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January 18, 2019

Christof Damian

Friday Links

by Christof Damian (noreply@blogger.com) at January 18, 2019 08:54 AM

January 11, 2019

Christof Damian

Friday Links

Timeline for the release of Rails 6.0  
https://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2018/12/20/timeline-for-the-release-of-Rails-6-0/

To stop terror content online, tech companies need to work together
https://www.blog.google/outreach-initiatives/public-policy/stop-terror-content-online-tech-companies-need-work-together/

Thank You For Smoking
https://www.jwz.org/blog/2018/12/thank-you-for-smoking/


What Is Glitter? A strange journey to the glitter factory.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/21/style/glitter-factory.html

How the Koch Brothers Are Killing Public Transit Projects Around the Country
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/19/climate/koch-brothers-public-transit.html

The Firecracker virtual machine monitor
https://lwn.net/Articles/775736

So, You Want to be an Engineering Manager
https://zef.me/so-you-want-to-be-an-engineering-manager-bcddaf302938

365 IETF RFCs: a 50th anniversary dive
https://write.as/365-rfcs/365-ietf-rfcs-a-50th-anniversary-dive

Some delightful developer experiences in 2019.
https://lethain.com/examples-delightful-developer-experiences/

6 types of meetings that are actually worthwhile
https://www.atlassian.com/blog/teamwork/types-of-meetings

How I use GIST to plan my life
https://productcoalition.com/how-i-use-gist-for-personal-planning-3988230bb3e1

Machine Learning to Detect Software Vulnerabilities
 https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/01/machine_learnin.html

Unlimited private repositories now available to free GitHub users
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/01/free-github-accounts-now-offer-private-repos/

Remote Team Meetups: Here’s What Works For Us
https://open.buffer.com/remote-team-meetups/

Why Diversity Is Important to Etsy
https://codeascraft.com/2019/01/07/why-diversity-is-important-to-etsy/

Revitalize your retrospectives with these fresh techniques
https://www.atlassian.com/blog/teamwork/revitalize-retrospectives-fresh-techniques

Hound: ERB Lint
http://help.houndci.com/configuration/erb-lint

New – Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB Compatibility): Fast, Scalable, and Highly Available
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-amazon-documentdb-with-mongodb-compatibility-fast-scalable-and-highly-available/

A new free-software forge: sr.ht
https://lwn.net/Articles/775963

The M-Word
https://zef.me/the-m-word-61d374ac8947

Bash 5.0 released
https://lwn.net/Articles/776223/rss

by Christof Damian (noreply@blogger.com) at January 11, 2019 09:31 AM

December 21, 2018

Christof Damian

December 14, 2018

Christof Damian

Friday Links

From zero to a million users: how to quickly grow a successful tech team
https://medium.com/@albertobeta/from-zero-to-a-million-users-how-to-quickly-grow-a-successful-tech-team-6ea8464437c2

Expediting changes to Google+
https://www.blog.google/technology/safety-security/expediting-changes-google-plus/

JWZ: Pete Shelley, screensaver and demoscene pioneer
https://www.jwz.org/blog/2018/12/pete-shelley-screensaver-and-demoscene-pioneer/

Reducing gender bias in Google Translate
https://www.blog.google/products/translate/reducing-gender-bias-google-translate/

Our learnings from adopting GraphQL
https://medium.com/netflix-techblog/our-learnings-from-adopting-graphql-f099de39ae5f

The latest on Messages, Allo, Duo and Hangouts
https://www.blog.google/products/messages/latest-messages-allo-duo-and-hangouts/

Make sure Google can see lazy-loaded content
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/guides/lazy-loading

How to Surface Open Source Copyright Notices and License Texts in a Phone App
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFjouycdkFI

Imagining new ways to learn Morse code’s dots and dashes
https://www.blog.google/outreach-initiatives/accessibility/imagining-new-ways-learn-morse-codes-dots-and-dashes/

Microsoft is building its own Chrome browser to replace Edge
https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2018/12/4/18125238/microsoft-chrome-browser-windows-10-edge-chromium

Bad Consumer Security Advice
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2018/12/bad_consumer_se.html

Jason Evanish: CEO & Founder of Lighthouse
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ku9jvt_kugw

Designing Work for Introverts
https://nobl.io/leadership-resources/2017/introverts-at-work

Continuous Improvement vs. Big Launch Mentality: Which is Better for Product Marketing?
https://open.buffer.com/marketing-product-launches/

Coupling in Programming: What This Means and How Not to Get Burned
https://blog.ndepend.com/programming-coupling/

Big news: Know Your Company is now Know Your Team
https://knowyourteam.com/blog/2018/12/04/big-news-know-your-company-is-now-know-your-team/

