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25:57

The Business Value of Big Data Driven by the Internet of Everything

Posted by John Zamierowski  on  Oct 30, 2014

John Zamierowski discusses the business benefits of big data coming from the Internet of Everything, focusing on the "Why" and "How" of big data and current developments in sensor technology.

40:16

Scaling Gilt: from Monolithic Ruby Application to Distributed Scala Micro-Services Architecture

Posted by Yoni Goldberg  on  Oct 30, 2014

Yoni Goldberg describes some of the technological innovations that have helped Gilt to reach its current size, and highlight some of the core challenges that the company's engineering team faces.

36:27

Lean Enterprise

Posted by Barry O'Reilly  on  Oct 29, 2014

Barry O'Reilly discusses how to embrace a culture of continuous experimentation and learning, to adapt the organization’s design, and transform the business to an adaptable, resilient Lean Enterprise.

39:18

Solidifying the Cloud: How Google Backs up the Internet

Posted by Raymond Blum  on  Oct 26, 2014

Raymond Blum discusses some of the challenges, solutions and discarded alternatives in creating durable storage systems at Google scale.

46:06

Scaling Foursquare: From Check-ins to Recommendations

Posted by Jon Hoffman  on  Oct 26, 2014

Jon Hoffman discusses the general architecture, storage systems and development practices created to handle the ever increasing volume and complexity at Foursquare.

48:17

Scaling Chartbeat from 8 Million Open Browsers to Realtime Analytics and Optimization

Posted by Wesley Chow  on  Oct 26, 2014

Wesley Chow presents Chartbeat's real-time analytics platform and how able to handle the requests in a cost efficient manner using a custom written analytics engine in C and Lua.

57:25

Introduction to Development on iOS Devices

Posted by Muljadi Budiman  on  Oct 25, 2014

Muljadi Budiman presents the prerequisites and differences of iOS development, creating a small demo app to show how one starts developing on iOS.

31:45

Disruptive Testing: The Hunt for Black Swans

Posted by Anne-Marie Charrett  on  Oct 25, 2014

Anne-Marie Charrett advises developing a testing mindset and a tester skillset that helps testers embrace disruption instead of fighting it.

45:30

Humble Programmers’ Reflections by Example on Unit Tests, TDD and BDD

Posted by Bruce Meacham  on  Oct 25, 2014

Bruce Meacham discusses using user stories and business requirements for writing good tests that lead to good code, with examples in C#/SpecFlow and JavaScript/Cucumber.

39:52

Unit Testing Beyond Mock Objects

Posted by Sven Rosvall  on  Oct 24, 2014

Sven Rosvall discusses the new generation of mocking frameworks useful for mocking out static methods, creating objects of classes without public constructors, and others.

01:36:38

Mens Sana in Corpore Sano (A Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body)

Posted by Phil Nash  on  Oct 23, 2014

Phil Nash presents how NEAT (Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis), its relationship with to sitting, standing and walking, and the chemistry behind it helps being fit for long schedules.

01:35:36

Comfortable Concurrency

Posted by Dominic Robinson  on  Oct 23, 2014

Dominic Robinson reflects on several concurrency models, trying to assess which is more pleasant to work with.

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