State of Technology #52


#architectureCould your HTTP servers handle 500,000 Requests/sec? It is new normal.

#codeAbsolutely delightful – “Learning to Code: The Roadmap I wish I had been Given”

#design #1 DVD cover of ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ has a faux-pirated look -theme consistent with the trilogy.

#2 Spaghetti Fork

#essayShort note on time scales and ensuing discussion

“So when someone says that Solid State Disks are awesome, it’s because they’re able to turn that slow, unpredictable old sailing ship into a streamlined steam-powered vessel. A good SSD can often make the voyage in less than a week, sometimes in little more than a day. It can also make many thousands more quests for information per year.”


#mobileHighlight – most talked about app in SXSW, but was it a huge success?

#service11 of the Best Customer Service Stories Ever; and a brand new one  (perhaps not entirely ethical)

140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2012 from Time is out


 #toolCable Guys

#tweaks n’ hacksPeriodic Table Table


#parting_thought‘Several people have told me they like the iPad because it lets them bring the Internet into situations where a laptop would be too conspicuous. In other words, it’s a hip flask.’ – Paul Graham

About Nilendu Misra
I love to learn, create and coach. Things that I do well are - Communicating ideas - verbally or through words and diagrams; Problem Solving - Logical or Abstract; Very Large Scale Systems; think about 'Frighteningly Simple' approach first. Things that I intend to do better are - Establishing Stringent Process; Exchanging Tough Feedback; Keeping up with my reading or To-Do list to be able to completely relax.

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