Great comment from the “banking uses eventual consistency” thread…
‘In the grand scheme of things, insurance trumps consistency.’ Love it.
(tags: banking banks insurance eventual-consistency databases consistency transactions nosql)
S3 as a single-web-page application engine
neat hack. Pity it returns a 403 error code due to the misuse of the ErrorDocument feature though
Tracking Irish News Stories Over Time; Irish NewsDiffs archives changes in articles after publication. Currently, we track rte.ie and irishtimes.com.
(tags: rte irish-times diffing diffs changes tracking newspapers news ireland history)
Here’s Why You’re Not Hiring the Best and the Brightest
Jeff Atwood’s persuasive argument that remote working needs to be the norm in tech work:
There’s an elephant in the room in the form of an implied clause: Always hire the best people… who are willing to live in San Francisco. Substitute Mountain View, New York, Boston, Chicago, or any other city. The problem is the same. We pay lip service to the idea of hiring the best people in the world — but in reality, we’re only hiring the best people who happen to be close by.
(tags: recruiting remote hiring business coding work remote-work telecommuting jobs silicon-valley jeff-atwood)
The First Few Milliseconds of an HTTPS Connection
in excruciating detail
(tags: https tls ssl security http protocols packets networking)