January 2015 Blog Posts (6)

Phone Software Entrepreneurs? Under 30 Forbes List

Forbes published an under 30 tech list featuring entrepreneurs who've made it big. Read about it …

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Added by Michael Levin on January 27, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Getting Started With Android

Interested in Android programming? Here's a nice, recent article at Lifehacker outlining good, free resources to get you going. http://lifehacker.com/i-want-to-write-android-apps-where-do-i-start-1643818268 ;

Added by Michael Levin on January 22, 2015 at 11:05am — No Comments

Pay What You Want: Back-End Developer Course Bundle

Pay What You Want: Back-End Developer Course Bundle…

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Added by Michael Levin on January 20, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

Speak at OSCON!

Here's a message from O'Relly about OSCON 2015:

We're deep into planning OSCON 2015 and we've got some exciting news: OSCON is changing. We're no longer beating the drum and leading…

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Added by Michael Levin on January 9, 2015 at 11:47am — No Comments

O'Reilly Solid Conference CFP closes 1/20!

The O'Reilly Solid conference is in San Diego in June and it's all about the merging of HW/SW for the IoT. Want to get involved? The Call for Papers is open and there are loads of benefits in giving a presentation for an O'Reilly conference., Take it from me! It's a great thing to do for the community and you learn a ton…

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Added by Michael Levin on January 9, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

How to Use SQL, Hadoop, Drill, REST, JSON, NoSQL, and HBase in a Simple REST Client

Our friend Carol just published this article.

SQL will become one of the most prolific use cases in the Hadoop ecosystem, according to Forrester Research. Apache Drill is an open source SQL query engine for big data exploration. REST services and clients have emerged as popular technologies on the Internet. Apache HBase is a hugely popular Hadoop NoSQL…

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Added by Michael Levin on January 7, 2015 at 1:45pm — No Comments

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Presentation: Diversity, Chocolate and Safe Cracking

John Le Drew discusses what diversity is, why it is needed and how to achieve it.

By John Le Drew

Microsoft Edge, Chromium Edition

With the release of Edge 79, Microsoft will transition from its proprietary EdgeHTML engine to Chromium, the popular open-source engine that powers Chrome.

By Guy Nesher

Fully-Managed Serverless Platform Google Cloud Run is Now GA

Google Cloud Run is Google's fully managed solution for running containerized, serverless applications. After a six-month beta phase, Cloud Run is now generally available, along with Cloud Run for Anthos, which enables running your Google Cloud Run application on premises using a Google Kubernetes Engine cluster.

By Sergio De Simone

Podcast: Maartje & Fennande of Happy Office on Creating a Culture of Happiness at Work

In this podcast, recorded at the Agile India 2019 conference, Shane Hastie, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods, spoke to Maartje Wolff and Fennande van der Meulen about happiness being crucial in organizations.

By Maartje Wolff, Fennande van der Meulen

Article: Predicting Time to Cook, Arrive, and Deliver in Uber Eats

Time predictions are critical to Uber Eats business as they determine when to dispatch delivery partners as well as ensure customer satisfaction. This article explains how their dispatch system evolved through time predictions powered by machine learning, followed by a deep dive on how to predict food preparation time without ground truth data. It goes over delivery and travel time predictions.

By Zi Wang

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