Hate APIs are pain. But that’s just a prequel to an upcoming solution.
Documented How to write a README:
If nothing else, write an example.
Degraded It’s trade-offs all the way down. WebSocket fallbacks:
This leads to my next point – if scalability is your concern, graceful degradation may just be sufficient in a lot of use cases.
Gossip Using Gossip Protocols For Failure Detection, Monitoring, Messaging And Other Good Things.
Disaster porn DTrace and post-morten debugging for Node.js.
Biased I don’t always read TechCrunch, but when I do, it’s because Eric Ries has something worthwhile to say. On Racism and Meritocracy:
And what the grownups have discovered, through painstaking research, is that it is extremely easy forsystems to become biased, even if none of the individual people in those systems intends to be biased. This is partly a cognitive problem, that people harbor unconscious bias, and partly an organizational problem, that even a collection of unbiased actors can work together to accidentally create a biased system. And when those systems are examined scientifically, they can be reformed to reduce their bias.