Golang Optimisation

I’m busy optimising a golang service I wrote. Golang has a fantastic tool called pprof for exactly this purpose.

go tool pprof -pdf http://localhost:8080/debug/pprof/profile > report.pdf

Do Not Concatenate

Well, sounds a little misle...

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Glenn Greenwald: Why Privacy Matters


0:11 - There is an entire genre of YouTube videos devoted to an experience which I am certain that everyone in this room has had. It entails an individual who, thinking they’re alone, engages in some expressive behavior — wild sin...

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this is gold

“Proof of Work causes global warming”, people are already claiming this but I think this idea will be more mainstream - We_are_all_satoshi

Technically he’s not wrong but:



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Kids are in Fact Computer Illiterate

kids can’t use computers

It’s an older article but still very relevant and I’d like to expand on it a bit.

Kids these days are in fact tech illiterate.

By that I don’t mean that children cannot open a web browser or log in to Facebook, the problem...

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by Jo Freeman aka Joreen

The earliest version of this article was given as a talk at a conference called by the Southern Female Rights Union, held in Beulah, Mississippi in May 1970. It was written up for Notes from the Third Year (1971), but th...

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We Miss it, as it Goes by

source: textfiles.com

The south pole……….[312] 677-7140

A drug story

this file is an excerpt from the book “the beyond within: the lsd story” by sidney cohen.

The following narrative report is from a young man who came into the lab- oratory,...

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Apple Signature


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MySQL vs MongoDB


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We are the Blockchain

The bitcoin community, specifically the journalists, have had this, borderline unhealthy, obsession with finding the ever elusive, Satoshi Nakamoto.

I’m here to tell you that it’s irrelevant and a complete waste of time.

To give you a bi...

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