Monthly Archives: April 2011

Links: 4-29-2011

Misery | drupal.org Awesome drupal extension that makes life miserable for trolls. (categories: community drupal moderation trolls ) John Maeda Mulls RISD’s Backlash Against His Cyber-Style Leadership | Co.Design Quote: "People don’t want more messages; they want more interactions. There’s … Continue reading

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Links: 4-21-2011

Space Shuttle Launch Countdown Need more "LH2 FACILITY & ORBITER CHILLDOWN COMPLETE" in my life. (categories: rockets process engineering communication )

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Links: 4-18-2011

codahale.com/codeconf-2011-04-09-metrics-metrics-everywhere.pdf Preso on metrics by one of the guys from Yammer. (categories: metrics reporting saas statistics )

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Links: 4-17-2011

Scaling(?) at Wealthfront Notes on how Wealthfront does continuous deploys at scale. (categories: scalability deployment engineering saas ) Native is easy. Web is essential. Jason Grigsby’s presentation on mobile web. (categories: apps mobile web html5 rwd ) Lucid Imagination » … Continue reading

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Links: 4-15-2011

Trunk.ly | Home Cool meta-bookmarking / links site. (categories: bookmarking delicious search links ) notes on "an empathetic plan" So true. (categories: quotes software development engineering )

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Links: 4-13-2011

dl.google.com/googleio/2010/app-engine-data-pipelines.pdf Some interesting ideas around scheduled tasks / pipelining. (categories: data bigdata processing tasks ) TextIn Cool Twilio + Linkedin integration. (categories: twilio sms mobile linkedin )

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Links: 4-8-2011

InfoQ: Guardian.co.uk Switching from Java to Scala Notes on their move from Java to Scala. (categories: java scala language guardian.co.uk engineering ) mvdirona.com/jrh/talksAndPapers/JamesRH_Lisa.pdf Three simple tenets for designing and deploying internet-scale services: 1) expect failures, 2) keep things simple, 3) … Continue reading

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Links: 4-6-2011

Call Me Fishmeal.: Success, and Farming vs. Mining Lots of quotable stuff in this article but I liked the close: "The secret of success turns out to be so incredibly simple: Work your ass off. Really care about what you’re … Continue reading

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Links: 4-4-2011

Perspectives – Prioritizing Principlas in "On Designing and Deploying Internet-Scale Services" Quote: "Have Well Defined Architectural Roles and Responsibilities: Robust systems are often described as having "good bones." The structural skeleton upon which the system has evolved and grown is … Continue reading

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Links: 4-2-2011

Product design at GitHub — Warpspire Tips from github guys about product design: a) everyone is a product designer, b) write down ideas like crazy, c) consistently experiment and iterate, d) abandon features, e) argue all the time, f) talk … Continue reading

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