Monthly Archives: May 2012

Web Application Pagination

Pagination is usually an after-thought on web sites and applications, but is hard to get right. Pagination UI Pagination 101 Pagination CompSci Yahoo!: Efficient Pagination Using MySQL Pagination SEO What is Pagination and How Does it Affect SEO? Five-Step Strategy … Continue reading

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What’s New in Honolulu

I spent a week in Honolulu seeing what’s new since I was last there two years ago. What’s New in Waikiki – Continental Surf Hotel is being renovated (lobby is a construction zone) from 2011 to 2012 – now 2 … Continue reading

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IMUG: Translation Performance Metrics

Tonite at IMUG, Rebecca Ray from Common Sense Advisory talked about “Translation Performance Metrics.” Translation cost is minuscule compared to the revenue it enables: less than 1% for most companies. Centralized groups have fastest turnaround-time at 24 days, vs. average … Continue reading

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Bay Area Hadoop User Group Monthly Meetup – Datameer and Oozie

I went to the Bay Area Hadoop User Group (HUG) Monthly Meetup at Yahoo! tonite. It was nice to see URL’s Restaurant again. 🙂 There was a demo of Datameer. After that, two Yahoo! engineers gave a lecture on the … Continue reading

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Spirit Airlines Fees

Spirit Airlines is an ultra-low-cost USA air carrier that has a fleet of Airbus A320 planes, with similar aspirations to Ryanair in Europe. Spirit is the most profitable US airline per airplane, and typically has 85-90% seat occupancy. Ryanair and … Continue reading

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