The Emerging Architecture Of Internet Applications
A VC : Venture Capital and Technology
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
What is most important about this emerging stack is, in Joel’s words, This imposes a very interesting set of challenges for developers, entrepreneurs, and investors as so much of the value in the current Internet stack will be commoditized by this architecture.
Getting The Website Information Architecture Right: How to Structure Your Site for Optimal User Experiences
MARCH 19, 2013
Information architecture is no joke, yet overwhelming majority of businesses have structured their site using the IMO method – “in my opinion” While common sense is a useful tool and a lot of sites are very simple (e.g. What is information architecture?
Want to Know What the Office of the Future Will Be Like? This Architecture Trend Has the Answer
APRIL 21, 2017
Walls can't talk, yet, but they are listening. As we speak, smart architects are understanding are changing habits and creating habitats that expand what we can do and how we do it. Design
Science: Bland Architecture Is Bad for Your Health
MAY 10, 2016
Research shows that having a Starbucks on every corner makes us miserable
In Search of Digital Excellence
DECEMBER 15, 2013
When Karl-Heinz Streibich, CEO of Software AG invited me to help with his book The Digital Enterprise: The Moves and Motives of the Digital Leaders, he invoked Tom Peters and his best seller In Search of Excellence. Karl-Heinz said we.
OCTOBER 22, 2013
Timely article in InformationWeek as cloud provider Nirvanix goes out of business about the scrutiny IaaS architectures will increasingly get “The size of the pipes providers use to move data into and out of their cloud is an architectural decision, Cloud Computing, SaaS
Space Matters: Unveiling The Kennel
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
K9 News The Kennel Architecture CHA:COL Creative space Design Industrial Lerch Construction SpaceIn April 2014, in the post Making Moves , I wrote about K9’s impending move to a new space and outlined my reasons for leaving downtown Palo Alto.
Slack, Chatbots, and Voice: At the Intersection of Humans and APIs
MARCH 8, 2016
Too long have we ignored the fundamentals of software architecture and design. Product Strategy api chatbots microservices product architecture slack SOAOver the last year, we have seen growth in messaging platforms for business.
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Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook
OCTOBER 31, 2014
He’s highly qualified, with a BS in Architecture, and three Masters degrees in Visual Communication, Interior Archite cture, and Guidance/Counseling. This is a departure for this blog.
Avoiding Monolithic Regret
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
Many think that a microservice-based architecture is the right answer for their organization, whether they are a startup or a large-scale enterprise. Others are opting for a wait-and-see approach to microservices by first adopting a monolithic architecture.
Improving Your API Conversations with Hypermedia, ETags, and Real-Time APIs
JANUARY 5, 2016
API api api architecture api design hypermedia real-time apisThere is considerable source material on great API design.
Angels In The Architecture
OCTOBER 10, 2010
One of the events on our Do More Faste r book tour will be something we are calling Angels in the Architecture. The Eventbrite signups are below: Palo Alto: Tuesday 10/12/10 – 5pm – 6pm: Angels in the Architecture. Los Angeles: Thursday 10/14/10 – 4pm – 5pm: Angels in the Architecture. Seattle: Friday 10/15/10 – 4pm – 5pm: Angels in the Architecture.
When the architecture department is housed in the ugliest building on campus, something’s gone wrong.
JUNE 12, 2008
When I heard that Berkeley’s architecture department was housed in agreeably the ugliest building on campus, I just about cried from laughter. If anything, this makes Berkeley look like an institution that endorses stupid irony. Another example: All new students at Berkeley are forced to go through an orientation website which doesn’t even function, yet Berkeley supposedly offers a top notch CS education. Is that not weird?
MIT Built a Futuristic Office Pod That Self-Assembles
OCTOBER 7, 2016
MIT Re-thinks the Office Pod: Gives us a Glimpse into Architecture's Self-assembling Future
Pictures from the Ludwigsburg Residential Palace
How to Change the World
APRIL 19, 2015
It is one of the finest examples of baroque architecture in Germany. These are pictures from my trip to the Ludwigsburg Residential Palace in Germany. The post Pictures from the Ludwigsburg Residential Palace appeared first on Guy Kawasaki. Life Travel
Creativity In Architecture
AUGUST 9, 2010
Tags: Awesomeness design inspiration architecture creativity designer hong kong
Lessons Learned: Sharding for startups
Startup Lessons Learned
JANUARY 4, 2009
Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Sunday, January 4, 2009 Sharding for startups The most important aspect of a scalable web architecture is data partitioning. So far, this is just a summary of what all of us who have attempted to build web-scale architectures considers obvious. The solution is to build an architecture that works for the startup condition. To me, the optimal architecture is one that serves four goals simultaneously.
How This Revolutionary Solar-Powered Home Hacks the Sun
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
Portugal-based architectural project Houses in Motion has come up with a genius new design to make solar power much more cost-effective
Architecture instructor reflects on 41 years
Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News
JUNE 18, 2016
Former Head of Microsoft Israel Dreams of Billion Dollar Israeli Startups
OCTOBER 18, 2011
His name is often associated with other successful Israelis such as: Shai Agassi , Better Place founder and CEO and former next-in-line to become CEO of SAP, Safra Catz , CFO and co-president of Oracle, and David Perlmutter , an EVP of Intel and GM of Intel Architecture Group. By Ben Bakhshi.
