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Software Weekly - Week of 10/08


Last week’s most popular episode: Kotlin Design with Andrey Breslav. Andrey Breslav is the lead language designer of Kotlin at JetBrains. He joins the show to describe the original goals of Kotlin, the compilation path of the language, and how it has moved beyond its days of only running on the JVM.

Old favorite: ReactVR with Andrew Imm. Andrew Imm is a ReactVR developer at Facebook, and he joins the show to discuss how ReactVR works. We talk about the support for VR in the browser: WebGL, WebVR, and ThreeJS. 

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Read: From Software Engineering Daily

WebAssembly: A Foundation for a Higher Performance Web by William Barras

Shopify Infrastructure Migration by Cordelia Murphy

JavaScript and the Inner Workings of Your Browser by Adam Conrad

Cloud Structures: Kubernetes, Container Instances, Serverless by Gökhan Şimşek

The State of Autonomous Driving by Harrison Flatau

Stay tuned for more episode summaries, digests, longform articles, and other  great content from the SE Daily blog. What else do you want to read about? Let us know.

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Unbabel Migrated to Kubernetes and You Won't Believe What Happened Next!
Growth requires change.

Bring Order to Chaos: A Graph-Based Journey from Textual Data to Wisdom
Making sense from data.

A Brief History of High Availability
Assessing Active-Active and Multi-Active systems.

Redis Speeds Towards a Multi-Model Future
Big plans to grow the database's repertoire.

Space Exploration and Time-Series Data: Why the European Space Agency Uses PostgreSQL
"Digital Library of the Universe."

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The Node.js Foundation and JS Foundation Announce an Intent to Merge
Possible merger discussed.

The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies
Reached almost 30 U.S. companies.

Coinbase, the Startup at the Core of the Crypto Craze, is Now Considered an $8B Company
In talks with Tiger Global and shareholders for a big investment.

Tesla's Elong Musk Settles with SEC, Paying $20 Million Fine and Resigning as Board Chairman
Unexpected resolution reached.

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