State of Technology #104

Elsewhere

 

 

Architecture

What’s new in JMS 2.0? Part 1: Ease of Use; Part 2: New Messaging Features

 

Code

Netflix Open Sources Zuul Edge Service

 

 

Design

2500 miles, 10 cities; 50 Design Problems in 50 Days

 

Essay

Silicon Valley and ‘Changing the World’

When financiers say that they’re doing God’s work by providing cheap credit, and oilmen claim to be patriots who are making the country energy-independent, no one takes them too seriously—it’s a given that their motivation is profit. But when technology entrepreneurs describe their lofty goals there’s no smirk or wink. “Many see their social responsibility fulfilled by their businesses, not by social or political action,” one young entrepreneur said of his colleagues. “It’s remarkably convenient that they can achieve all their goals just by doing their start-up.” 

 

Mobile

Data from WWDC – Apple has sent over 7.4 Trillion push notifications and others.

 

SaaS

Antifragile System Design Principles

 

Service

Future of Mobile Banking (Slides; Talk)

 

Social

Teens share a LOT on social media sites. 1 in 5 teens share mobile phone number online. Yet, only about 9% of them are concerned about privacy issues.

 

Tool

Linux Performance Analysis & Tools

 

Hack

Dashlane: An advanced Password Manager

 

Etc

  •         Lego Faces are getting angrier
  •         Every Business Cliché in a Single Memo

Parting Thought

“Reality is the second screen. Mobile is the first.” – Bob Bowman @MLB

 

State of Technology #102

elsewhere

 

Architecture

Anatomy of a Perfect Web Page

 

 

Code

Plain English Explanation of Big-Oand aCheat Sheet

 

Design

Design Principles for News Apps & Graphics

 

Essay

Letter to a Young Programmer Considering a Startup

 

Mobile

Are you designing your Mobile app following‘One Thumb, One Eyeball’ Principle?

 

SaaS

SSL/TLS Deployment Best Practices

 

Service

5 HTML5 Features that could Speed Things Up

 

Social

Most Popular Links Shared by Developers

 

Tool

45 ways to Communicate Two Quantities

 

 

Hack

Anatomy of a Hack: How Crackers Ransack Complex Passwords

 

Etc

Parting Thought

Zach is a 17 year old diagnosed with terminal cancer. He wants all to know‘you don’t have to find out how you’re dying to start living’.