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Explore eBay’s New Optimized Spark SQL Engine for Interactive Analysis

See how eBay created an optimized SQL solution to enhance speed, stability and scalability in service of a new open-source-based analytics platform....


Achieving observability in async workflows

Written by Colby Callahan, Megha Manohara, and Mike Azar.Managing and operating asynchronous workflows can be difficult without the proper tools and architecture that puts observability, debugging, and tracing at the forefront.Imagine getting paged outside normal work hours — users are having trouble with the application you’re responsible for, and you start diving in...


How Pinterest Fights Spam Using Machine Learning

Vishwakarma Singh | Trust and Safety Machine Learning LeadHundreds of millions of people regularly visit Pinterest to visually discover inspiring ideas among billions of Pins. Inspiration is a high bar and we must be vigilant in ensuring that Pinners don’t see spam, harmful content or misinformation. To enforce our community policies and maintain an inspiring environm...


Introducing Orbit, An Open Source Package for Time Series Inference and Forecasting

Orbit is a general interface for Bayesian time series modeling. The goal of Orbit development team is to create a tool that is easy to use, flexible, interitible, and high performing (fast computation). Under the hood, Orbit uses the probabilistic ... The post Introducing Orbit, An Open Source Package for Time Series Inference and Forecasting appeared first on Uber En...


How We Made Your AI-Generated Lover With A GAN

And you can find your AI-Generated Lover too!BuzzFeed is all about exploring new ideas for content, no matter how outside the box. Last December, BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti posted an ambitious idea into the company’s Slack (paraphrased):It could be fun to create a quiz called ‘Who’s Your Future Partner?’ where the BuzzFeed user inputs what they want in a partner, and ...


Threading at the Speed of Light

The New York Times’s Android App Platforms team migrated from RxJava to Kotlin Coroutines and Flow. Here’s what we learned.Illustration by David HuangThis is part two of a two-part series on how The New York Times Android team implemented several major library migrations. To read the high-level overview of how they made it happen, see part one here.By Lauren YewWhen a...


4 Steps to Win Advocates and Implement a Technical Change

How the New York Times Android App Platforms team built consensus around a shift in technical best practices and updated several major libraries.Illustration by David HuangThis is part one of a two-part series on how The New York Times Android team implemented several major library migrations. To read the technical details of the change, see part two here.By Lauren Ye...


AsyncAPI 2.0: Enabling the Event-Driven World

Learn about how eBay is standardizing on and publishing AsyncAPI Specification 2.0-based contracts for event notifications....


Announcing worldwide JS @ PayPal conference on May 19–21 2021

JS @ PayPal — our internal JavaScript developer conference is happening on May 19, 20, and 21. We are excited to open our virtual doors to the public! The PayPal team is bringing together our developer community to share all things JavaScript. You’re invited to join us for a three day FREE virtual event of JavaScript talks.Our aim is to connect with our developer comm...


Gymshark’s journey to MACH: The practical case for search and navigation

Founded in 2012, Gymshark is the fastest-growing fitness fashion brand in the UK, selling apparel and accessories internationally through 15 online stores. Gymshark crossed the $500 million revenue mark in 2020 and saw 64 million online shoppers, who visited more than 1 billion pages. Ben Pusey, Gymshark product manager responsible for the entire commerce stack, share...