The future of computing is analog – In this excerpt from his
chapter “The Third Law,” George Dyson, a historian of science and technology,
> We worry too much about machine intelligence and not enough about
self-reproduction, communication, and control. The next revolution in
computing will be signaled by the rise of analog systems over which
digital programming no longer has control. Nature’s response to those
who believe they can build machines to control everything will be to
allow them to build a machine that controls them instead.
What’s new in Go in 2019 –
You may have read that Golang is the highest-paying skill in the US.
At The New Stack, David Cassel interviews Steve Francia, Google’s product
lead for Go, about what’s in store for Go in 2019, including its new module
system, error handling, Go 2, a revised proposal process, the importance of
community to Go, and more.
Getting started with Google Colab – Google Colab is a free
cloud service based on Jupyter notebooks that supports free GPU processing.
Sound interesting? Anne Bonner leads a quick tutorial to get you up and
Monitoring Kubernetes and Docker – Sensu’s Sean
Porter offers an introduction to monitoring Kubernetes and Docker. In part
1, he covers the rise of microservice architecture, using Kubernetes and
Docker for container orchestration and management, and some of the
challenges these new technologies present. In part 2, he dives into
collecting Kubernetes data with Prometheus and the pros and cons of
How to create meaningful architectural diagram – “We try to create architectural
diagrams (as part of the technical documentation) aiming to reflect the
internal state of the application, but most of the time we do not do it
properly.” Writing in InfoQ, Ionut Balosin explains what you’re likely doing
wrong and how you can improve your architectural diagrams so that they
support collaboration and communication and provide vision and guidance
within your team and across teams.