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Yaacov Apelbaum

The API Train Wreck Part-2

In The API Train Wreck Part-1, I discussed API design factors such as KPI, performance measurements, monitoring, runtime stats, and usage counters.  In this posting,

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Yaacov Apelbaum

The API Train Wreck Part-1

Developing a commercial grade API wrapper around your application is not a trivial undertaking. In fact, in terms of effort, the development of an outbound

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General
Yaacov Apelbaum

In Crowds We Trust

By the end of the first day of deliberations, the majority of the jurors decided to go with “First Degree Murder”. I argued that I couldn’t find a willful and premeditated intent to justify First Degree murder verdict. I also pointed out that from all the facts presented to us, it was clear that the “victims” were armed, had a history of violence, were wearing their “colorz”, and from the video footage, it seemed that they were itching for a “Gunfight at the O.K. Corral” style shootout.

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Analytics
Yaacov Apelbaum

Driving the Message

From an evolutionary point of view, it seems that the quadrant 1 and 3 messaging mediums (see chart) represent a form of r/K selection classification. Each trades between quantity and quality. The focus in quadrant 1 is to increase the quality of the content with higher expense per message. The focus in quadrant 3 is to increase the quantity of the content with a corresponding reduction in quality and lower expense per message.

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