September 2015

Internet Land Grab 2.0

By Jon Stokes

You’ve probably read that WhatsApp hit 900 million users with only 50 engineers. That’s not quite the whole story. Thinking of the effective size of the company’s engineering team is a useful reminder of what really matters.

Inside The Machine v2.0: Coming Soon With More ARM

By Jon Stokes

I’m working on a second edition of my book, and I’ll be doing all the work in a public github repo. The new edition will also replace PowerPC with ARM.

Why I Joined Collective Idea

By Jon Stokes

In which one of the Ars guys gets back into coding, and joins a great software team.

Bicycle Fleet

By Daniel Morrison

We’re launching a fleet of bicycles from our office!