Teck Resources (TECK), based in Canada, might be the best resources company in the world. They just had a record-setting quarter, and they are making a ton of money. Here are some unedited snippets from their latest earnings call: Record first half for Teck. Fort Hills oil sands achieved commercial production. we expect to receive… Continue reading Highlights from the Teck Resources Limited Earnings Call Transcript
What is the difference between marshaling and serialization?
Marshaling and serialization are loosely synonymous in the context of remote procedure call, but semantically different as a matter of intent. In particular, marshaling is about getting parameters from here to there, while serialization is about copying structured data to or from a primitive form such as a byte stream. In this sense, serialization is… Continue reading What is the difference between marshaling and serialization?
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How I passed the AWS Certified Developer – Associate exam
I began studying for the AWS Certified Developer – Associate exam last year after I completed the HBX | Harvard Business School Certificate in Negotiation Mastery. Last year, the CDA exam was the easiest of the three associate exams. That test was re-written. The new version is the hardest of the three associate exams. AWS… Continue reading How I passed the AWS Certified Developer – Associate exam
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AWS Certified Developer Associate (2017) Study Notes
Here are some (not all) of my notes from studying for the AWS Certified Developer Associate 2017 exam. For those of you trying to pass the 2017 version of the exam, you have until November 2018 to do so. Note that my notes are very repetitive. They are positively framed. I tried to avoid using… Continue reading AWS Certified Developer Associate (2017) Study Notes
U.S. higher education headed in the wrong direction
61% said that higher education is heading in the wrong direction 84% said that higher education costs are too high 65% said that students are not getting the skills that they need to succeed in the workplace Source: Pew Research We are living in strange times when one of my most controversial views enters the… Continue reading U.S. higher education headed in the wrong direction