Google Image best practices
https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/114016

How ShiftLeft Uses PostgreSQL Extension TimescaleDB
http://highscalability.com/blog/2018/12/5/how-shiftleft-uses-postgresql-extension-timescaledb.html

I ran a ludicrously complex engineering project (and survived)
https://www.atlassian.com/blogtechnology/software-engineering-principles-massive-projects

194 years of downtime: looking back on incident data from 2018
https://www.atlassian.com/blogstatuspage/annual-downtime-report

Serverless Slack bot on Lambda with Ruby (and what’s the less pleasant part about it)
https://blog.arkency.com/our-slack-bot-now-on-lambda-with-ruby/

Introducing Action Mailbox for Rails 6 
https://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2018/12/13/introducing-action-mailbox-for-rails-6/

Migrations: the sole scalable fix to tech debt.
https://lethain.com/migrations/
https://lethain.com/qcon-sf-migrations-video/

Why Managers Should Reveal Their Failures
https://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/why-managers-should-publicize-their-failures

Babies, books, and more: Buffer’s 2018 in numbers
https://open.buffer.com/2018-in-numbers/

Find your next agile conference!
http://www.agileconferences.info/

New Australian Backdoor Law
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2018/12/new_australian_.html

Modernizing the Web Playback UI
https://medium.com/netflix-techblog/modernizing-the-web-playback-ui-1ad2f184a5a0

by Christof Damian (noreply@blogger.com) at December 14, 2018 11:52 AM

November 30, 2018

Christof Damian

Friday Links (AWS Edition)

Using Machine Learning to Create Fake Fingerprints
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2018/11/using_machine_l.html

Rails 4.2.11, 5.0.7.1, 5.1.6.1 and 5.2.1.1 have been released!
https://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2018/11/27/Rails-4-2-5-0-5-1-5-2-have-been-released/

Tidal 1.0.0 refactor
 https://slab.org/tidal-1-0-0-refactor/

decidim/decidim
https://youtu.be/f6JMgJAQ2tc
https://github.com/decidim/decidim

Perceived Barriers to Trunk Based Development
http://www.davefarley.net/?p=269

Stack Overflow: How We Do Monitoring - 2018 Edition
https://nickcraver.com/blog/2018/11/29/stack-overflow-how-we-do-monitoring/

Go 2, here we come!
https://blog.golang.org/go2-here-we-come

Fully Automated Continuous Deployment on Android with Bitrise
https://overflow.buffer.com/2018/11/29/fully-automated-continuous-deployment-on-android-with-bitrise/

event-stream, npm, and trust
https://lwn.net/Articles/773121/

AWS

AWS Launches, Previews, and Pre-Announcements at re:Invent 2018 – Andy Jassy Keynote
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/aws-previews-and-pre-announcements-at-reinvent-2018-andy-jassy-keynote/

New – Amazon DynamoDB Transactions
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-amazon-dynamodb-transactions/

Amazon DynamoDB On-Demand – No Capacity Planning and Pay-Per-Request Pricing
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/amazon-dynamodb-on-demand-no-capacity-planning-and-pay-per-request-pricing/


New – Amazon CloudWatch Logs Insights – Fast, Interactive Log Analytics
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-amazon-cloudwatch-logs-insights-fast-interactive-log-analytics/

New – EC2 Instances (A1) Powered by Arm-Based AWS Graviton Processors
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-ec2-instances-a1-powered-by-arm-based-aws-graviton-processors/

Firecracker – Lightweight Virtualization for Serverless Computing
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/firecracker-lightweight-virtualization-for-serverless-computing/

New – AWS Transfer for SFTP – Fully Managed SFTP Service for Amazon S3
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-aws-transfer-for-sftp-fully-managed-sftp-service-for-amazon-s3/

New for AWS Lambda – Use Any Programming Language and Share Common Components
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-for-aws-lambda-use-any-programming-language-and-share-common-components/

Announcing Ruby Support for AWS Lambda
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/compute/announcing-ruby-support-for-aws-lambda/

New – Hibernate Your EC2 Instances
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-hibernate-your-ec2-instances/

Amazon Personalize – Real-Time Personalization and Recommendation for Everyone
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/amazon-personalize-real-time-personalization-and-recommendation-for-everyone/

Amazon Forecast – Time Series Forecasting Made Easy
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/amazon-forecast-time-series-forecasting-made-easy/
https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/28/aws-launches-amazon-forecast-to-make-time-series-predictions-easier/

Amazon QuickSight adds support for dashboard embedding and APIs
https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2018/11/amazon-quickSight-adds-support-for-dashboard-embedding-and-APIs/

by Christof Damian (noreply@blogger.com) at November 30, 2018 08:46 AM