bash 5.0 was released today. unfortunately, the authors are new to revision control systems, so the entire release was one commit: https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/bash.git/commit/?id=d233b485e83c3a784b803fb894280773f16f2deb
GitHub now gives free users unlimited private repositories https://thenextweb.com/dd/2019/01/05/github-now-gives-free-users-unlimited-private-repositories/ -- Pretty big day in the source hosting business!
4 years of work, now my Policy engine APEX is open source in ONAP, docs hosted here - https://ericsson.github.io/apex-docs/
The problems with (and solutions for) time and date, a Hanselminutes podcast with Matt Johnsson (moment.js and Microsoft) - http://simplecast.com/s/b2b81dc5 (it's from 2015, but still valid!)
Good tutorial on queues (mostly Java) - https://dzone.com/articles/the-developers-guide-to-collections-queues?utm_source=Top%205&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Top%205%202018-03-093
5 kitchen appliances you can buy for money now - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3i1HbaUvuzE - and IoT will make these look like toys, relatively soon.
Techies and geeks need it as much as everyone else; sleep. Now it becomes hip to the talk about it: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/10/23/the-secrets-of-sleep?mbid=social_twitter
5 misconceptions of big data / data science. Actually not a bad article.
Writing policies for network repair, thought decision trees might help, so reading about them now.
Java YouTube channels, in there in the InfoQ one, comes highly recommended
Some lessons learnt, a lot here makes sense: The Twelve-Factor App
If you haven’t switched to duckduckgo yet what convinced me was when @amsomniac showed me the !bangcodes
Basically if you start a ddg search with something like !ebay or !wiktionary it searches that site directly after being anonymized through ddg’s server. So rather than have different search engines in my browser I select it’s just !w for Wikipedia or !translate for google translate
You can even do !g and do an anonymous untracked google search
VLC 3.0 released for all platforms.