AWS Lambda has a 250 Megabyte limit on the size of the deployable asset. It is a generous limit that is easy to exceed with Node-based Lambda functions.
I often wonder how Peloton makes its product decisions. For years, many of us have been asking for “stacking.” The idea is that you can put together a class playlist ahead of time. Say you want to take a spin class, followed by a stretch and a strength workout. You’d start the spin class, and … Continue reading Peloton adds scheduling feature to their mobile apps — but not stacking
Telecommuting in and of itself isn't the end — it is the means to a more flexible work arrangement. In a sign of changing attitudes in the enterprise world, Gizmodo is reporting that Salesforce would "allow its employees more freedom in choosing how to structure their work lives going forward."
Section 230 does not need to be abolished — it needs to be revised. We need to clarify the distinction between hosts, content-sharing services, content-discovery services, content-consumption services, discussion boards, and publishers.
In 2020 I am endorsing Joe Biden and taking personal steps to ensure the election is fair, orderly, and has a high enough turnout. I volunteered some of my time to increase the voter turnout and to work at the polls on the Election Day.
In my post on passwords, I said: As it stands today, the real challenge is the initial identity verification. There is no single good way for, say, a banking application, to confirm the identity of the user opening the banking app for the first time on their smartphone other than with shared secrets like passwords … Continue reading True identity verification should require a human
My employer told everyone to work remotely to protect the employees. I understand and appreciate the announcement. Having worked remotely for five years for my previous employer, I am a bit apprehensive about it. In this post, I hope to describe the challenges we had, what to anticipate, and how to cope.
“Covid19” is gripping America in a mass hysteria. Maybe some good will come out of the experience.
Passwords are the scourge of Internet security. They are easy to forget, they are too many of them, and they are relatively easy to steal or guess.
In the past three years, I have been doing more and more of my work in Golang. If I had to pick a language for backend microservice development (which is where 99% of my career has been), I would now gladly choose Go.