June 2019 Blog Posts (4)

Wikipedia ::: Swampcast podcast features Brion Vibber, Wikipedia CTO

Here’s a blast from the past. Wikipedia CTO Brion Vibber walks us through the beginnings of Wikipedia. Enjoy! Click here to hear the…

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Added by Michael Levin on June 27, 2019 at 1:29am — No Comments

Pandora::: Swampcast features Pandora CTO Tom Conrad



Here’s one of the most talented CTO’s around to explain the inner workings of Pandora. Click here to…

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Added by Michael Levin on June 26, 2019 at 12:30am — No Comments

OSCON Free Expo Pass!

‪We're proud to partner with #OSCON in Portland, July 15–18. Want to join in but can't be there for the entire event? Grab a free Expo Plus pass using code EXPOPASS- but hurry, only a limited number of passes are available. https://oreil.ly/2FojuKe

Added by Michael Levin on June 21, 2019 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Some thoughts on licensing from Google's Chris DiBona

Chris DiBona is the director of open source at Google, and he's been taking a big part in the open source and Free software ecosystem for a very long time--not least in his role with Google's Summer of Code. He recently posted on Twitter what he calls "a little rant" about software licensing -- well worth reading the whole (short!) thing. 

Upshot: Be cautious and humble in…

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Added by Timothy Lord on June 2, 2019 at 7:10pm — No Comments

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Live Recorder: Debugging C++, Rust, and Go with Capture and Replay of Nondeterministic Data

Early in the year the Undo team released Live Recorder 5, a “software flight recorder technology” for C, C++ and Go applications that enables the capture of all non-deterministic data within an application’s execution for debugging purposes. The resulting recording supports the replay of events in time, backwards and forwards, when looking for and fixing bugs.

By Daniel Bryant

Google's ARCore Depth API Brings Depth Maps and Occlusion to Non-Specialized Devices

Now available in closed preview, ARCore Depth API enables to create depth maps using a single camera. This feature, previously available only on devices with a depth sensor, makes it possible to realistically blend virtual objects in physical environments as well as building more natural, interactive, and helpful experiences, Google says.

By Sergio De Simone

Article: Q&A on the Book Building Digital Experience Platforms

The book Building Digital Experience Platforms by Shailesh Kumar and Sourabhh Sethii describes methods, techniques, and practices for using digital experience platforms (DXP) and provides a digital transformation case study from a banking application.

By Ben Linders, Shailesh Kumar, Sourabhh Sethii

Recap of AWS re:Invent 2019

Last week in Las Vegas, AWS held their annual re:Invent conference and unveiled a slew of new products, while updating many existing ones. Here's a review of announcements impacting compute, data and storage, app integration, networking, machine learning, identity management, enterprise services, and development.

By Richard Seroter

Experiences from Mob Programming at an Insurance Startup

What do you do when two developers in your team mention that they have been stuck on a task for three days? At an insurance startup, the whole team decided to try-out mob programming. From the first day they started to mob, their knowledge of the codebase increased. Working together also helped them to get to know each other better and to be more efficient as a team.

By Ben Linders

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