stereochrome

Inklings in May 2009

InfoQ: Presentation: The Ethics of Error Prevention

Needle in a haystack: efficient storage of billions of photos

Quite a thorough technical overview of Facebook’s Haystack photo storage backend.

Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty - Keeping the beast Pulseaudio at bay

PulseAudio, please go away and die.

The Cost Conundrum: What a Texas town can teach us about health care.

The idiots who run the Irish health system could do with reading this.