State of Technology #96

elsewhere

 

 

Architecture

Under the Hood: Building out Infrastructure of Facebook Graph Search

 

Code

Apparently, Marissa Meyer made‘No More WFH’ policy after looking at VPN activity and logins for remote workers.

 

Design

Why was ‘~’ chosen to represent Home directory?

 

Essay

Evolution of Google Street View

 

Mobile

We spend 23 full days a year on our phone!
 

 

SaaS

Website Performance Data has never been more readily available  thanks to Navigation Timing Specification. E.g., to calculate page load time via the performance object –

var loadTime = performance.timing.loadEventStart - performance.timing.navigationStart;

 

 

 

Service

Anonymized Search Data via browser toolbar handily beats FDAwarning system to find Drug Side-effects

 

Social

‘New Social Media Startup Launches, Shuts Down Within 45 Minutes’Onion

 

Tool

Great list of (almost) Free Tools to create Media Assets (video, animation, 3D models)

 

Hack

How Japanese Kids Learn to Multiply

 

Etc

Parting Thought

“Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats” – Howard Aitken

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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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