…Finally, it naturally integrates chain-replication and can thus tolerate faults of both clients and servers. We have fully implemented linear transactions in a commercially available data store. Experiments show that the throughput of this system achieves 1-9× more throughput than MongoDB, Cassandra and HyperDex on the Yahoo! Cloud Serving Benchmark, even though none of the latter systems provide transactional guarantees.
…Marathon Bombing From Above. These Are My Photos - Ben Levine, a PR professional inwriting at .
Lake - Bill Sheets of The Herald. runner just feet from blast in Boston
Terror and tragedy strike the world's finish line - Dan Wetzel, one of my favorite writers, for Yahoo! Sports.
…behind. Without that, companies can falter and bled away any passion in their workers, much like Yahoo during tenure when he wrote his Peanut Butter memo. A focused, cohesive vision can be preventative medicine for apathy.'s
3. Designers Don't Like, Sterile Workplaces
40% of designers disliked bland, corporate environments.and creativity can evaporate in the shackles that come with cubical dwelling. , and …
…in behavior. We saw from referrals to post pages from mail clients, such as Gmail and Yahoo, that visitors bounced around the site 65% less often on their mobile devices than their desktop counterparts . In other words, they came from their email did what they were supposed to and left. They didn't poke around and do other things, which is what we wanted them to do.
It was clear that our mobile-specific interactions were working as intended. We wanted people using the app to utilize …
Forbes interview about REMOTE: Not Required
We talk about the benefits of remote work for employees and employers as well as the desperate measures taken by Yahoo and Best Buy.
I talk to Jason Calacanis about Groupon, bubbles, Apple, innovation, Yahoo, remote work, sustainable companies and lifestyles, and so much more in the hour-and-a-half This Week In Startups show. (Interview itself starts 7:30 min into the video)
38:05 What's the secret to managing? 38:30 39:25 What would you do at Yahoo?
41:30 Which products have you discontinued?
42:40 How big is 37Signals?
44:00 You've had many opportunities to sell?
44:30 Amazon discussion
47:40 What do you think Apple should do know?
49:18 Do you think Apple is going to come out with another breakthrough product?
51:10 Samsung discussion
53:45 Chromebook/Google discussion
58:30 How much do you work?
1:00:58 Do you …
…being able to do so. After all, he wrote the Peanut Butter Manifesto on why Yahoo had lost its way, trying to be too many things to too many people. Along the way the search engine forgot who it was. And, at that time, employees could no longer effectively rally behind the each other as family. They had nothing to fight for anymore.
Brad usedas an example, saying the company "is going to empower you to share and control your content like a professional." We …
We had a lot of fun when our neighbor Peanut Butter Manifesto . While it was great hearing the story behind the memo, one thing that really stuck with us was when Brad talked about startups buying into their own hype., of , dropped by and got on his earlier this month. You might remember Brad from his days at Yahoo, where he wrote the now famous
Don't Be Another
Before Brad got on his soapbox, he chatted with …