On software and life
From human decisions, to suggestions to automated decisions
I've been wanting to share this experience for a while, but it took me a while to come up with a story and example I cou...
Eventual consistency in the Wild West
San Francisco, 1852. With the California Gold Rush at its peak, successful gold-seekers wanted to protect all their prec...
On crime and document stores
Having worked with several storage paradigms over these last few months - from flatfiles, to NoSQL, to the big enterpri...
A solar storm anecdote
Last week, several news channels reported on the strongest [solar storm](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_flare) since...