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This aspect of the Android ecosystem is really starting to bug me.  Why should Amazon and Google be battling it out like this?  It only hurts the consumer and the Android platform as a whole.

I should be able to get Google apps on the Amazon appstore and vice versa.  Content distribution apps especially!
 
Amazon, cut this crap out. Seriously, I'm getting really sick of it. As someone who pays you for media on a regular basis, to say nothing of my recurring A... by Michael Crider in Amazon, Android TV, News
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The true bottomless pit is a hole dug all the way through the center of the earth.  Learn about what that would be like, if it were possible, with this article.
What would happen if you dove into a hole straight through the Earth?
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An old but interesting InfoQ article on the potential of a universal bytecode for the web.  Still an interesting read 2 years later now that it appears asm.js has won.  Can asm.js be a stepping stone towards freeing the web from language lockin?
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+Daniel Sellers  I can't resist tagging you here.

I LOL'd while reading this from the article:

"And that’s not because JavaScript is such a brilliant language, but because it’s so hard to bring major players together to work on a better solution and to switch all the gears of the software industry"
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Always love the Clueless Gamer segments.  This one is particularly fun.
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A good update on the status of Nashorn and Avatar.js (node apis implemented for nashorn).

Here is a bullet point summary:
* Nashorn replaces Rhino
* Nashorn warm is still a little slower than V8
* Avatar.js aims to implement node APIs in java.
* Avatar.js works with many node modules out of the box including express and grunt. (https://avatar-js.java.net/)
* Project Avatar (not to be confused with avatar.js) is attempting to integrate Node, Java and JEE.  Not very interesting to me.
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"Spring Boot Goes GA" Still waiting to be asked for an interview InfoQ! :)
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This is not good news.  Prior to this announcement Dart stood out as something different something with the potential to fundamentally do something different on the web.  Now it can simply be lumped in with all the other dime a dozen compile to javascript languages out there.  Any hope of me using Dart in the future is now dashed.
We work with many teams, inside and outside of Google, that use Dart every day to build business-critical apps. Their feedback is consistent: they love working with the Dart language, libraries, and tools, and they compile Da...
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Thanks Tom!
Thanks to the FCC and Tom Wheeler for supporting local choice and broadband competition. https://takeaction.withgoogle.com/open-internet-g
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Thanks guys, although it has been an interesting discussion for me.  I think I'm going to stop commenting on the thread.

+Tommy Knowlton next time we go out for lunch I want to pick your brain further on Libertarian ideals around areas of the government I haven't thought about much.  Like the FCC, FTC, and SEC in general.  I'm curious. :)
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This concept has implications for platform teams.  What should be made a shared library and what shouldn't in the context of micro services?
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My project would be worthless if you couldn't share library code among microservices :-)
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A nice high level overview of Martin Fowler's "Sacrificial Architecture" concept.
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The Cloud Foundry roadmap auto awesome.
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For posterity here is the set list for the #CaravanPalace show Tonight. Tons of fun!
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