interesting new data structure, pending addition in Java 8. Basically an array of arrays which presents the API of a single List.
An ordered collection of elements. Elements can be added, but not removed. Goes through a building phase, during which elements can be added, and a traversal phase, during which elements can be traversed in order but no further modifications are possible.
(tags: spinedbuffer data-structures algorithms java jdk jvm java-8 arrays lists)
New political ideals ravaged by … politics
Direct Democracy Ireland, the party linked to Freemen-on-the-land and the Christian Solidarity Party, is having a bit of a bumpy ride with party governance it sounds like
Tables Turned On Former NSA Boss Michael Hayden, As ‘Off-The-Record’ Call Is Live Tweeted By Train Passenger
Michael Hayden, former NSA and CIA boss, who famously argued that the only people complaining about NSA surveillance were internet shut-ins who couldn’t get laid, apparently never learned that when you’re in a public place, someone might overhear your phone calls. Entrepreneur and former MoveOn.org director Tom Matzzie just so happened to be on the Acela express train from DC to NY when he (1) spotted Hayden sitting behind him and (2) started overhearing a series of “off the record” phone calls with press about the story of the week: the revelations of the NSA spying on foreign leaders. Matzzie did what any self-respecting American would do: live-tweet the calls.
(tags: nsa michael-hayden twitter tom-matzzie funny irony trains interviewing public surveillance)
A tool to manage inter-container dependencies so that continuous delivery with Jenkins and Docker is feasible. Looks very helpful
(tags: docker provisioning vms containers dockerize jenkins continuous-delivery continuous-integration)
Is Google building a hulking floating data center in SF Bay?
Looks pretty persuasive, especially considering they hold a patent on the design
(tags: google data-centers bay-area ships containers shipping sea wave-power treasure-island)