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Agency — The Message — Medium

RT @sfslim: Read “Agency”, a brilliant short story from @quinnnorton about technology working a little too well (7 min read)

Consciously Decoupling: Microservices, Swarm and the Unix Philosophy

At RedMonk, we have been arguing for many years that the developer has evolved from virtual serf to de facto kingmaker. Accepting that, at least for the sake of argument, it is worth asking whether one of the unintended consequences of this transition may be a return to Unix-style philosophies.

These Are The Surprising Jobs You’ll Be Doing By The 2030s

As our technological and sociological realities change, so too do our jobs. But just what, exactly, will we be doing 15 years from now? Here are some completely unexpected jobs you’ve almost certainly never heard of—but likely will soon.

The Infinite Space Between Words

That infinite space „between” what we humans feel as time is where computers spend all their time. It’s an entirely different timescale. To computers, we humans work on a completely different time scale, practically geologic time. Which is completely mind-bending. The faster computers get, the bigger this time disparity grows.

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