Author: justinsmorgan

0-0x Machine Learning for Gamers: Dungeon Forecasts & Dragon Regressions by Guy Royse

Machine Learning for Gamers: Dungeon Forecasts & Dragon Regressions by Guy Royse Many developers want to make use of machine learning in their applications but aren’t sure what sorts of problems can be solved with it. This talk will explain the sorts of problems that can be solved, what data…
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The Wedding and the 3D Printer

The Wedding and the 3D Printer New open source technologies continue to change our world in unexpected ways. So maybe it was inevitable that they would eventually find its way into one of our society’s most personal of rituals — and one of its most expensive: the wedding ceremony. Erin Winick,…
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0-0x TypeScript: Static Types for JavaScript

TypeScript: Static Types for JavaScript How do you define and implement a static type system for a dynamic language like JavaScript, and why would you even care to? Anders explores how TypeScript came to be, how it differs from classic type systems, and how it can be beneficial even if…
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TNS Context: KubeCon Preview and Kubernetes Custom Controllers

TNS Context: KubeCon Preview and Kubernetes Custom Controllers Welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast that takes a look at the week’s most pertinent news for the at-scale development and deployment community. This week we’re talking with Joel Speed, a cloud infrastructure engineer at Pusher who’s been helping build…
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Code n00b: What’s REALLY on Developer Wish Lists this Year

Code n00b: What’s REALLY on Developer Wish Lists this Year Tis the season. Instead of the usual “gifts for the programmer in your life” top ten list, though, let’s talk about what developers really wish for. Gifts that truly keep on giving all year long. 1. Automation Yes, it’s a stereotype,…
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Why Monitoring Can Save Microservices

Why Monitoring Can Save Microservices Raygun sponsored this post. Eric Goebelbecker Eric is a Raygun writer that has worked in the financial markets in New York City for 25 years, developing infrastructure for market data and financial information exchange (FIX) protocol networks. He loves to talk about what makes teams…
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How Firecracker Is Going to Set Modern Infrastructure on Fire

How Firecracker Is Going to Set Modern Infrastructure on Fire One of the most exciting announcements from last week’s AWS re:Invent was Firecracker — an open source project that delivers the speed of containers with the security of VMs. It’s the same technology that Amazon uses for AWS Lambda and…
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0-0x Read Color Hex Codes

Read Color Hex Codes How does a colorblind designer work with color? Not with his eyes! Instead David relies on reading color hex codes. He shares his process into understanding those six-digit codes and related insights into human vision, computer history, and digital color. EVENT: dotCSS 2018 SPEAKER: David DeSandro…
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Multiple Processor Systems – Computerphile

Multiple Processor Systems – Computerphile Just what does it mean to have a multi-processor system? Dr Steve Bagley on symmetric and assymmetric multi-processor systems. https://ift.tt/1aX3XdN Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer Computerphile is a sister project…
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0-0x Ruby is the Best JavaScript

Ruby is the Best JavaScript Some people love Ruby and some people love Javascript. Both will hate this talk. In a display of complete moral depravity, we’ll abuse flexible syntax and metaprogramming to make valid Ruby code that’s indistinguishable from Javascript. We’ll use a variety of tricks to accomplish it…
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FoundationDB: A Reliable Key-Value Store with ACID Compliance

FoundationDB: A Reliable Key-Value Store with ACID Compliance KubeCon + CloudNativeCon sponsored this podcast. The open source FoundationDB data store “falls in the genre of key-value stores or key-value databases so to speak,” said Snowflake Computing‘s Ashish Motivala. “And of the differences between FoundationDB and the plethora of other databases value stores…
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Google, Facebook, Uber Join Linux Foundation’s OpenChain Project

Google, Facebook, Uber Join Linux Foundation’s OpenChain Project Google, Facebook and Uber are joining the Linux Foundation’s OpenChain open source licensing project, taking their place 13 other companies, including GitHub, Adobe, Cisco, Comcast and others, the foundation announced at the Open Compliance Summit in Yokohama, Japan, this week. As platinum members, the companies…
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MIT’s Cyborg Plant Can Move Itself into the Light to Survive

MIT’s Cyborg Plant Can Move Itself into the Light to Survive To us bipedal bags of meat, most plants seem like relatively passive organisms, miserably rooted in place and forced to endure whatever climatic conditions are thrown at them. But upon closer inspection, we will find that plants are actually…
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0-0x Old vs New JavaScript

Old vs New JavaScript Jake and Surma look at the modern JS & web features we take for granted. PERMISSIONS: Original video was published with the Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed). CREDITS: Original video source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=te3Zm4bHBVs View on YouTube

Kubernetes Pioneer Tim Hockin on What’s Real and What’s Not

Kubernetes Pioneer Tim Hockin on What’s Real and What’s Not Semaphore sponsored this post. Tim Hockin, one of the originators of Kubernetes, is an artist turned engineer. Wojtek Cichoń, customer marketing manager at Semaphore, spoke with Hockin about the state of Kubernetes in 2018, the past and the future of…
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CI/CD for Networking: Adopting DevOps Principles for a More Robust Network

CI/CD for Networking: Adopting DevOps Principles for a More Robust Network Glenn Sullivan Glenn Sullivan co-founded SnapRoute in 2015, where he is responsible for product direction by advocating for the end-user. Prior to founding SnapRoute, Sullivan was responsible for building out hyperscale data center environments at Apple. In addition to…
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Two Transitions Make ‘Cloud Native DevOps’ a Challenge

Two Transitions Make ‘Cloud Native DevOps’ a Challenge  DevOps, as any successful practitioner will tell you, involves deciding which processes in your organization are worth standardizing, and bringing software developers and IT operators together to work to automate them. When a company is making a strategic effort to shift…
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Off-The-Shelf Hacker: Adding MQTT and Cron to the Lawn Sprinkler Project

Off-The-Shelf Hacker: Adding MQTT and Cron to the Lawn Sprinkler Project This week we’ll continue our journey on building an automated sprinkler system. The project highlights key design and implementation concepts that off-the-shelf hackers will face in the systems they build. While we could just program on/off times for each…
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0-0x Choosing Your JavaScript Framework

Choosing Your JavaScript Framework The world of web development is moving fast, and you have to make decisions today on which tools to use. John examines the current state of JavaScript’s most popular frameworks: React, Vue and Angular. EVENT: dotJS 2018 SPEAKER: John Papa PERMISSIONS: Original video was published with…
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0-0x Whats New in C# 8.0

Whats New in C# 8.0 Several new language features are coming to C# in the next release, included in Visual Studio 2019. Mads Torgersen will give us a quick look at how to avoid null reference exceptions with nullable reference types, how to consume and produce asynchronous streams, and much…
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