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  1. What was it like to help develop Paper? →

    Facebook engineer Jason Barrett Prado answers the question What was it like to help develop Paper? Paper was designed on a principle: content should be respected. Facebook is supposed to be like a glass through which you can see its contents. This has been an aspirational goal for a long time, but in reality many…

  2. Node.js postmortem debugging for Linux →

    You can now debug your Linux-based Node.js application on SmartOS using a core dump. TJ Fontaine: Max Bruning and I decided we wanted to be able to load a core file from a Node.js Linux process and be able to run ::findjsobjects on it in mdb. If you run Node on Linux with –abort-on-uncaught-exception, you…

  3. “Mr. Market” →

    Warren Buffet, from his Letter to Shareholders, 1987 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Report: Ben Graham, my friend and teacher, long ago described the mental attitude toward market fluctuations that I believe to be most conducive to investment success. He said that you should imagine market quotations as coming from a remarkably accommodating fellow named Mr. Market…

  4. Panther Beach

    A week ago was Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which I spent visiting Panther Beach in Santa Cruz with friends. It’s not the most accessible beach. The parking “lot” is a patch of dirt off Highway 1 and getting down to the beach involves a steep hike. But it’s a great spot if you can…

  5. npm, Inc. first hires announced →

    Raquel Vélez (@rockbot) and CJ Silverio (@ceejbot) are the first hires of npm, Inc., joining @izs and @seldo. I’m excited for this team. Congratulations to all of you! If you’d like to join them, they’re hiring for a Senior Ops position.

  6. Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance. Love will last forever. 1 Corinthians 13.