We need you. Or someone you know. Tweet this, post it on Facebook. There are three people who we need to find, who don't yet know what they are doing next year.
Unfortunately, the timing is very tight. I encourage you to apply ASAP if you are interested. The Communication job will stop accepting new candidates at 11:59pm Eastern on Wednesday December 4th, 2013.
The PIF and GovX director roles end not much later, Tuesday, December 10th and Wednesday the 11th (also 11:59pm …
…it as quickly as humanly possible. Nowadays Kent is programming again, this time at Facebook, which he describes: "It's a laboratory. It's really smart people working on unprecedented problems at ridiculous speed. So I get to see this hothouse of software design. I get to see generations of technology that last six months instead of lasting for six years. And so I can see many more cycles through the loop of how software evolves, how innovation disperses in a community, and so …
Hey, it's HighScalability time:
Test your sense of scale. Is this image of something microscopic or macroscopic? Find out .
26,496 : number of cores in 's supercomputer; 128 billion : WDC's huge web graph publicly available; 400 million : more photos than Facebook per day; 300,000 : servers for ; 1 million : MessageMe user growth in one week
Extreme Makeover: - Some of the work that goes on behind the scenes in the Edition community.
The Mature Optimization Handbook - eBook from Facebook.
Efficiency with - How to make your editing life easier. and Ruby
…Scott Raymond.joined as an iOS developer in . Facebook acquired Gowalla in late 2011.
"When it came time to look around for my next step, I asked myself: 'Which company is solving the most interesting problems?'" Mattt says. acquired by Salesforce in 2010, had just announced the launch of its Cedar stack . Mattt thought the new launch put the company years ahead of anyone else in terms of understanding …, which was
Currently at Facebook, Agile Manifesto , which modernized product development, and writing a slew of books with practical advice for engineering teams. Extreme Programming ( ), a method that Kent created, is based on the idea that some methods familiar to Lean Startup practitioners—like test-based development and technical collaboration—lead to more successful software, such that teams …has pioneered effective software development, co-authoring the
@ BenedictEvans : Photos shared/day: Facebook - 350m Snapchat - 350m Whatsapp - 400m Instagram: 55m.
@ SciencePorn : Price of 1gb of storage over time: 1981 $ 300000, 1987 $ 50000, 1990 $ 10000, $ 1000, $ 100, 2000 $ 10, $ 1, $ 0.10
@ kellabyte : If I hear "network partitions are rare on even hundred(s) of node clusters" again I'm going to lose my shit. This fallacy needs to die.
…Youtube Instant. Software Engineering Intern, Quora, Facebook, Intel. Stanford '12 - Tony Hsieh. CEO, Zappos.com. Founder, LinkExchange. Author of the New York Times bestseller, ' Delivering Happiness' - David Heinemeier Hansson ( DHH). Creator, Ruby on Rails. Partner, 37signals. Author, 'REWORK', 'REMOTE', 'Agile Web Development with Rails', ' Getting Real' - Vinod Khosla. Founder, Khosla Ventures. Co-founder…
…"Did she take too many breaks today?" or "Man, every time I walk by his desk he's got Facebook up" aren't even possible to tally. How To Work With Clients You've Never Met Face To Face
It may be irrational but, if you're local, the client often feels that, if worse comes to worst, they can knock on your door. They "know where you live." But when you're remote, they're going to be more suspicious when phone calls go unreturned …
…and experimentation within a company that has had skyrocketing growth. Kent Beck of Facebook will give a talk and lead a discussion on how engineers in particular can simultaneously experiment and execute in companies that have enough success they now need to do both. Valerie Gofman will show you how Sharethrough has used Lean Startup methods throughout a growth process that has taken it well beyond an early-stage startup.
The fine art of experimentation. We'll look hard at experimentation …