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Radu Zaharia
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"We live in cities you'll never see onscreen - 
Not very pretty, but we sure know how to run things"

I just love that line :D
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Sad lesson today. Turns out MongoDB is useless as a database (if you consider what a database is). 
In May of 2013, we showed that MongoDB 2.4.3 would lose acknowledged writes at all consistency levels. Every write concern less than MAJORITY loses data by design due to rollbacks–but even WriteConcern.MAJORITY lost acknowledged writes, because when the server encountered a network error, ...
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Thanks for sharing. I think what this post highlights clearly, and as others have said, is that you need to assess what tool you need for a job, and not just dive in head first and use the most fashionable shiny. 
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that's a nice song you shared there +Radu Zaharia 
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I'll just leave this here :)
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He reasoned that if you couldn't see the background, there'd be no way of knowing that the ball and the feathers were being accelerated towards the earth. So he concluded...they weren't. Brilliant. 
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interesting
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Nice timeline of the future
When will humankind become extinct? When will Chernobyl finally become safe? Explore the predictions of futurologists and climate experts with our Timeline of the Far Future.
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Very cool.
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Excellent SQL administration blog for all hardcore SQL fans out there. 
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Excellent article on recurrent neural networks and their amazing ability to learn text structure, syntax and grammar :D
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There iz a video game from ten yearz ago made by japanese that taught me the building blockz of RNN ... itz called Carnage Heart EX ... I know people are thinking I am being simple but to give a reprentation of my neural ... I am certified with A plus... MCSE... Net Plus... Avionics...Power Plant ... lower level Electronicz... The game iz robotic chip variable ratio building sector by sector... not a childz game ... just bookz and bookz on how to chip your AI and then field test ... 
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I'm sorry but I had to post this. 
Before I get into why this "Agile" stuff is horrible, let's describe where Agile/Scrum can work. It can work for a time-sensitive and critical project of sho...
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I agree that this reads more like "how not to use Agile/Scrum" than a realistic critique of agile/scrum. Bad managers can screw up ANY development methodology, and as methodologies go, I've never seen anything better than well-implemented agile.

Contrast: I've NEVER seen a good waterfall process. Ever. And I've been in the industry since before a lot of devs were born, back when waterfall was the norm...


Bottom line:

Doesn't matter if you consult or develop in-house... if you're not listening to feedback from customers and constantly adjusting to improve outcomes...

You're Doing It Wrong.
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A chilling orchestral version of their original song. Geike Arnaert has a better voice though. 
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See how the world has changed since you were born :D
How you and the world have changed since you were born
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Still planning that trip to the Moon.
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  • Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca
    Computer Science, 2003 - 2007
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  • Ding*
    Senior Web Developer, 2014 - present
  • Small Footprint
    Software Developer, 2012 - 2014
  • Green Computers
    Software Developer, 2008 - 2012
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Soylent gets tested, scores a surprisingly wholesome nutritional label
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Shipping slips to late February, but Soylent can now claim health benefits.

DevTools Digest December 2013 - HTML5Rocks Updates
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A resource for developers looking to put HTML5 to use today, including information on specific features and when to use them in your apps.

Scientists Discover a Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics - Wired Science
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“This is completely new and very much simpler than anything that has been done before,” said Andrew Hodges, a mathematical physicist at Oxfo

How Much Longer Will We Talk to Voyager?
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The little probes that could are about to leave the solar system, and even after 35 years in space, Voyagers 1 and 2 can still communicate w

Voyager 1 Has Entered Interstellar Space
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36 years after launch, Voyager 1 has officially left the solar system, according to

The Next Space Shuttle: Hybrid Engines Make Runway-To-Orbit Missions A R...
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A disembodied jet engine, attached to a hulking air vent, sits in an outdoor test facility at the Culham Science Center in Oxfordshire, Engl

“thereisnofatebutwhatwemake”—Turbo-charged cracking comes to long passwords
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Cracking really long passwords just got a whole lot faster and easier.

Memories of positive associations get written onto DNA
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Epigenetic changes in nerve cells keep memories in place.

Download me II—Removing the remnants of the Web’s most dangerous search ...
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Who knew that "free" could lead to a PUP? (Sadly, not the cute and cuddly kind.)

Almost orbital, solar-powered drone offered as “atmospheric satellite”
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Titan's Solara, first commercial solar drone, can fly five years without landing.

How Cold War nuclear testing once made orbit unsafe for Apollo
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Studies said astronauts could face fatal radiation in orbit—how did we get to the Moon?

Evolution Punishes Selfish People, Game Theory Study Says
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Contrary to our Darwinian inclinations, evolution may not be as dog-eat-dog of a world as we thought it was. The selfish can survive for a w

Creating a $99 parallel computing machine is just as hard as it sounds
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Better late than never, Parallella is now shipping to Kickstarter backers.

Weekend Diversion: The Master of Illusions
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“Illusion is the first of all pleasures.” -Oscar Wilde It’s tough to tell fact from fiction, and sometimes just as hard to tell reality from

Fake memory implanted in mice with a beam of light
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Mice taught to fear a location after they were no longer in it.

New For Space Tourists: A Light, Comfy Space Suit
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Final Frontier Design, a Brooklyn, NY-based space company, unveiled their new "3G" space suit yesterday on Capitol Hill. The

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