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Bring your monorepo down to size with sparse-checkout

This post was written by Derrick Stolee, a Git contributor since 2017 who focuses on performance. Some of his contributions include speeding up git log –graph and git push for large repositories. You can hear him speak at Git Merge in Los Angeles on March 4. Git 2.25.0 includes a new experimental git sparse-checkout command…

What Nihilism Is Not

In order to preserve nihilism as a meaningful concept, it’s necessary to distinguish it from pessimism, cynicism, and apathy.Nihilism is one of those concepts that we are all pretty sure we know the meaning of unless someone asks us to define it.By: Nolen GertzNihilism, not unlike time (according to Augustine) or porn (according to the…

PopSockets CEO calls out Amazon’s ‘bullying with a smile’ tactics

Friendly face. Image:  Alex Wong / getty By Jack Morse2020-01-17 20:13:29 UTC Amazon has a “bullying” problem. So insisted PopSockets CEO and inventor David Barnett today while describing his company’s relationship with the e-commerce and logistics giant. Barnett was addressing members of the House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law and, over the course…

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