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

 

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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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