Google publishes a book/magazine first up ‘Data’ - looks good but I would love a hardcopy.
so glad i work at THE tumblr.
Interesting. I do like some of the responses in the comments.
This is actually a fairly common pattern. Any kind of recommendation system that runs in batch offline can make use of something like this.
WSJ sure seems to love this kind of article.
Collecting data and applying computing power to that data to extract intelligence is the something that is key to newspaper’s survival.
I found this shocking - not they dropped time spent by 4.5% but that it is taking up that much time. 10-20% spent in GC - wow. Still some impressive engineering work.