagues at Google) made some ripples by releasing word2vec, an unsupervised algorithm for learning …

How to Enable Estimate-Free Development

Most of us have been there... the release or sprint planning meeting to goes on and on and on and on. There is constant discussion over what a story …

Scrum Community

At the Global Scrum Gathering® New Orleans 2014 conference, a T-shirt was available with the phrase, "Scrum Is Simple but Not Easy." I often …

Learn To Build Apps With 88% Off The Complete iOS 7 Development Course

We know many readers are interested in learning to code. So, we partnered with StackSocial to offer TNW readers a special deal on one a great iOS 7 development course. In this iOS bootcamp, you’ll gain the skills needed to build your own iPhone & iPad applications for iOS 7. Normally $499, TNW …

How an Underappreciated iOS 7 Feature Will Change the World

A curious download hit Apple’s App Store this week: a messaging app called FireChat.<p>It’s a new kind of app because it uses an iOS feature unavailable until version 7: the Multipeer Connectivity Framework. The app was developed by the crowdsourced connectivity provider Open Garden and this is their …

Codeanywhere, The Google Docs For Developers, Rocks Startup Alley At Disrupt NY

Codeanywhere, a self-proclaimed Google Docs for coders, wants to become the defacto standard for code development on the go. Co-founders Ivan Burazin and Vedran Jukic presented on stage at Disrupt NY today after the audience voted them the best company in Startup Alley.<p>Jukic came up with the idea …

How has an increase in system complexity affected new programmers? | Ars Technica

To our intellectual predecessors: please advise.<p><i>This Q&A is part of a weekly series of posts highlighting common questions encountered by</i> …

The Right Way To Ask Users For iOS Permissions

<b>Editor’s Note</b>: <i>Brenden Mulligan</i> <i>is a co-founder and designer at</i> <i>Cluster</i><i>, a web and mobile app which enables users to create private social networks around interests and experiences. Brenden previously created and sold</i> <i>ArtistData</i> <i>and</i> <i>Onesheet</i><i>.</i><p>Cluster is the first native mobile app I’ve designed, and the …

Facebook open sources code for managing A/B tests

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>A/B tests to determine which features or designs work best is a standard tool of the trade for any data scientist working on a …

WebCL Will Soon Let Web Developers Harness The Power Of Multi-Core GPUs And CPUs From The Browser

Web browsers, for the most part, can’t use the full power of your computer or mobile device. The code they execute tends to run in a sandbox that’s abstracted from your hardware and doesn’t give the browser full access to it. So while your desktop software can, for example, use all the cores in …

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