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  • arjunmantri 7:29 pm on July 1, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Enterprises Don’t Have Big Data, They Just Have Bad Data 

  • arjunmantri 11:04 pm on May 28, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Apple Acquires Augmented Reality Company Metaio 

  • arjunmantri 9:32 pm on May 27, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    The Mary Meeker Internet Trends 2015 Report 

  • arjunmantri 8:07 pm on May 27, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Barriers to Solar Financing in India 

  • arjunmantri 7:29 pm on May 12, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    An exclusive behind-the-scenes look at AJ+, Al Jazeera’s upcoming online news network 


  • arjunmantri 6:27 pm on May 12, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Al Jazeera is staffing up for the launch of its AJ+ online video news network 

  • arjunmantri 8:41 am on May 11, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    In praise of “boring” technology 


    In this article I will explain how Spotify uses different mature and proven technologies in our backend service eco-system and architecture, and why we do so. In addition, this article will also attempt to explain when Spotify has chosen not to use certain proven technologies, the reasons why and the associated pitfalls associated with each.

    More often than not, the right tool for the job is piece of software that has been around for some time, with proven success. One example would be writing a backend service in Java or Python instead of Go or Node.JS. Another example would be storing data in MySQL or PostgreSQL instead of MongoDB or Riak.

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  • arjunmantri 2:34 pm on May 9, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Apple Watch And The Future Of App Design 


  • arjunmantri 7:30 am on May 9, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Ten things I learned studying ten of the world’s fastest growing startups 

    quick facts

  • arjunmantri 3:34 am on March 17, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    gRPC – Some Thoughts 


    Google recently released gRPC, an Open Source framework for handling remote procedure calls. The announcement is timely due to several reasons, some of which include the rise of IoT (and the need for small/tight/less resource hungry protocols), the announcement of HTTP/2 standard and a current favorite topic among developers : microservices.

    I am definitely excited at the announcement and did devote some time to looking around the project, sample apps, interface definitions and much more. It does interest and you can bet that I will be spending some time on it this year, no doubt about that.

    The release of gRPC seems to have triggered a series of thoughts in my mind: technical and otherwise. Here they go (in no order of importance):

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