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  • Eran Hammer’s Response to Netflix’s “Node.js in Flames”

    Eran Hammer on Node.js web framework design tradeoffs and why there is no “best” framework: If you haven’t read Netflix’s Node.js in Flames blog post you should. It is a great deep dive into debugging a node performance problem. The post includes useful tips that can help you solve similar problems. That said… My feedback […]

  • “Sorry, your coffee isn’t an artisanal ritual.”

    Marco Arment writes about coffee lovers who look down upon Keurig K-Cups: We’re the ones who keep creating, replacing, Kickstarting, and spending top dollar on ever-more-specialized equipment, even when it differs from established products only in arbitrary or purely decorative ways that have no discernable effect on the actual coffee (except maybe prolonging the process […]

  • The Invention of the AeroPress

    Zachary Crockett at Priceonomics brings us the story of Alen Alder’s company Aerobie and how a toy manufacturer started making coffee makers. The AeroPress was conceived at Alan Adler’s dinner table. The company was having a team meal, when the wife of Aerobie’s sales manager posed a question: “What do you guys do when you […]

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