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Reactive programming vs. Reactive systems

Landing on a set of simple reactive design principles in a sea of constant confusion and overloaded expectations. Since co-authoring the Reactive Manifesto in 2013, we’ve seen the topic of Reactive go from being a virtually unacknowledged...Show More Summary

Four short links: 2 December 2016

Engineering Teams, State Machines, Social Media, and Security Feudalism Building and Motivating Engineering Teams (Camille Fournier) -- My experience has been that most great engineers want to work somewhere that inspires them to achieve. Show More Summary

“Wall Street made me do it”

We have to change the incentives that encourage companies to choose boosting their stock price over investing in people and the real economy. "Can Trump Save Their Jobs?" the headline in a recent New York Times Sunday Business section...Show More Summary

Fang Yu on using data analytics to catch constantly evolving fraudsters

The O'Reilly Radar Podcast: Big data for security, challenges in fraud detection, and the growing complexity of fraudster behavior. This week, I sit down with Fang Yu, cofounder and CTO of DataVisor, where she focuses on big data for security. Show More Summary

Introducing model-based thinking into AI systems

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Vikash Mansinghka on recent developments in probabilistic programming. In this episode I spoke with Vikash Mansinghka, research scientist at MIT, where he leads the Probabilistic Computing Project, and co-founder of Empirical Systems. Show More Summary

Richard Socher on the future of deep learning

The O’Reilly Bots Podcast: Making neural networks more accessible. In this episode of the O’Reilly Bots Podcast, Pete Skomoroch and I talk with Richard Socher, chief scientist at Salesforce. He was previously the founder and CEO of MetaMind, a deep learning startup that Salesforce acquired in 2016. Show More Summary

Getting the most from your design team

5 questions for Peter Merholz: Building design orgs, eight core design skills, and how culture influences outcomes. I recently asked Peter Merholz, design executive and author of Org Design for Design Orgs, about what he has learned building and managing design teams. Show More Summary

Four short links: 1 December 2016

AI Fears, Amazon Bot Framework, Data Web App, and Feature Factories Genevieve Bell: Humanity's Greatest Fear is About Being Irrelevant (Guardian) -- Mori’s argument was that we project our own anxieties and when we ask: “Will the robots...Show More Summary

3 warning signs to help you save your CSS

Find three signs that you should be aware of for maintainable CSS. Catch them early and plan accordingly. I love avocados! I like them as guacamole, spread on a bagel, or sometimes I'll even just eat them on their own with a spoon. On...Show More Summary

The BK BioReactor takes on the Gowanus Canal

The project was spurred by a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plan to dredge and cap the waterway over the coming decade. Brooklyn is perhaps New York City’s most vibrant borough, drawing the young, the visionary, and the entrepreneurial. Show More Summary

Four short links: 30 November 2016

Robots and Bio, Art and Money, Augmentation vs. Replacement, and Retro Slack Robot Revolution in Synthetic Biology (IEEE Spectrum) -- Once the robots have created a thousand yeast variants containing different mashups of genes, it’s time to see if the cells are making their rose oil. Show More Summary

Your service just went down. Here's what you do next.

Incident management experts explain how to quickly restore service and prevent future outages. Continue reading Your service just went down. Here's what you do next..

Four short links: 29 November 2016

Data in Type, China Adopts Black Mirror, Thinking Technology, and Wireless Mice Datalegreya -- a typeface that can interweave data curves with text. (via Waxy) China's Credit Rating for Everything (WSJ) -- More than three dozen local...Show More Summary

How to run an effective design organization

To maximize investments in in-house design teams, companies must put a structure and system in place to get the most out of the team. Continue reading How to run an effective design organization.

Improve the quality of your leadership decisions

Decision science can help you get better at making tough calls. Several years ago, I was part of a small team charged with overhauling the e-commerce site of an established company. We developed a strong perspective on the overarching taxonomy for the site after looking at overall market trends and best-of-breed sites. Show More Summary

"The Internet is going to fall down if I don't fix this"

An interview with Susan Sons from the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research at Indiana University. Continue reading "The Internet is going to fall down if I don't fix this".

Website Quality Control

Why bother with quality control when building a website? Foreword Website quality is often an overlooked and underrated web development topic. I could go on about my personal philosophy, but what matters most is the person who shaped...Show More Summary

Four short links: 28 November 2016

Skill Levels, Auto-Provisioning from GitHub, Laptops are Niche, and Vehicular Firehose Computer Skill Levels -- Across 33 rich countries, only 5% of the population has high computer-related abilities, and only a third of people can complete medium-complexity tasks. Show More Summary

Leveraging analytics 1.0 for the analytics 2.0 revolution

Rather than hiring data scientists from outside, consider training your proto data scientists. Big data and data science is so much in vogue that we often forget there were plenty of professionals analyzing data before it became fashionable. Show More Summary

Four short links: 25 November 2016

Malware Phylogenetics, Bipartite News, Human-Like AI, and Structuring Work Cosa Nostra -- a graph-based malware clustering toolkit. Creates phylogenetic trees of malware showing relationships between variants. Fake News is Not The Only Problem -- neither side of the graph’s frame was false, per se. Show More Summary

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