[Tabloids] exist to break down the barriers of access that keep social elites at...– Ryan Linkof, a friend with some sharp analysis and historical context on the NotW scandal in today’s New York Times.
Staircar: Redis-powered notifications
engineering: Staircar’s performance was beyond our expectations and very consistent, with average response times per request at or under 5ms, even during peak traffic. Extensive benchmarking showed Staircar was able to handle roughly 30,000 requests a second per server. Blake made your notifications an order of magnitude faster and more reliable, and I bet you didn’t even notice (which...
Tumblr Engineering: Welcome, Fellow Nerds →
Could not be more excited to finally have a place to show off the work of my brilliant fellow engineers.
In college, Bachmann was a Democrat and campaigned for Jimmy Carter. Her...– Meet Michele - FT.com (via felixsalmon) So we have Gore Vidal to blame for this?
The issues seem to revolve around gems and god.– Michael, on the Graham Greenian struggles of Tumblr ops.