What are some of the best history books you've read? Looking for suggestions with strong narrative, good language, not reference/academic books. Something that will inspire a love of the subject.
— Navin Kabra (@ngkabra) May 20, 2019
A few days back, scientists changed the official definition of the kilogram, and it’s quite an amazing story. Here is a video that gets into the physics of how it’s now defined https://t.co/bMA4Pddogb Since that video is rather sciency, here is my attempt at an #ELI5
— Krish Ashok (@krishashok) May 24, 2019
If you're wondering what "P-four-nines" means, it's the latency at the 99.99th percentile, meaning only one in 10,000 requests has a worse latency. Why do we measure latency in percentiles?
A thread about how how it came to be at Amazon…https://t.co/OCGSc5c6KZ
— Andrew Certain (@tacertain) May 25, 2019
I want to speak about the lack of trust in our society and how it's depressing. I was going to pick up my wife who was 12 kms away. There was a huge thunderstorm in Bangalore and the rains were heavy and relentless, with a generous amount of lightning and thunders. (1/n)
— Anupam Manur (@anupammanur) May 26, 2019
1/The other day I wrote a post about how imports do (and don't) affect GDP.
So I thought I might write a thread laying it out.https://t.co/3WVpD40av3
— Noah Smith 🐇 (@Noahpinion) May 27, 2019