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舊金山要求新的建築物都必須有太陽能設備

舊金山通過在 2017 年之後的建築物必須有 15% 的屋頂面積必須是太陽能相關的設備:「San Francisco Is Requiring Solar Panels on All New Buildings」: The ordinance, passed unanimously by the city’s Board of Supervisors, extends an existing California law which requires 15 percent of roof space on new buildings to … Continue reading

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Google 在舊金山與洛杉磯開始宅配生鮮食品...

Google Express 延伸業務到生鮮食品上:「Google Launches Fresh-Grocery Deliveries」,與生鮮業者合作。 Google said it would begin delivering produce, meat, eggs and other perishable goods on Wednesday in parts of San Francisco and Los Angeles. The service is part of Google Express, which partners with retailers … Continue reading

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Zynga 在舊金山的辦公室出售

Zynga 因為從全盛時期的 3500 人降到現在的 2300 人,決定賣掉在舊金山的辦公室:「Zynga puts its San Francisco headquarters up for sale」。 而且預定會賺一大筆: Zynga acquired the space, which was once the U.S. headquarters of Sega, for $228 million. Now it maybe worth much more, given the boom in … Continue reading

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舊金山最大的計程車行 Yellow Cab 打算申請破產

舊金山最大的計程車行 Yellow Cab 打算申請破產:「Yellow Cab to file for bankruptcy」: Martinez wrote that the co-op plans to file for bankruptcy in one month. The letter was dated Dec. 10, 2015. The Examiner learned of it after rumors about the bankruptcy began … Continue reading

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Spark Summit 2013 第一天心得...

在舊金山參加 Spark Summit 2013,結論: 所有用 Spark 的公司或是單位都有共通的原因而改用 Spark:效能。其他提到的 feature 都不是真正一定要用 Spark 的原因。換 Spark 後可以多用這些 feature 是加分,但沒有也 ok,重點還是在效能。 會發現幾乎所有人都用 Scala,對其他語言的支援大多都還在發展。比較驚訝的是大家完全不想提 Java... Python 倒是還提過幾次 XD 所以只拿 Spark 當 MR-framework 也是很夠值得用的,如果要用 Streaming (Real-time processing) 的話,效能提升會更明顯。 然後,不要想用其他程式語言,乖乖的用 Scala 吧... 另外 Hadoop Streaming 跟 Spark … Continue reading

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