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Taking Up Space

The Daily WTF

April Fool's day is a day where websites lie to you or create complex pranks. We've generally avoided the former, but have done a few of the former, but we also like to just use April Fool's as a chance to change things up. So today, we're going to do something different. We're going to talk about my Day Job. Specifically, we're going to talk about a tool I use in my day job: cFS. cFS is a NASA-designed architecture for designing spaceflight applications.

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Redis vs. the trillion-dollar cabals


Recently Redis changed its license , and mountains of misinformation have followed, not to mention a fork driven by trillion-dollar cloud company AWS. Among that misinformation is Steven J. Vaughn-Nicols’ earnest but incorrect declaration that the Redis change “means developers can no longer use Redis’ code.” This is simply not true. For 99.9999999999999% of developers, their rights under the license remain exactly the same as they would under the most permissive of open source licenses.

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Bad Therapy

David Heinemeier Hansson

This book nails it. What it's like to be a parent with school-age children in America right now. So many kids with a diagnosis of one sort or another, so much monitoring of children's every move, so much anxiety over the most trivial things, like the sugar content of a cupcake. Abigail Shrier ties all these threads together into a damning tapestry of well-cited arguments for why much of modern parenting in America is failing the kids it purports to care for so catastrophically.

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Widespread European Farmer Protests, Some Violent, are Another Dispatch from The Ministry for the Future

Ooda Loop

In this, the fifth installment in our "Dispatches from the Ministry for the Future" series, we take the time to do more of a deep dive into the speculative fiction/science fiction novel that inspired this eponymous series of posts - followed by details of the farmer protest that have broken out all over the EU in the last year or so. In the What Next?

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Top 5 Challenges in Designing a Data Warehouse for Multi-Tenant Analytics

Multi-tenant architecture allows software vendors to realize tremendous efficiencies by maintaining a single application stack instead of separate database instances while meeting data privacy needs. When you use a data warehouse to power your multi-tenant analytics, the proper approach is vital. Multi-tenant analytics is NOT the primary use case with traditional data warehouses, causing data security challenges.

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A brave new (generative) world – The future of generative software engineering


A Brave New (Generative) World – The future of generative software engineering Keith Glendon 26 Mar 2024 Facebook Twitter Linkedin Disclaimer : This blog article explores potential futures in software engineering based on current advancements in generative AI. While the content presents a plausible vision, it cannot predict the future. Our purpose is to inspire software engineers, software companies and enterprises who are embracing the next generation of ‘product-centric’ business models driven

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Don’t queue for the ski jump if you don’t know how to ski

The Agile Manager

I’ve mentioned before that one of my hobbies is lapidary work. I hunt for stone, cut it, shape it, sand it, polish it, and turn it into artistic things. I enjoy doing this work for a lot of reasons, not least of which being I approach it every day not with an expectation of “what am I going to complete” but “what am I going to learn.” As a learning exercise, it is fantastic.

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Cypress: a new generation of end-to-end testing


What is Cypress Cypress is a modern JavaScript-based end-to-end (e2e) testing framework designed to automate web testing by running tests directly in the browser. Cypress has become a popular tool for web applications due to a number of distinctive advantages such as user-friendly interface, fast test execution, ease of debugging, ease of writing tests, etc.

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Clear Signage in Public Spaces for Universal Accessibility Series: Enhancing Safety – 2


Welcome back to our series on Clear Signage in Public Spaces for Universal Accessibility! In this installment, we’ll delve into how clear signage contributes to enhancing safety in public spaces for individuals of all abilities. Let’s explore why safety is paramount and how clear signage plays a crucial role in promoting it. The Importance of Safety in Public Spaces Safety is a fundamental concern in public spaces, ensuring the well-being and security of all individuals who navigate

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Clear Signage in Public Spaces for Universal Accessibility Series: Promoting Independence – 3


Welcome back to our series on Clear Signage in Public Spaces for Universal Accessibility! In this segment, we’ll explore how clear signage promotes independence for individuals of all abilities in public spaces. Let’s delve into why independence is crucial and how clear signage plays a vital role in fostering it. The Importance of Independence in Public Spaces Independence is a fundamental aspect of individual autonomy and empowerment, allowing individuals to navigate public spaces f

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7 Pitfalls for Apache Cassandra in Production

Apache Cassandra is an open-source distributed database that boasts an architecture that delivers high scalability, near 100% availability, and powerful read-and-write performance required for many data-heavy use cases. However, many developers and administrators who are new to this NoSQL database often encounter several challenges that can impact its performance.