[WARNING] Index corruption and crashes in Apache... →
Oracle released Java 7 today. Unfortunately it contains hotspot compiler optimizations, which miscompile some loops. This can affect code of several Apache projects. Sometimes JVMs only crash, but in several cases, results calculated can be incorrect, leading to bugs in applications (see Hotspot bugs 7070134 , 7044738 , 7068051 ). Apache Lucene Core and Apache Solr are two...
Email response rates have plummeted for everyone across the industry. What used...– via TC by way of eCPM Blog. The article on the whole is fairly interesting. From the very start of my time in the digital advertising space, it’s been clear that “closing the redemption loop” is a huge barrier to overcome. The company or companies that continue to find ways to figure it out like...
NYU Student: Which do you think is more of a threat to journalism: the internet or Rupert Murdoch?
Jon Stewart: Well, I have been told - and I may be wrong - that one day Rupert Murdoch will die.
The Big Dog knows how it's done
blissandzen: Former President Bill Clinton would invoke the 14th Amendment - “without hesitation, and force the courts to stop me,” he says - to raise the debt ceiling if he were in President Barack Obama’s shoes, with the deadline to raise the limit just two weeks away. “I think the Constitution is clear and I think this idea that the Congress gets to vote twice on whether to pay for...
With around 60% of users identifying themselves as web developers or software...– http://on.mash.to/qFSWVD (via foxynay)
Haitians In NYC Angry Over Taxation Of Wire... →
so-treu: New York Haitians are sounding off over the airwaves of Radio Soleil. Haitian President Michel Martelly is taxing all money transfers and phone calls from the United States to Haiti - a country still recovering after last year’s devastating earthquake. Station manager and Haitian native Ricot Dupry says dozens of ex-patriots are constantly calling in their concerns. As of June, they...
Discrimination and deportation Sonia Pierre, a Dominican human rights activist,...– Stranded: The stateless Haitians - Witness - Al Jazeera English (via dixiecupua)
Named Entity Recognition with DBPedia « Jakoblog —... →
Georgia puts probationers to work in fields after... →
Republican Gov. Nathan Deal started the experiment after farmers publicly complained they couldn’t find enough workers to harvest labor-intensive crops such as cucumbers and berries because Latino workers — including many illegal immigrants — refused to show up, even when offered one-time or weekly bonuses. One crew who previously worked for Mendez told him they wouldn’t come to Georgia for...
Celery centralized logging | Mauro Rocco →
From the version 2.2.7 of Celery is possible to extend all the logs object by using two new signals after_setup_logger and after_setup_task_logger.
Lucid Imagination » Accessing words around a... →
From time to time, users on the Lucene mailing list ask a variant of the following question: Given a term match in a document, what’s the best way to get a window of words around that match? Getting a window of words around a match can be useful for a lot of things, including, to name a few: Co-occurrence analysis Sentiment analysis Question Answering
Philosophy For Programmers: Lucene Performance →
The real optimizations of Lucene come from the fact that you never search for all documents which match the query, but rather the top k. Call T the number of unique terms in your index. Say you have s sub-queries. Finding the s posting streams (one per query) takes s log T