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Category: Electronics Engineering

User Input on TV Devices – Netflix TechBlog – Medium

by Andrew Eichacker The Netflix TV team works with device manufacturers to explore new input methods (like your phone!) and improve the screens we watch our favorite shows on. Beyond that, we’re testing the boundaries for content discovery and playback while bringing Netflix to more users around the world. We’ve come a long way from the television dial. From simple remotes to dedicated tablets to waving hands to saying “Hi TV!”, there are a variety of ways that users interact…

Five Reasons to Use a Content Delivery Network for your Website

Whether you have a blog or a business website, you may have considered hosting your site on a CDN or content delivery network. The basic idea behind CDNs is that instead of hosting a site on a single server, the files can be distributed and loaded across multiple systems instead. CDNs can be used to host your videos, audio files, CSS files, JavaScript, and images, for example. Let’s quickly understand what is a Content Delivery network (CDN) and what are…

India’s Energy Future and Climate Change

In an article that appeared in May’s Scientific American, Council on Foreign Relations Fellow Varun Sivaram shows that India’s path of energy development could have a large impact on future greenhouse-gas emissions.  Unlike China, which currently pumps out about twice as much carbon into the air as the U. S., India’s infrastructure is largely yet to be built.  And in that fact lies both a challenge and an opportunity. It will help to get things in proportion if we compare…

Creating a 21st century chemical research laboratory: Hazard assessments and fundamentals webinar

Safety in the laboratory requires a full team effort to be successful. When everyone in the laboratory understands how to identify hazards, assess risk, and select the appropriate control measures to eliminate a hazard or minimize risk, accidents, injuries and near misses can be reduced. Join Ralph Stuart, an Environmental Safety Manager at Keene State College, and Kendra Leahy Denlinger of the University of Cincinnati as they discuss the new ACS resources that can support a safer and greener chemistry,…

Improving GIF performance on Pinterest – Pinterest Engineering – Medium

Tianyu Lang & Nick DeChant| Pinterest engineers, Video & Image Platform Pinterest is one of the most image-heavy services online, and so it’s crucial that we constantly work to improve the speed and quality of those images, whether static, GIF or video. As part of the video and image platform team’s work, we uncovered that converting GIFs to videos decreased load time, increased playback smoothness and reduced app crashes. Identifying improvements for GIFs A small team built support for GIFs in…

Meet The Brand New DNS Analytics Dashboard

Have you noticed something new in your Cloudflare analytics dashboard this morning? You can now see detailed DNS analytics for your domains on Cloudflare. If you want to skip to the punch and start exploring, go check it out here. Otherwise, hop on the DNS magic school bus – and let us show you all the neat stats in your now-available DNS analytics. DNS analytics dashboard: What does it know? Does it know things? Let’s find out. At the top…

Batch Requests with Ruby on Rails and Ember.js

by Srinivas Raghunathan, Shishir Kakaraddi, and James Menera We are pleased to announce the open source release of three Batch Request related libraries. Libraries: Ember Batch Request (Ember JS Add on) Batch Request API (Rails Middleware) Batch Request Client (Ruby Client) Introduction Batching allows you to pass several operations in a single HTTP request. How do we make a Batch request from Ember UI and process it on a Rails backend? Ember Batch Request and Batch Request API to the…

Introducing the new Cloudflare Community Forum

Cloudflare’s community of users is vast. With more than 6 million domains registered, our users come in all shapes and sizes and are located all over the world. They can also frequently be found hanging out all around the web, from social media platforms, to Q&A sites, to any number of personal interest forums. Cloudflare users have questions to ask and an awful lot of expertise to share. It’s with that in mind that we wanted to give Cloudflare users…

Pinterest engineering talks @ Functional Swift Conference

At Pinterest we use Swift extensively to build internal tools like Plank, an immutable model generator we open sourced, and scripts to support the development of our iOS platform. Recently, Rahul Malik and Brandon Kase, engineers on our iOS Core Experience team, spoke at the Functional Swift Conference in Brooklyn, NY. Here’s a recap of their talks with video covering everything from GraphQL to Category Theory. Writing domain-specific languages In his talk, Rahul demonstrated techniques used at Pinterest to create…

Modeling Spelling Correction for Search at Etsy

Introduction When a user searches for an item on Etsy, they don’t always type what they mean. Sometimes they type the query jewlery when they’re looking for jewelry; sometimes they just accidentally hit an extra key and type dresss instead of dress. To make their online shopping experience successful, we need to identify and fix these mistakes, and display search results for the canonical spelling of the actual intended query. With this motivation in mind, and through the efforts of…