Thursday, May 12, 2016

Apple Car? @ MotorTrend

Apple Car Exclusive: Experts on What Could Be a Game-Changer

"(Apple's) iPhone-fueled piggybank is now a brain-boggling, $216,000,000,000... It’s enough to purchase all the stock of GM, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler. Combined. "

"Apple’s code-named Project Titan...
In September, the car was allegedly raised to “committed project” status with a 2019 release date."

Apple Car front three quarter render

book, ideas: Drive

Drive Book Cover
Drive by Daniel H. Pink | Brian Johnson

  • "Tom Sawyer effect" 
    • "intrinsic" motivation vs payment: when you pay people it implies that it is not worth doing on its own.
      So "contingent" rewards (get reward if you do something) are not good. 
  • Motivation 
    • 1.0: Survival 
    • 2.0: Carrot+Stick (contingent rewards and punishments)
    • 3.0: Drive: intrinsic motivation
      • Authonomy: you have control on what we do
        • Time
        • Task
        • Team
        • Technology
      • Mastery
        • (growth) Mindset: not fixed, you can get better if you put the work
        • Pain: deliberate practice, stretch outside of the comfort zone 
        • Asymptote: a path, not a destination, never perfect, always improving
      • Purpose: be engaged in something bigger than yourself
        • don't try to do too much; great leader summarized in one sentence
        • did I get better today?

Drive by Dan Pink - YouTube

Microservices @ Azure Cloud

Microservices: An application revolution powered by the cloud | Blog | Microsoft Azure
by Mark Russinovich CTO, Microsoft AzureBreaking the monolith in microservices

Cluster of servers with deployed microservices

An Introduction to Microservices with Mark Russinovich | Seth Juarez | Channel 9

Microservices Part 2: Introduction to Service Fabric with Mark Russinovich | Seth Juarez | Channel 9