Sat.Mar 21, 2020

This Week in Programming: Microsoft Buys Itself an Open Source JavaScript Dev Stack

The New Stack

This week, as much as is humanly possible, we are going to look away for a moment from the thing-that-shall-not-be-mentioned-quite-yet and gaze instead on the news of GitHub scooping up JavaScript package manager registry npm , a company that has been having a rough go of it , as of late.

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Support


For anyone of any generation the world over, these are trying times of unprecedented uncertainty. Collectively living through a global pandemic, many of us are trying to understand the scope, impact, and preparation now needed. Many are using this opportunity to educate others, which can help us be more prepared, identify issues, and work in unison.

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Marcusoft - Untitled Article


From time to time I find myself in the position where I ask “stupid” questions. I’ve found that it’s often the case that the question is not that “stupid” after all and if it is you get to learn a lot in the process.

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The Key Factors of Global Business

Strategy Driven

It has been a global marketplace since forever, all you needed was the vision, guts, and usually a fair bit of seed money to extend the reach of your business beyond your own borders.

Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

Experience report: first week of 2 x 5 mobs going remote


I’ve just experienced something fantastic and a real testament to what amazing people can do when given the room to be amazing (and have an apparent and real reason to do so).