By now you have heard about the user revolts and the general feedback on the new Digg. Some people like it, others understand that the stream-based interface was implemented to compete with Facebook and Twitter, and there are lots of people that just hate it. Well, it looks like those people that hate the new… Read More Did The New Digg Bury Itself?
With social media, big data has come to the forefront of technology. Whether you want to continuously search Twitter, aggregate the social activity on several sites, or do some mining of people’s activity on Facebook, handling big data is critical. There are two questions you need to answer when looking at a project that will… Read More A Simple Introduction To Playing With Big Data
Given the Twitter.com redesign and the plethora of articles being posted about it, I wanted to take a different type of look at things. First, if you are looking for a good overview of what Twitter has changed, take a look at the TechCrunch coverage. Essentially, Twitter redesigned the main page to have two panes,… Read More What Can We Build On Top Of The Stream?
In the past, I have posted about job trends for traditional programming languages as well as Web 2.0 programming languages. This is another part of the job trends series, the NoSQL job trends, which I started about 6 months ago. NoSQL data stores continue to be a hot topic as more services implement them for massive… Read More NoSQL Job Trends – September 2010
About a month ago, there was a great call to action on the WorkAwesome blog: What is the best professional advice you ever received? And where did it come from? I meant to write a post in response to this, but the usual events (news, work, family) thwarted my efforts. Given that today is Labor… Read More What Are You Offering, Complaints or Options?
Google is trying to ensure that you never leave GMail. Besides GMail being a fantastic email service, Google has continuously added features to keep you engaged. We have chat in GMail and various widgets like Google Calendar to add functionality. We also recently saw a cool revamp of the Contacts application which really did need… Read More Is Google Me Really GMail 2.0?