18 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 25 days ago.
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…article in The New Republic titled The Brutal Ageism of Tech , there's an interview with Dr. Seth Matarasso — described in the article as "a reality-show producer's idea of a cosmetic surgeon", who says "Love me, mean it," instead of "goodbye" — who has a practice in San Francisco. A lot of his work lately has come from men in the tech industry who need to look younger in order to get ahead. Worse still, the men coming to see him …

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By sarah of the evolving ultrasaurus 1 month ago.
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Art Tech Collaboration Elementary " Mr. Wood, Mr Wood, come to the 21st century." Two schools in Naperville, Illinois came together to create this dramatization of how they might interact in the future.

They are all truly wonderful. Check out all of these inspiring student films .

The post inspiring student films appeared first on the evolving ultrasaurus .

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Renjish Abraham , Tech Lead DBA for Dropbox MySQL SRE, will present "Adventures in MySQL at Dropbox," a look at how MySQL helps Dropbox users store and share more than a billion files a day.

Sean Chighizola , Senior Director of Database Administration at Big Fish Games, will present " MySQL, Private Cloud Infrastructure and OpenStack," discussing the value of private clouds and the cost, management and interoperability issues between …

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By Assaf Arkin of Labnotes 3 months ago.
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…everyone's naked" is terrible advice". Right! Good resource if you're just getting your feet wet in public speaking.

Colorful Geometric Sugar Candies Made with a ChefJet 3D Printer . Sweet!

Reverse Engineering the Estimote , where we get to dissect an iBeacon device.

My Year in Tech Regrets chronicles a year of tech purchase mistakes.

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 months ago.
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Twitter won GlassDoor's "Best Place to Work in Tech 2014″ award:

Twitter's a "work hard, play hard" kind of place, and Jeff's a solid, great guy. If you're a go-getter who wants to work with a great team in a great environment with a great director, send him your CV! He's jeffsand@twitter.com and @ JeffSand on Twitter. Tell him Joey the Accordion Guy sent you.

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By Assaf Arkin of Labnotes 5 months ago.
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Design Objective

Top Hacks from a PM Behind Two of Tech's Hottest Products . First Round Capital articles are always a great read, this one is no exception:

Get decisions made: You may not be the decider at the table, but it's your responsibility to make sure a decision gets made. Half of this is getting the right information in front of them. The other half is getting the right people behind them.

Content Snippets is a collection of copy examples from …

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Netflix Tech Blog

LinkedIn Engineering Blog

Podcasts

Changelog - member-supported podcast on 5by5 network talking about interesting open source projects

Food Fight - bi-weekly podcast for Chef community

DevOps Cafe - interviews with interesting members of DevOps community

The Ship Show - twice-monthly podcast, featuring discussion on everything from build engineering to DevOps to release management, plus interviews, …

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By Dominic of Blog | The Working Group 7 months ago.
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Rails developer to join our team of designers, coders and business thinkers to become a Tech Lead!

As an application developer you're fully involved in all aspects of software design, development, testing and deployment. Our team of thirty works with a refreshing mix of tech start-ups, established media companies and recognized business brands to craft innovative and powerful web based software.

As a Tech Lead , you ‘own the code'; you drive the architecture, review the code …

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By Lee of Blog | The Working Group 12 months ago.
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The Job Description: Web Developer, Toronto

Summary of the Role

Reporting to the Senior Tech Lead and Senior Project Manager of TWG, the Web Developer will work individually or with a team to plan, create and test well-structured, reusable code with a variety of environments using multiple platforms. The role requires a strong attention to details, exceptional technical communication skills and an ability to work independently within a highly fluid, client-oriented technology company. …

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By Leigh Shevchik of New Relic 1 year ago.
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…two million dollars an hour," explains Nick Leeper , Tech Lead for Finance and Fundraising at OFA. "When you're accustomed to hourly donations in the $ 10,000 to $ 20,000 range, that's an incredible spike. You're basically going from a thousand people using your app to 500,000 in a matter of minutes."

"On a campaign like this, the traffic patterns are crazy," adds Scott VanDenPlas , Director of DevOps. "One send through …

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