Geek Reading May 19, 2015

Leading off today, Google Cloud Platform lowers their prices and announces the availability of preemptible VMs. These are short-term, volatile instances that are useful in large compute clusters because they can be taken down at any moment. It is an interesting idea and something to watch long term. Amazon AWS did not announce a similar… Read More Geek Reading May 19, 2015

Geek Reading March 2, 2015

On Friday, Google announced its plans for a new office space. Not surprisingly, it looks very cool. Early YCombinator alums are trying a new summer internship for college students which looks fairly interesting. Mozilla announced the release of the Webmaker app, “a free, independent web publishing tool.” Last and definitely not least, we mourn the… Read More Geek Reading March 2, 2015