Drifting in and out of consciousness (oxfordhacker) wrote,
Drifting in and out of consciousness

My tweets

  • Fri, 12:39: Javier Ramirez offers a usable definition of big data(!): A regexp search against 300M rows returning 200M result rows inside 5 secs. #ayb14
  • Fri, 13:09: We seem to have agreed over lunch that data management (like everything else) is about understanding & balancing risk & reward #ayb14
  • Fri, 13:18: Extremely cool live mapping & visualisation of data gathered from us all clicking buttons & entering data on the presenter's website #ayb14
  • Fri, 13:21: Now mapping our Twitter interactions, follower:followed ratios etc. & feeding that back to the page we're looking at. Cool/unsettling #ayb14
  • Fri, 13:58: Solid, practical server management advice from David Mytton: where & how to host your data, & how to handle the inevitable outages #ayb14
  • Fri, 14:04: Laura Thompson tells us how to monitor ALL THE THINGS. Apparently she reads all Firefox crash report comments, but seems cheerful!? #ayb14
  • Fri, 14:14: True tales of multiple repositories & Lego device racks… "This is how we manage Firefox releases", she sighs: http://t.co/YtMhoEhZXB
  • Fri, 14:42: There are 7 of us here from my dept. with 5 different 'organisations' on our badges. Standardisation not our strong suit, apparently #ayb14
  • Fri, 15:02: Yeah, I'm pretty hardcore #ayb14 http://t.co/YZNDhIhSNi
  • Fri, 15:15: Fascinating talk by @Mispintedtype on why everyone being online all the time necessitates apps with good offline-first performance. #ayb14
  • Fri, 15:56: Alistair Hann takes us through the profound evolutionary changes in the database back-end of a flight-search website as it expanded. #ayb14
  • Fri, 16:15: Monty Widenius on MariaDB (a free & open branch of MySQL): forthright, data-backed insistence on its superiority over all contenders. #ayb14
  • Fri, 16:26: All Your Base: Great to hear smart people talking in detail about how they solve hard problems. Shame none of it was relevant to me… #ayb14
  • Fri, 16:36: Monty Widenius explains the problem with women coders :( "A different mindset &(?) a desire for a life precluding 16 hr working days" #ayb14
  • Fri, 18:19: Free Red Bull & coffee all day, free beer all evening. What could possibly go wrong? #ayb14
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