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Data Science at Spotify with Boxun Zhang

“I normally try to sit together or very close to a product team or engineering team. And by doing so, I get very close to the source of all kinds of challenging problems.”

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Node.js at Netflix with Yunong Xiao

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/node_yunong_fixed.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadNode.js is a server-side JavaScript runtime powered by V8. Yunong Xiao is a senior engineer at Netflix. He works on the website’s Node.js front-end and middle-tier services. Topics discussed: Netflix’s Node.js components Netflix’s similarities to Spotify How to scale a node application Java vs. Node.js services Node.js event loop Solutions to callback hell How Node.js changes what to render on client vs. server Links: Tessel,

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JavaScript at Spotify with Mattias Petter Johansson

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/javascript_mattias.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMattias Petter Johansson is an engineer at Spotify. He writes about JavaScript on Quora and Twitter. Questions include: How similar is Spotify’s architecture to Netflix’s? Is there anywhere we shouldn’t use JavaScript? What is important about Meteor? How does React compare to Angular? Are engineering and art separated by a false dichotomy? Links: Netflix Architecture Mattias Functional Programming Videos on YouTube Bacon.js Pony Language Explanation of

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