Meet the 10 Fastest-Growing Companies in Seattle
OCTOBER 11, 2016
This Pacific Northwest stronghold wins big with "green" businesses, from marijuana to energy-efficient architecture
How One Architect Hatched the First Startup From Google's Top Secret Lab
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
The unravelling of Michelle Kaufmann's architecture career led her to Google--and to reimagine design
How Sam Mizrahi Is Bringing Old World Elegance To A Modern City
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
Mizrahi describes his passion for real estate and creating buildings of lasting impact in this way: “I fell in love with design and architecture and function and form when I was 16 years old … Real estate gives you the opportunity to create all of those things — to create art, really.
Christine: Three Common Architectures for Blog Community
JULY 28, 2006
» Three Common Architectures for Blog Community Todays BlogHer workshop on blog community architectures, led by Nancy White of Full Circle Associates, elicited a set of common community templates: One blog, one blogger. Christine (.net)
Christine: Web 2.0 Inspires Architecture 2.0, and World a Better Place
APRIL 17, 2007
Inspires Architecture 2.0, and World a Better Place Architecture for Humanity creates sustainable, low-cost housing forboth impoverished and disaster-hit communities. James Baty of AFH is here at Web 2.0Expo to evangelize Architecture 2.0, Inspires Architecture 2.0,
Obligatory pic of the skyline… #HongKong #skyline.
JULY 1, 2015
Obligatory pic of the skyline… #HongKong #skyline #architecture #harbour. hongkong skyline architecture harbour
Find a place to hack using NYC architecture
NOVEMBER 15, 2010
Since starting Hirelite: Speed Dating for Software Jobs , I've been taking a lot of meetings around New York City. After each meeting, I like to find a place nearby to sit, plug in my laptop, and hack for a few hours.
#DefragCon 2013: Programming with Personal Clouds: A Post-Web Architecture — Phil Windley, Kynetx
NOVEMBER 5, 2013
Programming with Personal Clouds: A Post-Web Architecture – Phil Windley, Kynetx. The post #DefragCon 2013: Programming with Personal Clouds: A Post-Web Architecture — Phil Windley, Kynetx appeared first on LaunchAny. Personal cloud made up of a constellation of persistent computational objects – picos. Picos have identity, storage, open-event network, processing, event channels, and APIs.
GlueCon 2013 Notes: An Architectural Look at Designing e-commerce APIs – Saranyan Vigraham, BigCommerce
MAY 22, 2013
An Architectural Look at Designing e-commerce APIs – Saranyan Vigraham, BigCommerce (@saranyan). API-first architecture approach gaining traction. The post GlueCon 2013 Notes: An Architectural Look at Designing e-commerce APIs – Saranyan Vigraham, BigCommerce appeared first on LaunchAny. Bad Design. Rigid – too hard to change, too many parts get affected by a change. Fragile – unexpected breaks.
One million HTTP RPS without load balancing is easy
MARCH 4, 2014
Especially poignant is the reduced architectural complexity that an application can reap if its performance requirement can be satisfied by a single server. You probably still want at least two servers for resilience, but even after accounting for resilience, your architectural complexity will likely remain simpler than with hundreds of instances. But the simplified system architecture and cost advantage of high-performance options deserve some time in the sun.
GlueCon 2013 Notes: Single Page Architectures: The API and Appification for the Web Steven Willmott, 3Scale
MAY 22, 2013
Single Page Architectures: The API and Appification for the Web Steven Willmott, 3Scale (@njyx and @3scale). SPAs help drive architectures to APIs for consumption by a variety of sources (intended and unintended). The post GlueCon 2013 Notes: Single Page Architectures: The API and Appification for the Web Steven Willmott, 3Scale appeared first on LaunchAny. Plenty of toolkits available to build SPAs.
Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
Conversely, a low-performance application might have an architectural bottleneck through which many request types flow (e.g., Performs modestly complex calculations without requiring complex architecture. “It was running fine.”
Intel Disrupted: Why large companies find it difficult to innovate, and what they can do about it
JUNE 23, 2016
ARM, a competitor, not only had a better, much lower power processor, but a better business model – they licensed their architecture to other companies that designed their own products. Today that’s built on the premise that an x86 architecture is the one best suited for big data.
Tech Giant Apple Honored for Helping Preserve Historic NYC Structures
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
The company received the award for 'marrying modern technology with distinguished architecture
4 Brain Hacks Driving Uber's Growth
APRIL 10, 2017
How should your business use the power of choice architecture? Behavioral economics changes the way people behave. Uber is using it to drive growth -- but is it nudging for good or evil?
Use Your Competitors’ Products All The Time
JULY 25, 2014
We had clarity on the product side (we have several fundamental architectural differences that enable a powerfully different approach at scale) but thrashed for a while on the pricing perspective. I was sitting with the founders of a company we’ve funded the other day talking about their competition. I love this product and I use it every day. It doesn’t yet have widespread adoption, but it as extremely actively used by the early adopters.
Why This Design Expert Is Slamming Mark Cuban's Court Redesign Plans
MARCH 2, 2016
A Dallas architecture critic is calling out Cuban for a 'pathetic' attempt at bringing innovative design to the Mavericks' basketball court
The Upcoming Weekend With My Dad In Chicago
MAY 6, 2016
Every year, my dad and I go on a father son trip somewhere for the weekend. We go wherever he wants to go. This year we are going to Chicago – I’m heading out in about an hour.
Framework Benchmarks Round 9
MAY 1, 2014
Of course, other variables are at play, such as significantly more HT processor cores--40 versus 8 for our i7 tests--and a different system architecture, NUMA. The latest round of our ongoing Framework Benchmarks project is now available!
The spaceship has landed…
APRIL 6, 2013
Peak Tower Hong Kong architecture The Peak spaceship design The spaceship has landed….