A few helpful tips: Big data is sufficient. All those adjectives preceding “Big” are extremely, massively, extraordinarily, incredibly unnecessary “Big data scientist with big data experience” sounds as stupid on my end as it would if you were to say it out loud… and you should try saying that out loud before you put it in an […]
I hold these truths to be self-evident, that all Mondays are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rituals, that among these are grogginess, frustration, and the pursuit of caffeine. photo by Padurariu Alexandru courtesy of Unsplash
Slides from my WordCamp Atlanta talk on HyperDB, MySQL Performance, & Flavors of MySQL are available here. Thanks for coming out!
Just a quick note: next week, I’ll be presenting at WordCamp Atlanta, giving a presentation on HyberDB. For those of you who will be coming, I will post my slides to Slidershare early this next week, and I’ll update this post with those slides. I plan to go over some key MySQL internals: Replication, Partitioning, […]
Getting software developers to work well together is like herding cats….that have been downing espressos…. in the middle of a thunderstorm….while the house is on fire…. and somebody’s goofing off with a laser pointer. photo by Ryan McGuire at unsplash
Larry was a mentor to me. I probably wouldn’t be here today if not for him. His was a sane voice when my own wasn’t. Impressive, given all the insanity that plagued him. Larry was gay. When his partner Jim died, Jim’s family invalidated Jim’s will. They said Larry had corrupted Jim, put a spell […]
I’ve got little Python script on my Mac that takes otherwise coherent sentences and mangles them. I call it “Palin-ify” I’ve also got a little tool on my computer that takes otherwise coherent Python scripts and mangles them. I call it Java. Photo by William Iven
from Instagram: http://ift.tt/1vZgqGr This is what happens every time I ask this girl Karma to go out with me
Then why the hell do I need a fortune cookie?
Last week, Nancy shot a commercial for the MayDay Campaign‘s #MaydayIn30 competition. For those of you who don’t know, Mayday is the brainchild of Lawrence Lessig, a clever lawyer and political theorist who, among other things, cofounded the Creative Commons. Anyway, Mayday is a “SuperPAC to end all SuperPACs” and is intended to promote campaign finance reform on […]