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Elasticsearch Meetup at Spotify, Stockholm | Kibana

Elasticsearch Meetup at Spotify, Stockholm | Kibana

Spotify hosted this week’s Elasticsearch Meetup in Stockholm featuring a talk by Senior DevOps Engineer Shay Weiss who presented about Spotify’s experience so far with enterprise search engine Elasticsearch. The use of Elasticsearch at Spotify started as a Hack Day project, extremely easy to set up but Weiss nevertheless advises that inherited infrastructure needs to be brought up to a maintainable ...

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Top Resource Digest, Links from around the Community | Monday 9th February 2015

Top Resource Digest, Links from around the Community | Monday 9th February 2015

A collection of resources, blog posts and links on various technologies from around the web this week. JavaScript Sneaky JavaScript techniques for quick fixes Replace Coffeecript with ES6   Clojure/Functional Programming Getting the hang of (map) by Clojure Geek Otto.de recent release of Clojure microservices to Github Walmart Labs, San Francisco looking for Clojure Engineer ClojureScript minimal dev vs production ...

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Miami Bitcoin Hackathon 2015

Miami Bitcoin Hackathon 2015

Just to cheer anyone up that bought Bitcoin around.. ooh, end of 2013, here’s a Bitcoin Hackathon to make you feel a ‘bit’ better. Miami Bitcoin Hackathon invites hackers to use Bitcoin APIs and libraries to build anything. MBH quoted that Bitcoin startups are in a hiring frenzy at the moment as the transaction database, Blockchain is entering a period ...

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Go for Rubyists, Martini and Revel

Go for Rubyists

The Slovenia Ruby Group held their first Meetup of 2015 last week where Luka Zakrajšek, the Co-founder and CTO of Koofr gave a talk on Ruby and Go. Koofr, which was awarded ‘Slovenian start-up of the year’ at the Conference of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in 2013, provides easily accessible storage for different media with a single search box across all ...

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React.js Reaches Maturity With First Conference

React.js Conf Keynote Facebook

The first React.js Conference was held last week at Facebook HQ for the JavaScript library by Facebook and Instagram which has become hugely popular over the last eighteen months. Facebook created React in order to promote the use of UI components which present data that changes over time for complex UI rendering and open sourced it back in May 2013 ...

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Ember.js Meetup Breezes Into Silicon Valley

Tech Building 2

No messing around here, if you’re in Silicon Valley and can’t make it to the Ember.js Meetup in San Francisco, Silicon Valley Ember.js Meetup held it’s first get together at Addepar last Wednesday with next month’s event being hosted at Yahoo. Erik Bryn hosted and didn’t waste any time in diving straight into some of the new features coming up ...

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Machine Learning For Journalism at The New York Times

Machine Learning For Journalism at The New York Times

Daeil Kim is a Data Scientist at the New York Times, a role which has crystallised his research work into the niche between Machine Learning and Journalism. Kim spoke at the New York Data Science Meetup last week about how to make journalists work easier by using Machine Learning, a Bayesian perspective on big data and a discreet section on ...

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How Australian Software Developers Feed The Mind YOW!

Australien Landkarte mit Binärzahlen

No, this is not some warped reference to an antipodean marsupial of some sort being used by coders down under to get the cognitive juices flowing, or supercharging app building prowess by entering some kind of iron man contest before staying up all night.. Yow! is the Australian developer conference which has grown over recent years to become arguably the ...

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The Enigma Of The Socially Awkward Software Developer

Endless Thought

The playground of software developers, especially throughout education, can be a very insular yet reassuringly comfortable place to be, a private world of problem solving with all cognitive sense fastened to keyboard and monitor. Achievements can be private too, non celebratory, at least not to the outside world. Once software development is seared into the psyche, peddling code for cash ...

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What Happens When a Meetup Group Just Gets Too Big?

Enge

One of the Meetup groups I keep an eye on almost more than any other is the NY Tech Meetup, founded by the founder of Meetup himself Scott Heiferman. With enough members to fill a large sports stadium and their own website it is the largest Meetup group in the world and packs a heavyweight punch on Silicon Alley with ...

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