Roundup: Postgres histograms, going tech free, and networking basics
Neil van Beinum
June 14, 2019
Postgres histograms - David H
Postgres is a great DB, and here is another way it can be used to pull out even more data.
Being tech free is the new luxury - Lawrence R
Some interesting thoughts about the evolution of technology and how it was first seen as a sign of being privileged and now increasingly a sign of being worse off. One relatively dystopic outcome of this being a loss of human contact, for example face to face teaching, or screen buddies rather than real world friends in the elderly.
Introduction to Networking by Charles Severance - Neil vB
Learn networking basics by reading this book, available as an electronic copy. The book goes through each layer in the TCP/IP and OSI model in simple language with plenty of analogies and diagrams as well as a quiz in each chapter. If you find it useful, don't forget to donate using the link on the homepage or buy a physical copy.