microsoft/cascadia-code

Welcome! This repository contains the source code of Cascadia Code. Other related repositories include: Installation You can install the latest version of Cascadia Code from the releases page here:https://github.com/microsoft/cascadia-code/releases Click… [+3932 chars]

The Pragmatic Programmer, 20th Anniversary Edition

(Content complete! The current beta is headed to the printer for fall release in hardback. See below for special pricing). For twenty years, the lessons from The Pragmatic Programmer have helped a generation of programmers examine the very essence of softwar… [+1110 chars]

eon01/kubernetes-workshop

<ul><li>Slides available here.</li><li>Original article posted here.</li><li>Source code here.</li></ul> Introduction In this workshop, we're going to: <ul><li>Deploy Kubernetes services and an Ambassador API gateway.</li><li>Examine the difference between… [+51854 chars]

Hard Times in Silicon Valley? Not for the Payments Start-Up Stripe

Stripe is part of a broader trend of companies waiting longer to go public, in part because of the ever-increasing pools of funds that are now available from venture capital investors. The latest fund-raising round came from some of the biggest names in Sili… [+1468 chars]

Fintech Company Stripe Joins Silicon Valley Elite With $35 Billion Valuation

Stripe Inc. climbed closer to the top ranks of the highest-priced U.S. startups after a new fundraising round valued the financial-technology company at $35 billion.Venture-capital firms Sequoia Capital, General Catalyst and Andreessen Horowitz were among the… [+2900 chars]

Amazon orders 100K electric delivery trucks from Rivian as part of going carbon neutral by 2040

Amazon will be stepping up its efforts to reduce its climate impact, CEO Jeff Bezos announced on Thursday. The company will be ordering 100,000 electric delivery trucks from Michigan’s Rivian as part of this commitment, Bezos said. The commerce giant will see… [+1411 chars]

AI competitions don’t produce useful models

A huge new CT brain dataset was released today, with the goal of training models to detect intracranial haemorrhage. So far, it looks pretty good, although I haven’t dug into it in detail yet (and the devil is often in the detail). The dataset has been relea… [+13827 chars]

Solar and Wind Power So Cheap They’re Outgrowing Subsidies

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US takes 'richest nation on earth' crown from Switzerland

The average net financial assets of people living in the US total 184,411 (around 202,900 Swiss francs) per capita against 173,838 for Switzerland, according to the latest Global Wealth Report published by German insurer Allianz. The rise of the US to the to… [+1095 chars]

Dematerialization and What It Means for the Economy — and Climate Change

Andrew McAfee, co-director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, explains how the U.S. economy is growing and actually using less and less stuff to do so. Thanks to new technologies, many advanced economies are reducing their use of timber, metals, fe… [+27965 chars]