As part of some work Sid and I were doing last week we wanted to simulate the conversion rate for an A/B testing we were planning. We started with the following function which returns the simulated conversion rate for a given conversion rate of 12%...
At the core of many of LinkedIn's analytics applications is a real-time data pipeline built on top of Apache Kafka. This system handles over 10 billion messages writes per day for thousands of production processes.
An article by a Cornell professor sparks a debate about MongoDB's fault-tolerance, and we get to see how the CEO of Evernote gets things done. Plus Drupal 8 gets a new default editor and the greatest CSS3 demo of all time arrives!
I’ve been working with geographically distributed and dispersed teams for the past couple of years. Some of them on quite large programs, some of them reasonably small. What they all have in common is that they all want to transition to agile.
The book club is a way to invest time and a little bit of money (books, paper) in improving your team's skills; it requires only a few experienced members willing to drive the discussion and provide tips for the others.