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Category: Computer Engineering

World’s largest randomized controlled trial of acupuncture in emergency departments finds it is a safe and effective alternative to pain-relieving drugs — ScienceDaily

The world’s largest randomized controlled trial of the use of acupuncture in emergency departments has found the treatment is a safe and effective alternative to pain-relieving drugs for some patients. Led by RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, the study found acupuncture was as effective as pain medicine in providing long-term relief for patients who came to emergency in considerable pain. But the trial, conducted in the emergency departments of four Melbourne hospitals, showed pain management remains a critical issue, with…

Wit and Wisdom of an Engineer: A Paragraph to Ponder

Wit and Wisdom of an Engineer: A Paragraph to Ponder A Paragraph to Ponder From the Wall Street Journal by Lawrence Haas – a review of Edward Luce’s The Retreat of Western Liberalism – ” . . . every single of America’s 493 wealthiest counties, almost all of them urban, voted for Hillary Clinton.  The remaining 2,623 counties, most of them suburban or small-town, went for Donald Trump.” Source link…

Building a Sandbox Dashboard Pt. 2: Adding a Transactions List

At the end of the last post, we created a basic copy of your Square Dashboard that was able to retrieve your location information. In this post we’ll use Square’s transaction reporting APIs to list out completed transactions within the sandbox account. Let’s take a look at the work we’ve done so far: We have a page with a layout similar to Dashboard with only one tab: Locations. We also have a couple input fields to add in your access…

Metal Detection Systems for the Seafood Industry

The Canadian fish and seafood industry is one of the country’s largest food export sectors. Lobster, crab, salmon and shrimp are some of the country’s biggest exports, and a surge in aquaculture has resulted in record industry highs in recent years. Aquaculture’s popularity is not limited to Canada – this global phenomenon has led to an increase in seafood production in recent years as population growth, increased per capita consumption and rising income levels in countries such as China drive…

Managing “Exploding” Big Data | LinkedIn Engineering

The left side of the figure above shows the partitioned tables. A mapper is launched for each pair partition, which will load the hash table slice for member and item features. In the figure above, the logic is shown for a mapper that processes partition 4 of member features and partition 1 of the item features. Thereafter, for each record, we look up the member and item features from the hash tables and score them right away! The code is…

Constructing a Seamless Flow: Meet Uber Engineering’s Developer Experience Team

Behind the scenes, Uber’s Developer Experience (Dev Exp) team empowers our engineers to seamlessly conceptualize, create, and deploy technologies at scale. Located in our San Francisco, Seattle, and Vilnius offices, Dev Exp falls under the larger umbrella of Uber’s Infrastructure group and includes members of Uber’s Information Platform, Engineering Training & Development, and Service & Language Framework teams. This hardworking group of technical writers, educators, and developers supports our engineers through documentation, training courses, build systems, and development frameworks, among…

Tumblr Engineering — Jetpants Integration Testing

Tumblr is a big user of MySQL, and MySQL automation at Tumblr is centered around a tool we built called Jetpants. Jetpants does an incredible job making risky operations safe and reliable, even fairly complex tasks like replacing failed master servers, or splitting a shard. While Jetpants is an incredibly effective and valuable tool for Tumblr’s day-to-day operation, it has remained very difficult to implement a meaningful testing framework. Integration testing at this level is very challenging. In this article…