weekly reel March 15, 2015
Hi geeks. This is Modulogeek - Around, via the glorious Hotline Miami 2 soundtrack:
Modulogeek - Around (Hotline Miami 2 OST) (youtube-nocookie.com)
- Turning the database inside-out with Apache Samza, nice article by Martin Kleppmann on caching and rethinking data querying. Via HN.
- Rich Hickie: Simple made easy, must see. Related: React.js conf 2015 - immutable data and React, excellent generalist (little is React/Yavascript-specific) introduction to immutable data structures, especially the 101 of the specific data structure limiting their performance penalty (compared to regular mutable data) to a constant factor. Also, Stop writing classes.
- Unreal Engine 4 is now available to everyone for free. Meanwhile, Unity 5 released with upgrades, full-featured free version. Meanwhile, Valve announces Source 2 and it'll be free. Good times.
- ASCII fluid dynamics - IOCCC2012 endoh1.c, a tiny fluid simulator that fits in 80x25 terminal. Via waxy links.
- Our drunken economics explained, via kottke.