21 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Fredric Paul of New Relic 3 days ago.
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…with advanced baseball statistical analysis into a high-profile position at the New York Times, where he predicted the outcome of the 2012 presidential election with stunning precision. Now he's running fivethirtyeight.com (named after the number of Electoral College votes) for ESPN, using advanced analytics to address everything from golf to who people want to date .

Perhaps Beane and Silver helped inspire the Stanford Women's Basketball

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By Sara of Heroku 10 days ago.
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…2012, the company was featured by numerous national publications such as the New York Times, Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal; and was later accepted into the TechStars Spring 2013 New York class.

The latest media highlight for Plated's was being featured on the April 4th episode of Shark Tank. Knowing all too well that stability, reliability, performance and customer experience would be paramount when the show aired, Plated worked closely with Heroku Technical Account…

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By Steve Eisenstadt of New Relic 23 days ago.
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Nate Silver, the statistician who became a household name when, writing for the New York Times, he accurately predicted the winner of all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the 2012 presidential race. Many baseball fans already knew Silver as the inventor of PECOTA, a player performance forecasting system that he managed for Baseball Prospectus, the baseball stat-head's bible, from 2003 to 2009. Silver now works for ESPN.

Baseball's love affair with data (which is …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 28 days ago.
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…term, but may turn out to be bad for products in the long run, as the New York Times points out.

If it's good not to be old in the Valley, it's also good not to be a woman. From people using photos of their ex-girlfriends in presentations with their faces blotted out and replaced with the word "bitch" , to Julie Ann Horvath's departure from GitHub , to the threats directed against Adria Richards , to the guys at Penny Arcade…

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By Hongli Lai of Phusion Corporate Blog 1 month ago.
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Phusion Passenger is a fast and robust web server and application server for Ruby, Python, Node.js and Meteor. Passenger takes a lot of complexity out of deploying web apps, and adds powerful enterprise-grade features that are useful in production. High-profile companies such as Apple, New York Times, AirBnB, Juniper, American Express, etc are already using it, as well as over 350.000 websites .

Phusion Passenger is under constant maintenance and development. Version 4.0.39 is a bugfix release.

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By Hongli Lai of Phusion Corporate Blog 1 month ago.
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Phusion Passenger is a fast and robust web server and application server for Ruby, Python, Node.js and Meteor. Passenger takes a lot of complexity out of deploying web apps, and adds powerful enterprise-grade features that are useful in production. High-profile companies such as Apple, New York Times, AirBnB, Juniper, American Express, etc are already using it, as well as over 350.000 websites .

Phusion Passenger is under constant maintenance and development. Version 4.0.38 is a bugfix release.

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 1 month ago.
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…can make money rather than being cheap commodity chum for aggregators. Financial Times' CTO John O'Donovan : We make more money from our content than from advertising which is a really interesting shift - we are pushing boundaries in terms of how we are getting our content into these different services and platforms.

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 2 months ago.
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…in his response to Farhad Manjoo's first column for the New York Times .

In his column, How to Survive the Next Wave of Technology Extinction, Manjoo writes:

By following a simple strategy, you can get the most out of the digital world while reducing the chance you'll be burned by a single wrong move. The point is to minimize the danger of getting locked in to any one company's ecosystem. The strategy also ensures that you can easily move from device to …

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By Hongli Lai of Phusion Corporate Blog 3 months ago.
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…are useful in production. High-profile companies such as Apple, New York Times, AirBnB, Juniper, American Express, etc are already using it, as well as over 350.000 websites .

Yesterday, Aman Gupta announced an Out-Of-Band garbage collector for Ruby 2.1 . What is an " Out-Of-Band garbage collector"? It means that the garbage collector is run in between requests, instead of during a request. While the garbage collector is running, other processes …

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By Hongli Lai of Phusion Corporate Blog 3 months ago.
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Phusion Passenger is a fast and robust web server and application server for Ruby, Python, Node.js and Meteor. Passenger takes a lot of complexity out of deploying web apps, and adds powerful enterprise-grade features that are useful in production. High-profile companies such as Apple, New York Times, AirBnB, Juniper, American Express, etc are already using it, as well as over 350.000 websites .

Phusion Passenger is under constant maintenance and development. Version 4.0.37 is a bugfix release.

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