This book was recommended to me by a colleague and after a few days it was read cover-2-cover and only now am I reflecting back on its message. First thing, … Continue Reading “Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think” by: Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, Kenneth Cukier
Yahoo’s board has approved a deal to buy New York-based blogging service Tumblr for $1.1bn (£725m), US media reports say. The acquisition is expected to be announced as early as … Continue Reading Yahoo ‘to buy Tumblr for $1.1bn’
I have been a loyal user of NetworkSolutions for near on 10 years. At my usage peak I had well over a 100 domains managed through them. However, of late … Continue Reading NetworkSolutions – is there any real point of them?
The first step is to consider the way you have always done business — and stop. Failing to do so not only prevents truly innovative thinking; it also ensures failure. … Continue Reading Free Yourself from Conventional Thinking
http://education.yahoo.net/articles/careers_dead_by_2020.htm?kid=1LFZ5 Fascinating list this, particular when they advise that instead of going into semi-conductors you may want to look at Database Administration instead. Where is the relationship to semi-conductors? … Continue Reading Dying Careers and their alternatives
mobocracy: We rely on memcache pretty heavily at Tumblr, with over 10TB of cache memory available across the stack. One of the things we’ve historically had a challenging time with … Continue Reading Tumblr Engineering: Open Source – Memcache Top