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Archive for August, 2013

The perils of bunch/bundle?

I had some discussion on Friday about static vs. dynamic typing (grass is always green, eh?), and our frequent use of the “dictionary with attribute-like notation” object came up (commonly called a “bunch” or “bundle”). A number of people were saying how bad/unsafe it is. Not convinced, I brought...

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Twitter’s reorg takeaways

I just read through a great Twitter blog, New Tweets per second record, and how! It covers in some depth the changes to their engineering organization over the last three or so years. As CCP is undergoing similar technical stresses (we hit our PCU record recently), and responding with similar...

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