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Mate tea made safer

Credit: CC0 Public Domain South America’s answer to the Brits’ builder’s brew, their choice pick-me-up is said to have the kick of coffee, the health perks of tea and the delight of chocolate. But for all its benefits, Brazil’s best-loved beverage has been linked to mouth, throat, kidney and bladder cancers. It is a hard fact to swallow in a country where people in every park and square sit sipping it. Made from the dried, chopped, ground leaves of…

Fixing the Plumbing: How We Identify and Stop Slow Latency Leaks at LinkedIn

So, e.g., a regression of a “high” traffic page is classified as P0 if PLT this week is above 30% of the baseline (high water mark). This regression will be resolved only when the PLT is less than 5% above the baseline (low water mark). Note that the thresholds are revised periodically, so the thresholds shown here are examples to illustrate the overall concept. TicketsWe open internal tickets for each regression and assign them to page owners. Page ownership is…

🎃 An engineering spooky story 🎃 – Medium Engineering

Wait, we can’t recover??? You may have already heard the saying “You don’t have a backup until you tested that you can restore it.” As it turns out, that saying is true but not enough… Not so long ago Recently, I screwed up big time with a small pull request: At Medium, we use Jenkins quite a lot, and by quite a lot, I mean, way too much… Among those “creative” use cases, we use it to trigger our ETL pipelines…

Turbocharging Analytics at Uber with our Data Science Workbench

Millions of Uber trips take place each day across nearly 80 countries, generating information on traffic, preferred routes, estimated times of arrival/delivery, drop-off locations, and more that enables us to facilitate better experiences for users. To make our data exploration and analysis more streamlined and efficient, we built Uber’s data science workbench (DSW), an all-in-one toolbox for interactive analytics and machine learning that leverages aggregate data. DSW centralizes everything a data scientist needs to perform data exploration, data preparation, ad-hoc…

Better injection systems for diesel engines

Material science researchers are working on making combustion engines cleaner. Credit: Shutterstock One of the elements modern diesel engines require to become energy-efficient and clean are precisely controllable injection nozzles using piezo crystals. How exactly these crystals work has not been fully understood to date. In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a group of researchers from Leoben has now managed to make this technology more reliable and efficient. Their results are also of interest for medical…

5 Fantastic Things You Can Do at A Lightning Speed on a Mac!

Many people debate on whether they should take a Mac or opt for a PC when it comes to buying a new computer for their needs. Apple Mac users are happy with their choice, and they encourage PC users to switch to Mac for the obvious reasons that it is much better than a PC accordingly to their user experience. Experts say they are right to a great extent as there are many things that you can quickly do on…

Integrating Right Technology With Marketing to Reap The Best Results

Marketing had been a crucial factor to reach success for any entrepreneur from all the spheres of the market. From small to large every business, a person strives to achieve their desired goal of prospect in selling their products in the market, for that their most important tool in marketing. How the consumer will accept a product depends on its quality, get-up, and many other factors but the most important of it is that how uniquely you present your product…

How to add Masterpass support to your site through Square’s eCommerce API

As part of our continuous work to make it easier for our developers to support the growing range of online payment methods, we are happy to announce that now Square’s eCommerce API will support Masterpass for our US sellers. By doing this we guarantee that our sellers will be able to close their sales with every method buyers are interested in paying with. Masterpass is Mastercard’s digital wallet, which lets buyers checkout easily, quickly, and securely from your site using…

Scaling Transportation for India: Meet Uber Bangalore Engineering

The Uber India Engineering team is dedicated to creating more reliable transportation solutions for everyone, everywhere, available at the click of a button. Thanks to our engineering and product teams, we are well on our way to realizing this vision, and in the process, improving rider and driver experiences across India and emerging markets. Located in the city’s Sarjapur area, the nexus of Uber India’s engineering operations is our Bangalore office. Members of our Bangalore-based team are responsible for building…