Four short links: 23 May 2018

Remote Work, AWS Production Checklist, Proof of Work, and Face Recognition

By Nat Torkington
May 23, 2018
  1. Remote Workers Make Enterprises More Competitivejob ads that include the term “remote work” get six times more applicants.
  2. AWS Production Readiness Checklisteverything you need to do before you go live. (via blog)
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  4. Bitcoin Mining and Proof of WorkNon-technical people often assume that bitcoin will get more efficient as it goes on—like other technologies do. This isn’t the case at all. With every other technology, the economic motivation is to reduce energy costs. But with bitcoin, you make your bitcoins by spending absolutely as much energy as you can throw at the problem.
  5. Machine Learning to Spot Celebrities — it’s so emblematic. China uses face recognition to spot criminals and track association; the West uses face recognition to automatically track and record celebrities for a television broadcast.
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