RethinkDB looks promising

RethinkDB is out – an open-source distributed database

RethinkDB is built to store JSON documents, and scale to multiple machines with very little effort. It has a pleasant query language that supports really useful queries like table joins and group by, and is easy to setup and learn.

An open-source distributed database with an intuitive query language, parallelized queries, and much more! It’s called RethinkDB and you can fork it on GitHub. What’s not to like?

Without dissent there is no creativity

Sticker advocating dissent: "dissent deve...

The founders that make a dent in the universe are dissidents. They are not afraid to tell their bosses they are idiots or tell their schools they been teaching the wrong thing or to tell an entire industry to think different. And more importantly they are not afraid to tell their country it’s mistaken. — in Entrepreneurs as Dissidents

 

Use computers to do things

Use computers to do things

As you grow, your team’s development environment becomes really important. How long does it take to clone, set up, and boot your apps? Can your employees still be productive on an aging codebase? How can you automate CI, hooks, and other setup for new projects? Is any of this fun anymore?

Use computers to do things

As you grow, your team’s development environment becomes really important. How long does it take to clone, set up, and boot your apps? Can your employees still be productive on an aging codebase? How can you automate CI, hooks, and other setup for new projects? Is any of this fun anymore?

AsciiDoc

AsciiDoc

AsciiDoc is a text document format for writing notes, documentation, articles, books, ebooks, slideshows, web pages, man pages and blogs. AsciiDoc files can be translated to many formats including HTML, PDF, EPUB, man page.

via AsciiDoc Home Page.

AsciiDoc is a text document format for writing notes, documentation, articles, books, ebooks, slideshows, web pages, man pages and blogs. AsciiDoc files can be translated to many formats including HTML, PDF, EPUB, man page. — via AsciiDoc Home Page.

Very interesting because it lets you export documents to DocBook and from there you can easily generate HTML and PDF.

Some books written using AsciiDoc:

Advertising’s bumpy transition

Advertising’s bumpy transition

Until advertisers start to value the focused, memorable, impactful opportunity they have in buying the right ads in the right place for the right audience, web users are going to be stuck seeing irrelevant ads on sites that don’t respect their time and attention as much as they should.

Advertising’s bumpy transition

Until advertisers start to value the focused, memorable, impactful opportunity they have in buying the right ads in the right place for the right audience, web users are going to be stuck seeing irrelevant ads on sites that don’t respect their time and attention as much as they should.

Black Swan Farming

Black Swan Farming

The total value of the companies we’ve funded is around 10 billion, give or take a few. But just two companies, Dropbox and Airbnb, account for about three quarters of it.

Black Swan Farming

The total value of the companies we’ve funded is around 10 billion, give or take a few. But just two companies, Dropbox and Airbnb, account for about three quarters of it.