Whiteboards

Soon "I'd just teach a computer to do it" is going to be a legit interview answer. StackOverflowSort writ large. Valley whiteboard interviews poised for disruption. https://t.co/NDiJ5PcdXo— Wynn Netherland (@pengwynn) December 11, 2017 Jeff Dean and co at GOOG just released a paper showing how machine-learned indexes can replace B-Trees, Hash Indexes, and Bloom Filters. …

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WordPress Permalinks on IIS6

Recently, I had to set up WordPress on an IIS6 machine. Yes, WordPress does work on IIS6, believe it not. The only really tricky bit is getting fancy permalinks to work, so that urls looks like www.foo.com/2011/06/my-awesome-post instead of www.foo.com/index.php?p=6. I used IIRF to get mod_rewrite like functionality, as the supported IIS Rewrite isn’t available until …

Minecraft ALU

This is the most insane thing I’ve seen in, well, at least a week. Dude built an ALU inside Minecraft.

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