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I Am Secure, Therefore IAM
Sharethrough serves millions of ad requests daily, all on top of Amazon Web Services (AWS). At one time, sharing AWS credentials via a shared password vault worked OK. But as we grew, we needed a better, more secure way to manage AWS logins.
We use Terraform to maintain infrastructure and prevent...
Monads are confusing. Let us help
Scala developers love to discuss Monads, their metaphors, and their many use cases. We joke that Monads are “just Monoids in the category of Endofunctors,” but what does that really mean?
Parts of functional programming (FP) may be built on the mathematical principles from category theory, but you...
My 2-days at the R Unconference Hackathon 2016
Two weeks ago, I took part in the R unconference, a 2-day hackathon in San Francisco hosted and organized by rOpenSci. In the unconference, data scientists and developers get together to work on different projects related to R.
It’s impossible to describe everything I learned in those two days,...
Three Best Practices to Grow Your Happiness as a Manager
At first glance, achieving happiness and effective engineering leadership don’t seem to have much in common. Marcy’s talk and my personal experience working with her as an executive coach, have proven that these concepts coincide.