Day: April 16, 2020

SRAM dialed my bike rides up to 12 with its radical wireless electronic gears

A certain professional cyclist who allegedly won the Tour de France seven times famously said: “It’s not about the bike.” British author and round the world cyclist, Rob Penn, later wrote a book detailing a build of his dream bike entitled: “It’s all about the bike.” And well, they’re both kind of right.

Let me explain, by means of a convoluted review.

[Read: Canyon’s latest race bike is hella expensive — but you get what you pay for]

Recently, I’ve been test riding an undeniably nice, super-high end race bike from German manufacturer Canyon. You can

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Open source made the cloud in its image

“The cloud was built for running open source,” Matt Wilson once told me, “which is why open source [has] worked so well in the cloud.”

While true, there’s something more fundamental that open source offers the cloud. As one observer put it, “The whole intellectual foundation of open interfaces and combinatorial single-purpose tools is pretty well ingrained in cloud.” That approach is distinctly open source, which in turn owes much to the Unix mentality that early projects like Linux embraced.

Hence, the next time you pull together different components to build an application on Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud,

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Open source made the cloud in its image

“The cloud was built for running open source,” Matt Wilson once told me, “which is why open source [has] worked so well in the cloud.”

While true, there’s something more fundamental that open source offers the cloud. As one observer put it, “The whole intellectual foundation of open interfaces and combinatorial single-purpose tools is pretty well ingrained in cloud.” That approach is distinctly open source, which in turn owes much to the Unix mentality that early projects like Linux embraced.

Hence, the next time you pull together different components to build an application on Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud,

Read More