Friday, November 30, 2018

Friday Links (AWS Edition)

Using Machine Learning to Create Fake Fingerprints

Rails 4.2.11,, and have been released!

Tidal 1.0.0 refactor


Perceived Barriers to Trunk Based Development

Stack Overflow: How We Do Monitoring - 2018 Edition

Go 2, here we come!

Fully Automated Continuous Deployment on Android with Bitrise

event-stream, npm, and trust


AWS Launches, Previews, and Pre-Announcements at re:Invent 2018 – Andy Jassy Keynote

New – Amazon DynamoDB Transactions

Amazon DynamoDB On-Demand – No Capacity Planning and Pay-Per-Request Pricing

New – Amazon CloudWatch Logs Insights – Fast, Interactive Log Analytics

New – EC2 Instances (A1) Powered by Arm-Based AWS Graviton Processors

Firecracker – Lightweight Virtualization for Serverless Computing

New – AWS Transfer for SFTP – Fully Managed SFTP Service for Amazon S3

New for AWS Lambda – Use Any Programming Language and Share Common Components

Announcing Ruby Support for AWS Lambda

New – Hibernate Your EC2 Instances

Amazon Personalize – Real-Time Personalization and Recommendation for Everyone

Amazon Forecast – Time Series Forecasting Made Easy

Amazon QuickSight adds support for dashboard embedding and APIs

Friday, November 23, 2018

Friday Links

Stripe’s Will Larson on Designing a Performance Management System from Scratch

Have tech perks gone too far?

New – Train Custom Document Classifiers with Amazon Comprehend

Headcount dilemmas.

Configuration as code

JWZ: Weird Machines

Google News may shut over EU plans to charge tax for links

Worst-Case Thinking Breeds Fear and Irrationality

How your office building is tricking you into going green

From Maker to Manager: How to Take the Leap

Self Documenting Code vs. Comments? Turns Out It’s Both or Neither

New – Amazon Route 53 Resolver for Hybrid Clouds

Information Attacks against Democracies

If you want an open company culture, start this one habit

New – Predictive Scaling for EC2, Powered by Machine Learning

I was a CRUDoholic

I hate manager READMEs

Why Good Developers Write Bad Unit Tests

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Early Friday Links

We have hackdays this week, so this is a bit early.

Schneier: The Pentagon Is Publishing Foreign Nation-State Malware

Android: a 10-year visual history

Kellan: What I’m up to: tech leadership

The next version of HTTP won’t be using TCP

New – Redis 5.0 Compatibility for Amazon ElastiCache

PageSpeed Insights, now powered by Lighthouse

Basecamp: Postmortem on the read-only outage of Basecamp on November 9th, 2018

Answer these 10 questions to understand if you’re a good manager

Stripe’s Will Larson on Designing a Performance Management System from Scratch

Code As Craft with Rasmus Lerdorf | Nov 13th, 2018

New – EC2 Auto Scaling Groups With Multiple Instance Types & Purchase Options

Schneier: More Spectre/Meltdown-Like Attacks

Friday, November 02, 2018

Friday Links

AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM) Command Line Interface – Build, Test, and Debug Serverless Apps Locally

Why Transparency in Business Matters (and How to Get Started)

IBM to Acquire Linux Distributor Red Hat for $33.4 Billion

Introducing reCAPTCHA v3: the new way to stop bots

HBR: A Quick Introduction to Agile Management

GitHub: October 21 post-incident analysis

What is Your Password?

Buying Used Voting Machines on eBay

Moving to three-person engineering teams

Escape From the Feature Roadmap to Outcome-driven Development