This morning I decided to share my "work matras" with my followers on Twitter. Right now I keep them in a note in Notes, but I would really like to put them on a wall or have them as my background on my devices.
So why is API management so hot right now? Partly because of cloud computing’s rise. Suddenly, it matters enormously to have ways for the rapidly expanding number of cloud offerings to communicate with each other and with the organizations signing up for their services.
It is easy for me to recommend this book to Java developers who feel they have room to improve in writing of unit tests of Java applications. I also know many Java developers (including myself) who could benefit from reading this book.
The algorithm of the week is a Markov Chain. Using this technique you leverage a little bit of probability to do some light machine learning. In this case, input a song and have the computer create an original work based off the patterns you’ve taught it.
This isn't a rant about salaries, the skills of new graduates, or the trials of dealing with recruiters, although each of those is worth a post in itself. It's about the mathematics of providing your organization with the talent it needs at the time that it needs it.
Suppose I go to Las Vegas with an initial wealth s (say $100). The goal is to find the strategy which maximizes the probability to leave Las Vegas with 2s (here $200). Should I play big, or small? A probabilist goes to Vegas.
I thought it’d be interesting to compare how many people admit to knowing ancient programming languages on their LinkedIn pages. This is in a contrast to my post on the popularity of hip JVM languages Scala and Clojure.