To go and touch Linda's Lisp

The title is not a typo nor dyslexia. I will really talk about Lisp. In a previous post I explained my will to implement the dining of the philosophers with Linda in GO. The ultimate goal is to use a distributed and abstract language to go straight from the design to the runtime of an application. The problem I’ve faced I want to use a GO implementation for the Linda language because a go binary is a container by itself.

Linda, 31yo, with 5 starving philosophers...

The hand is the tool of tools - Aristotle. It ain’t no secret to anyone actually knowing me: I am a fan of automation. Automation and configuration management have come a long way since Mark Burgess wrote the first version of cfengine. But even if the landscape has changed, operators are still scripting (only the DSL has changed), and the area targeted by those scripts remains technical.

A foot in NoSQL and a toe in big data

The more I work with AWS, the more I understand their models. This goes far beyond the technical principles of micro service. As an example I recently had an opportunity to dig a bit into the billing process. I had an explanation given by a colleague whose understanding was more advanced than mine. In his explanation, he mentioned this blog post: New price list API. Understanding the model By reading this post and this explanation, I understand that the offers are categorized in families (eg AmazonS3) and that an offer is composed of a set of products.

Image reKognition with a webcam, go and AWS.

It’s been a while since I last posted something. I will fill the gap with a quick post about rekognition. rekognition is a service from AWS that is described as: Deep learning-based image recognition Search, verify, and organize millions of images In this light post, I will present a simple method to grab a picture from my webcam, send it to rekognition and display the result. The part of the result I will focus on is the emotion.

SPA with Gopherjs

Introduction Single page application (SPA) are a standard when dealing with mobile apps. Unfortunately, by now, JavaScript is the only programming language supported by a browser. Therefore, to code web UI it remains a must. Life of an ex sysadmin who wants to code a web app: getting depressed To make the development easier, your friend, who is “web developer” will recommend you to use a marvelous framework. Depending on the orientation of the wind, the moon or its reading, he will encourage you to use reactjs, angular, ember or whatever exotic tool.