Sun.Dec 01, 2019

And the Builders Shall Inherit the Earth: The Democratization of IT

DevOps.com

The democratization of IT is happening, and vendors need to recognize that if they want to survive Just back home from KubeCon/CloudNativeCon in San Diego, which can only be called a force of nature.

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Human Behavior in Software Development

Professor Beekums

I find behavioral economics fascinating. Many economists assume rational behavior among all people and it results in economic models that seem good in theory, but end up being completely inaccurate. Humans aren’t 100% rational and the real decisions we make are difficult to account for.

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Leadership: A Global Perspective

N2Growth Blog

This fall, I embarked on a worldwide quest to gain insights and perspectives on global leadership in the 21st century.

Individual Performance Appraisals, Just Say No!

Allen Holub

For some reason, the notion of individual performance reviews comes up a lot. My general feeling is that we should dump them entirely. I’m actually in good company. Almost a third of U.S. companies are dropping individual reviews, including stodgy places like General Electric. See this HBR article. There are books written on the subject,… The post Individual Performance Appraisals, Just Say No! appeared first on Allen Holub. Agility

From Build to Buy: The Path to Better Analytics for Your Application

Speaker: Ardeshir Ghanbarzadeh, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Logi Analytics

Making the transition from building your analytics in-house to investing in a third-party embedded solution can be complicated.Watch this webinar with Ardeshir Ghanbarzadeh, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Logi Analytics, for tips on making the transition as smooth as possible, and getting on the right path to better analytics for your app!

CodeSOD: List Incomprehension

The Daily WTF

Loads of languages, like Python, have some sort of "comprehension" as a form of syntactic sugar. Instead of doing something awkward like: my_list = [1, 2, 3, 4] res = [] for x in my_list: res.append(x*x) # res contains: [1, 4, 9, 16]. You can instead do: my_list = [1, 2, 3, 4] res = [x * x for x in my_list] # res contains: [1, 4, 9, 16]. Used correctly, it's not just code golf, but it can make the intent and purpose of your code more clear.

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Why Do Contestants Keep Underbidding on ‘The Price Is Right’? A Behavioral Economist’s View

The New Stack

The first question confronting a data analyst is always: where can you find good data? And more than one researcher has apparently found a treasure trove in the annals of daytime television game shows.

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Game Development: How to Develop a Game

Gitprime

If you're interested in game development, Pluralsight can help. Learn how to develop a game and check out beginner game development courses and resources

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Reading code of other developer

I'm Programmer

Fun of developer. 1 of 5. This how noobs think This how noobs think. Life of a developer Life of a developer. An interesting title-Linux An interesting title-Linux. Can I install this on my program too Can I install this on my program too.

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Your comprehensive guide to SQL Server

Gitprime

If you administer a Microsoft SQL Server, you're in the right place. Learn best practices for virtualizing and managing SQL Server from Pluralsight

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

Improving The Sales In Your Business And How You Can Do It

Strategy Driven

When it comes to your business, one of the most important aspects of it is sales.

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Free Courses at Linux Academy – December 2019

Linux Academy

To continually support your mission to learn and grow, we are always adding new, free courses and resources for developing Linux and Cloud skills. Each month we will kick off our community content with a live study group.

Advent of Code 2019 has started! Join in!

Xebia

TL;DR Go to [link] Have fun. It’s started! Today the Advent of Code challenge started, which is a programming puzzle contest where puzzles are unlocked each day from december 1st until december 25th. Around 300000 programmers around the world compete in friendly spirit to be the first to finish the puzzle each day. Advent of […]. The post Advent of Code 2019 has started! Join in! appeared first on Xebia Blog. Software Development adventofcode

DOAG 2019 Takeaways

Flexagon

DOAG 2019 Takeaways The DOAG 2019 conference in Nuremburg was a big and busy event, filled with many speaking sessions, vendor exhibits, and venues for engaging with Oracle customers, partners, and members of the Oracle team.

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

DSS 8440: Flexible Machine Learning for Data Centers

Dell EMC

More high-performance machine learning possibilities Dell EMC is adding support for NVIDIA’s T4 GPU to its already powerful DSS 8440 machine learning server. This introduces a new high-performance, high capacity, reduced cost inference choice for data centers and machine learning service providers.

A Matter of Perspective

DevOps.com

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What do sex, drugs, and turnover have in common?

Marcus Blankenship - Daily Writing

When my kids were in elementary school, I didn’t talk openly about sex or drugs. See, I was afraid if I talked about it, then they’d do it. So I just pretended that sex and drugs didn’t exist. Which taught my kids to pretend the same thing, at least in front of me.