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Apache Kafka: Case of Large Messages, Many Partitions, Few Consumers

I and my colleagues (Dinesh Kumar Ashokkumar and Rushiraj Chavan) have recently debugged an issue related to Apache Kafka v0.8.2 (also exists in prior versions). The issue is not peculiar and yet it is very interesting to find that we are ones to use Kafka with that configuration and have hit it. 1,575 more words

Technical

Trailer Time: "The Leviathan"

While not your typical trailer, a proof-of-concept trailer essentially shows the audience what the filmmaker hopes to accomplish if the film itself is actually greenlit.  “The Leviathan” trailer is one such trailer from director Ruairi Robinson, whose short “Fifty Percent Grey” was nominated for an Oscar,  and screenwriter Jim Uhls, best known for the films “Fight Club” and “Jumper”.  132 more words

Movies

Meet Sens’it, a gadget that lets you play with Sigfox’s IoT network

Consumer gadget enthusiasts might have fawned over the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and the Huawei Watch at Mobile World Congress, but if you are an internet of things geek, the most interesting device at MWC was probably at the other end of the Fira Gran Via at Sigfox’s booth. 729 more words

"I bring order to a wayward galaxy..." @TarkinSWAG77 - Podcast

https://swag77.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/star-wars-actors-guild-podcast-swr-call-to-action.mp3

The Star Wars Actors Guild 77 has an in depth discussion about Star Wars Rebels the show, the characters and their interactions in the Star Wars saga. 14 more words

Star Wars

Proof of Concept: TedVR

As part of my explorations on VR trends, I put together a proof of concept for viewing Ted Talks in VR and how current web experiences will transfer into the new medium that virtual reality brings. 572 more words

Virtual Reality

Mind-Blowing Proof of Concept 'Azureus Rising'

This short has become a worldwide viral hit earning more than 4 million combined views to date and has gathered 8 major festival awards including Best Short Film, Best Visuals and Best Director. 72 more words

Film

First Preview: Drift Stage [Early Alpha Demo] (PC, MAC)

Modern racing games are all about the simulation of racing. They focus on the technical aspects of car setup, driving dynamics and what it is like to be involved in a professional race series. 581 more words

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