Blog / Roundup: Postgres histograms, going tech free, and networking basics

June 14, 2019

Postgres histograms - David H

https://tapoueh.org/blog/2014/02/postgresql-aggregates-and-histograms/

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

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/23/sunday-review/human-contact-luxury-screens.html

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

https://www.net-intro.com/

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.