- Mobile Portland Users Group
Who new? A user group for mobile stuff… right here in PDX.
(categories: pdx portland mobile web usergroup )
- Going Fast on the Mobile Web
Good stuff on iPhone / mobile performance.
(categories: iphone mobile optimization programming slideshare performance )
- Coding Horror: It’s Clay Shirky’s Internet, We Just Live In It
Quote by Clay Shirky: "We’re living through the largest increase in human expressive capability in history."
(categories: community blogs culture socialsoftware )
- Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life – Some Thoughts on Single Instance Storage and Twitter
Interesting that Exchange effectively shards user data just like the big web two oh sites do.
(categories: exchange architecture database distributed messaging scalability storage twitter )
- Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life – Having the Right Users is More Important than Having the Right Features
Quote: "… it is very important to figure out how to expose the pragmatists and conservative technology users to how much value early adopters are getting from your service. " Good point: how does Clearspace do that?
(categories: clearspace community development marketing network socialsoftware )
- NewsGator Delivers Recommended RSS Articles via Collaborative Filtering
Newsgator outsources collaborative filtering to to SenseArray.
(categories: collaborative_filtering collectiveintelligence newgator rss attentionstream sensearray )
- Slidecasting 101
How to synchronize an MP3 with a slideshare presentation. Woul love to see more presentations done this way.
(categories: slideshare presentations mp3 slidecast )
- random($foo): Rearchitecting Twitter: Brought to You By the 17th Letter of the Alphabet
Fun to think about.
(categories: twitter scaling scalability dfs distributed messaging )
- How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Using a Lot of Disk Space to Scale | High Scalability
A list of some of the seemingly crazy things you have to do if you’re going to use BigTable.
(categories: architecture cluster database data sharding scaling performance bigtable scalability )
- Coding Horror: OpenID: Does The World Really Need Yet Another Username and Password?
Great discussion on OpenID including a fair assessment of some of the shortcomings.
(categories: openid usability ui security authentication privacy )
- Operations is a competitive advantage… (Secret Sauce for Startups!) – O’Reilly Radar
The "… the ability to consistently create and deploy reliable software to an unreliable platform that scales horizontally" is a competitive advantage.
(categories: architecture automation development infrastructure management monitoring scalability )
- Ma.tt » Infrastructure as Competitive Advantage
WordPress founder on performance: "Google Gears is going to change the web as we know it today – LocalServer will obsolete CDNs as we know them."
(categories: scaling wordpress mattmullenweg infrastructure performance akamai cdn )
- 5 reasons I won’t be getting on the open id train – Warpspire
Quote from the comments: "When I read about OpenID I think it was a great idea until I began to use it." I totally agree.
(categories: openid usability experience ux ui security )
JS based charting including treemaps, hyperbolic trees and space trees.
- Node Garden | Gallery of Computation
I like that: "node garden". Cool pictures.
(categories: art processing computing )
- Email Dashboard: Three next steps for email
Quote: Email has become and will remain the central hub of activity around which the majority of business activities take place. But email as a platform will lose much of its allure if that data can’t be seamlessly accessed and shared with applications.
(categories: email integration collaboration )
- Diamond Notes » Scaling MySQL – - Up or Out? Panel @ UC
Wow. Facebook = 1,800 MySQL servers, 10,000 http servers, 800 memcached servers.
(categories: facebook scaling memcached mysql performance architecture )