Mergeable Replicated Data Types

This paper is by Gowtham Kaki, Swarn Priya, KC Sivaramakrishnan, and Suresh Jagannathan, and it appeared in OOPSLA 19.We all know and love CRDTs. Using CRDTs, any replica can accept updates without remote synchronization. The updates may reach to replicas and applied in each in different order, but provided that the updates commute each replica […]

this might be a bit of a weird one

slight warning, this post mentions overdosing hey all, i hope you're all well! i just want to vent here and see if anyone else can relate to how i've been feeling lately. a bit of background first, i'm 17F from the UK and i'm diagnosed with depression, anxiety and BDD. when i wad 15 i […]

Retaining critical knowledge – how to ensure business continuity during times of layoff and churn

When highly-skilled experts, engineers, and managers leave their organisations, they take with them years of hard-earned, experience-based knowledge. Though a competitive advantage, such knowledge is often undocumented, and losing it leads to serious setbacks during layoffs, retirement, departures, M&A activity, and transfers. Frameworks, checklists, tools, and case studies of core knowledge retention are well explained […]

How timing works – and how to make it work for you

Productivity, creativity, motivation, goal setting, and even success have a strong correlation with timing. Understanding how timing works in different contexts, and how to make it work for you, is important at multiple levels – personal and professional, individual and organisational. Daniel Pink is the author of six books, including To Sell is Human: The […]

An Easy Strategy for Handling Errors

Our schedules are busier than ever, and technology is more complex taking many out of their comfort zones. The likelihood of making errors has substantially increased over time. But the worst error is in how one responds to someone else pointing out a mistake. Suggestions are made below for implementing improved strategies for overcoming errors […]

Top 20 Physicians Podcasts You Must Follow in 2020

Top 20 Physicians Podcasts Contents [show] ⋅About this list & ranking Physicians Podcasts Physician NonClinical Careers American Family Physician Podcast Physician’s Guide to Doctoring The MCAT Podcast The Freedom Formula for Physicians Inside Medicare’s New Payment System Texas Family Doc Talk Doctor Me First The ZDoggMD Show Doctors Unbound The Paradocs Podcast Digital Nomad Physician MemorialCare – […]

How Apple reinvented the cursor for iPad

Even though Apple did not invent the mouse pointer, history has cemented its place in dragging it out of obscurity and into mainstream use. Its everyday utility, pioneered at Xerox Parc and later combined with a bit of iconic* work from Susan Kare at Apple, has made the pointer our avatar in digital space for […]