Monthly Archives: October 2012

I’m Feeling Lucky: The Confessions of Google Employee Number 59 by Douglas Edwards

Hooray!  I can now sync the highlights that I make in books from my Kindle Fire. I just finished “I’m Feeling Lucky: The Confessions of Google Employee Number 59″ by Douglas Edwards.  Prior to reading this book I didn’t really … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Making the Most of a Tech Conference

At Bazaarvoice it’s policy that we send our developers to at least one major tech conference of their choice each year.  Since we’re based in Austin TX, that usually means flying across the country.  The costs (flights, hotel, transport, food) … Continue reading

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Praise and Other Words for the Dublin Web Summit, Developer Track

The Developer Track was a series of 20 min technical talks on the second day of the conference. As Marshall McLuhan said “The Medium is the Message”.  The message here is “We’re not going deep”.  OK – at least if … Continue reading

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At Heathrow, waiting to depart for Dublin Web Summit. http://www.websummit.net (Taken with Instagram at Terminal 1)

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Velocity EU 2012: Hands-on Web Performance Deep Dive

  Steve Souders, Head Performance Engineering, Google  Patrick Meenan, Google / WebPageTest Steve and Patrick picked apart the performance of several UK Soccer Club websites with WebPageTest and Google Dev Tools.  Some things they covered; WebPageTest is open source, you can … Continue reading

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