April 2016 Blog Posts (5)

Attend OSCON for Free May 16-19 in Austin, TX



The O'Reilly Open Source Convention is just a few weeks away and we have free expo plus passes available. OSCON is the best place to sharpen your skills and discover important new trends, making you better at what you do and rekindling your love of all things digital. The Expo Plus pass includes access to the expo hall, all evening events, sponsored sessions and…

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Added by Michael Levin on April 25, 2016 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Articulating Design Decisions

Added by Michael Levin on April 18, 2016 at 2:03pm — No Comments

What's 18F?

Since 18F’s mission is to transform government, we’re constantly thinking about how to scale up our impact. How can our custom-developed work get more mileage in benefitting the federal government and beyond? One way is through reuse of our open source code.



We encourage you to adapt 18F open source projects for your work and personal purposes, whether you’re a fellow federal employee or outside government. We’ve put together a list of some 18F repositories that might be especially… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on April 12, 2016 at 11:53pm — No Comments

Apply to Speak at Strata + Hadoop World in New York

Apply to Speak at Strata + Hadoop World in New York

September 26-29, 2016

New York, NY



Do you have a story waiting to be heard? A big idea to share? A skill to teach? Strata + Hadoop World has become the gathering place for those who work with and consume data. It’s where the industry charts a course towards better decision-making and navigating our connected, always-on world. Strata + Hadoop World showcases the cutting-edge science that’s making organizations worldwide… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on April 11, 2016 at 9:42am — No Comments

Hay Caramba! CFP for JavaOne Latin America 2016 extended!

Folks, The CFP for JavaOne Latin America 2016 has been extended to April 18th. Please expect the web site to be updated shortly with this information. Would appreciate your help circulating this news with your developer peers.

https://www.oracle.com/br/en/javaone/call-for-proposals.html



Here's some info. The deadline is 4/18.





"Welcome to the Call for Papers for JavaOne Latin America,… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on April 7, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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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

Microsoft Announces Azure Synapse for Data Warehousing and Analytics

One of the announcements made by Microsoft during their annual Ignite conference was around their new analytics service called Azure Synapse. The service, which is a continuation of Azure SQL Data Warehouse, focuses on bringing enterprise data warehousing and Big Data analytics into a single place.

By Eldert Grootenboer

Presentation: The Future of Chaos Engineering: In Pursuit of the Unknown Unknowns

Crystal Hirschorn discusses where their chaos and resilience practices must evolve to keep pace with the challenges of growing complexity.

By Crystal Hirschorn

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