Collapsing Context

Does Jaron Lanier follow blogs? Where does he get his news? How does he learn about Meltdown/Spectre?   Word of mouth was the original form of communication. Before there were books, people could only tell stories to share information. The collective hive mind of civilization would do their best to spread knowledge equally from one […]

Netflix and Coinbase Engineering Cultures

I watched a few QCon videos on the InfoQ YouTube channel. The presentations are from conferences over the last year or so, but the videos were all uploaded within the last month. A blueprint for organizational success- case study Netflix I’m pretty sure this is a re-upload, but it caught my eye again. (Here’s another […]

Two Weeks in Review – November 5, 2017

4:45 and its dark outside… Podcasts The Finnish (UBI) Experiment – 99 Percent Invisible The Psychology of Self-Righteousness – Jonathan Haidt – On Being An interesting psychological take on political leanings Readings Bitcoin uses a lot of energy. Why not a solar powered rig? The World’s Happiest Places – National Geographic Tech Xbox One X iPhone X […]

Two Weeks In Review – October 22, 2017

Deep work and lots of travel with many podcasts and a little reading the past two weeks. Listen Richard Branson Manipulation Exponent Ramblings Ta-Nehisi Coates Watch Star Wars – The Last Jedi Trailer Spiderman Homecoming Blade Runner 2049 Read Rounding out the classic fiction review: It Can’t Happen Here

Week in Review – August 27, 2017

Eclipse 2K17! NYTimes Live Stream & Recap National Geographic Photos Smarter Every Day International Space Station Transit Casey Neistat Eclipse from Five Angles Excited Guy from 2016 Eclipse Tech & Programming Scaling Instagram Infrastructure -InfoQ YouTube Smart Pointers Part 1 and 2 – Fluent CPP Books & Reading Disney’s Choice Stratechery Vertical companies like Apple achieve profits […]

Two Weeks in Review – August 20, 2017

Thoughts on Renew Psychology Here’s a test. I decided not to renew nautilus for $29 a year. I already have another 1 year on my subscription, and while I currently would like to have the magazine for another year I am balancing a few things to decide if in one year I want it for […]