The Algorithm + the Crowd is not enough. I have a response post gestating.
Defecting by Accident, A Flaw Common to Analytical People. This is “How to Win Friends and Influence People” digested into a blog post for nerds.
Potentially Consistent, or why your MySQL master-slave setup is not “Eventually Consistent”.
Engineering Shortage Is Real. Former Digg Engineer Gets 7 Offers, Takes One for $150K. Good news for software engineers.