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What is Big Data?

A few basic questions and answers on big data from a software engineer and product manager.

Should I Do This?

I was watching a video from Dan Applebaum and his response to the question "Should I do this?" caught my attention. The interesting part is how he explains that although the question seems like a reasonable one to ask ourselves, it actually reveals little flaw in our human

AWS Elemental

Amazon acquired a company called Elemental back in 2015 and has now released a suite of products to help broadcasters (big and small) distribute and syndicate video online. Think of Elemental as Amazon's in-house solution to Adobe's defunct Flash Media Server and Wowza's cloud-based solutions. The idea is simple yet

Organizing My Product Development Lifecycle

Every time I start a new project, I find myself following this process. Discovery Discovery - This pretty much means research. Research about the customers we want to serve, the message we want to convey (editorially and visually), the brand we want to build, the product we want to launch

The Malcolm Gladwell myth

This story below is interesting because it makes you wonder if you really need 10,000 hours to get great at something or you if just need to be obsessive about a subject. Yes, this story is anecdotal but it's still worth considering. Here's a good quote from this article.

Sources of inspiration for developers

If you area a software developer looking for your next gig, here area few sources for inspiration. I've organized this list into two main categories: paid and unpaid. The thinking behind this is that some developers would prefer to get paid while they learn about a particular technology or industry,
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