October 2011 Blog Posts (6)

Ensemble - now called Juju, Ubuntu's Cloud

Ensemble: service orchestration for the cloud (my work for Ubuntu Server)  - via Jim Baker

Jim and I spent some time…

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Added by Michael Levin on October 30, 2011 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

OrlandoJUG October Open Spaces Meeting Rocked!

OrlandoJUG Oct 2011 meeting

We had a great time at the OrlandoJUG meeting tonight. It was an Open Spaces style meeting and a potluck dinner. We had some new faces and certainly covered interesting topics. Here are a few:

1. Cloud Computing

2. JavaOne 2011

3. Managing dev, test and production environments

4. OSGi - what it is and how…

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Added by Michael Levin on October 27, 2011 at 11:11pm — No Comments

It's all about Yandda! (an Android app)

It was in February this year that i sent this mail to a friend of mine:

 

from Buls Yusuf …
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Added by Bulama Yusuf on October 26, 2011 at 11:24am — No Comments

Good times at JCertif in the Congo

JCertif ::: in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo



Let me indulge with this photo...it was such a great time at the first JCertif and you know, you have a chance coming up in just 11 months to be a part of it again! www.jcertif.com has all the details. Check out some of the African JUGs on Codetown while you're at it.… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on October 25, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Dennis Ritchie has Died

Dennis Ritchie has died. Dennis was known as the father of the C programming language and the Unix operating… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on October 25, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Take a peek under the covers of a website

Here's a website with open source code:

 

A cheap replacement for ching(6)

ching(6), the old amusement found in BSD 4.[234], has disappeared from the face of the net. I wanted it back. Fortunately finding the full text of the Wilhelm translation of the I Ching was easy. So was writing a program to read it.…

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Added by Michael Levin on October 9, 2011 at 2:00pm — 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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