Category: Tech

‘Silicon City’ Explores How Tech Money Changed San Francisco

‘Silicon City’ Explores How Tech Money Changed San Francisco With dazzling omniscience, Cary McClelland’s “Silicon City: San Francisco in the Long Shadow of the Valley,” delivers the voices of the people, each one sharing their own understanding of the city, like an oral history of the present. It’s complex, compelling, and…
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Creating a DEBIAN Package on the Raspberry Pi

Creating a DEBIAN Package on the Raspberry Pi Learn to create a functioning debian package file for distribution on your Raspberry Pi. Instal the package on any RPi. We take you through a simple C program to creating a MAN page. Finally building the package. Additionally you can find my…
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This Week in Programming: The Bug-Free Lie of Visual Programming

This Week in Programming: The Bug-Free Lie of Visual Programming Flashback time: it’s 1984 and you’ve just dutifully spent a solid 45 minutes typing in the BASIC source code from the back pages of Discovery Magazine in breathless anticipation of the game that is promised to appear before your eyes…
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The New Stack Context: Gremlin Chaos Testing, Pulumi Kubespy

The New Stack Context: Gremlin Chaos Testing, Pulumi Kubespy This week on The New Stack Context podcast, we spoke with Matthew Fornaciari, Gremlin chief technology officer and co-founder, about a new feature in the Gremlin’s chaos engineering package that allows developers to apply resilience testing to serverless serving. Gremlin is at the…
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PagerDuty’s 3-Year Journey to DevOps Culture

PagerDuty’s 3-Year Journey to DevOps Culture You can’t drive forward if you’re looking only into the rear-view mirror, said Tim Armandpour, senior vice president of product development at PagerDuty. His talk at the recent PagerDuty Summit in San Francisco shared PagerDuty’s journey to DevOps, what lessons they learned along the way,…
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SignalFx CTO: Microservices Must Make Radical Performance Gains

SignalFx CTO: Microservices Must Make Radical Performance Gains PagerDuty sponsored this podcast. Monitoring today’s highly distributed and often immensely complex and decentralized environments requires unprecedented capabilities and reach. SignalFx co-founder and CEO Karthik Rau and the CTO Arijit Mukherji spoke with Alex Williams, founder and editor in chief of The New…
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Troubleshooting Node.js Issues in Production with llnode

Troubleshooting Node.js Issues in Production with llnode Matheus Marchini Matheus is a Software Engineer at Sthima, where he works solving hard system-related problems for large-scale companies. He’s passionate about Open Source and making systems more reliable. Most of his work on Open Source is related to diagnostic tools, such as…
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How the Azure ML Streamlines Cloud-based Machine Learning

How the Azure ML Streamlines Cloud-based Machine Learning Microsoft was one of the first public cloud providers to jump the machine learning PaaS bandwagon. Ranging from cognitive APIs to advanced GPU-based deep learning virtual machines, Azure has the whole spectrum of tools for building and deploying machine learning models. Recently,…
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Reboot Plugin for Linux in Ansible 2.7

Reboot Plugin for Linux in Ansible 2.7 Rebooting Linux systems with Ansible has always been possible, but was often tricky and error-prone. In Ansible 2.7, I am happy to say that rebooting Linux hosts with Ansible is now easier and can be done with a single task using the newly minted…
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Introduction to Firebase

Introduction to Firebase We are in an era of rapid prototyping. We may get bright ideas, but sometimes they don’t get implemented if they take too much work. Often, the back-end is the limiting factor—many ideas never get implemented due to lack of knowledge or time for server-side coding. As a mobile developer, using…
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Gremlin Applies Chaos Testing to Serverless

Gremlin Applies Chaos Testing to Serverless Expanding upon its failure-as-a-service platform, Gremlin now offers the ability to induce failure in serverless services, with the aim, as in all chaos engineering, to give administrators a better idea of the impact of real-life system failures. The feature comes from the company’s new Application-Level…
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Control a Drone with Eye-Tracking Glasses

Control a Drone with Eye-Tracking Glasses Controlling a drone isn’t necessarily the most intuitive activity, as many a drone-ravaged wedding (and the subsequent lawsuits) will show. Making drones more autonomous with deep learning and equipping them with safety features can help, but it doesn’t solve the root problem. With other machines, we’ve…
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What Does Effective Cloud Monitoring Look Like?

What Does Effective Cloud Monitoring Look Like? Gayle Levin Gayle Levin is director of solutions marketing at Riverbed Technologies. Previously, she held product marketing and campaign roles at VMware, Oracle, and Splunk as well as several startups. Her interests lie in the impact of technology on the way we think…
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Add It Up: FaaS ≠ Serverless

Add It Up: FaaS ≠ Serverless We can not stop people from claiming that serverless and FaaS are synonyms, but there is data to show that they are not the same thing. Serverless architecture is not needed to use Function as a Service (FaaS). In fact, 54 percent of FaaS…
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AI & Logical Induction – Computerphile

AI & Logical Induction – Computerphile Continuing to address the challenges of AI safety, Rob Miles discusses a paper from the Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI). Read the paper for yourself here: http://bit.ly/LogicalInduction More from Rob Miles: http://bit.ly/Rob_Miles_YouTube https://ift.tt/1aX3XdN Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean…
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DevOps World 2018: No DevOps-in-a-Box

DevOps World 2018: No DevOps-in-a-Box “Remember Nicholas Carr? He actually had a point,” stated Nicole Forsgren during her keynote address to close CloudBees’ DevOps World 2018 in San Francisco last month. She was referring to the best-selling former editor-at-large of Harvard Business Review who in 2003 published an article entitled…
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The Great Gap Between Tools and Observability

The Great Gap Between Tools and Observability Blue Medora sponsored this post. Moria Fredrickson Moria leads marketing programs for IT monitoring integration leader, Blue Medora. This includes customer and market research initiatives to capture the voice of the customer and anticipate changing requirements. In a June 2018 survey of over…
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How to Use Sessions and Session Variables in PHP

How to Use Sessions and Session Variables in PHP Session handing is a key concept in PHP that enables user information to be persisted across all the pages of a website or app. In this post, you’ll learn the basics of session handing in PHP. We’ll start with an explanation…
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Off-The-Shelf Hacker: A Look at the Neutis N5 Microcontroller

Off-The-Shelf Hacker: A Look at the Neutis N5 Microcontroller As a speaker, futurist and columnist, my job is to seek out new technology and introduce it to audiences so they might leverage it in their projects. I usually do this by building and writing about my pet projects. Other times…
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Sauce Labs: Pipeline Automation Key for Competitive Advantage

Sauce Labs: Pipeline Automation Key for Competitive Advantage With the move from waterfall to agile to continuous delivery, software testing has undergone several necessary transformations, the most important of which is testing automation. For this latest episode of The New Stack Makers podcast, Steve Hazel, co-founder and principal architect at…
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