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Editor’s note: Today we hear from Kenny Kon, an SRE Director at Sabre. Kenny shares about how they have been able to successfully adopt Google’s SRE framework by leveraging their partnership with Google Cloud.  As a leader in the travel industry, Sabre Corporation is driving innovation in the global travel industry and developing solutions that …

As we explored in part one of this series, today’s edge computing environments represent an enormous opportunity for enterprises — both in terms of the new use cases they enable, as well as opportunities to reduce costs. But edge computing is also a sea change in terms of how to architect applications. When thinking about …

The GIF or Graphics Interchange Format is a true oldie in the web world. It is an animated file format that takes a sequence of images or frames and plays it on a loop like a small video. GIFs are everywhere you look on social media nowadays. According to Huffingtonpost, GIFs have rocketed to the …

Guest post originally published on CloudOps’ blog by Marc Boudreau, Cloud Architect at CloudOps Serverless computing is taking off. Despite having been around since the announcement of Lambda by AWS in 2014 serverless is finally reaching the maturation required to propel a paradigm shift.   What is ‘Serverless’ Computing? Serverless computing describes a software development pattern in …

Why does text only come in this limited palette, and why does FreeDOS use those colors and shades, instead of some other colors? The answer, like many things in technology, is because of history. If you’ve looked carefully at FreeDOS, you’ve probably noticed that text only comes in a limited range of colors—sixteen text colors, and eight background …

How fast do you usually leave a site if the user experience is subpar? There’s a very high chance that visitors to your website will do the same if you don’t have good user experience (UX) even if you have amazing content. Let’s review a few of the ways you can apply UX to your website. Make use of …

Open source enhances creativity by breaking you out of a proprietary mindset and opening your mind to possibilities. Explore several open source creative programs. In 2021, there are more reasons why people love Linux than ever before. In this series, I’ll share 21 different reasons to use Linux. Today I’ll explain why Linux is an …

  Today, we announced Google Play’s annual Best of 2020 awards, highlighting the year’s best apps, games and digital content. None of this would be possible without the developers that created the amazing content that made a profound impact on us in 2020, or should we say a Genshin Impact … From miHoYo Limited to …

As urbanization continues to take hold and cities face challenges to become more sustainable and livable, urban planning and operations strategies must adapt. The current pandemic has changed the way we live, accelerating cities’ future vision as a necessity of the present and what it means to live in a connected and resilient urban environment. …

A digital building code is needed to help designers better protect the privacy of people when they use online platforms and websites. At the moment no such code exists in New Zealand. Our study with designers shows they try to be ethical in what they do. But commercial pressures from clients and uncertainty around the …