Michael Arrington, Silicon Valley tech leader and founder of TechCrunch, is starting a hedge fund based on the Ripple cryptocurrency. While there have been other funds set up to invest in various digital currencies, this is the first one to actually be denominated in a cryptocurrency, rather than in dollars or euros.
Await and Async Explained with Diagrams and Examples – Nikolay Grozev
The time is upon us once again, my friends! It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day! For bonus points, you can dress like a pirate, too!
“If you are a dyed-in-the-wool software developer, you probably don’t need to be convinced to use Git. But even if you aren’t, there are a lot of things you can do with Git that don’t fit the usual mold.”
Stupid Git Tricks
Stupid Git Tricks | Hackaday
“In 1993, a Linux engineer found a nonintuitive case with load averages, and with a three-line patch changed them forever from “CPU load averages” to what one might call “system load averages.” His change included tasks in the uninterruptible state, so that load averages reflected demand for disk resources and not just CPUs. ”
A great bit of research explaining not just what “load average” means in general, but how and why Linux load averages are computed differently from other *nix systems.
Linux Load Averages: Solving the Mystery
In a component-oriented application, a suggestion that code should be organized by (more-or-less) stand-alone features, rather than layers of system architecture (authentication, database, ui, api, etc.)
A feature based approach to React development | Software Development Notes
Agorakit is a web based open source “groupware for citizens initiatives” (which i’ve seen @buddypress used for too)…