Alexandre Beslic Technology and thoughts

Startup Common Stocks or Cryptocurrency Portfolio?

In short: both are speculative and risky. I'm not going to argue which one is best, they could both be trash for us common folks. Still, there are a few...

My home setup

Working at home is not as easy as I thought it would be. I felt much more productive while traveling across many countries than now sitting at my desk at...

On Anxiety and the feeling of passing out

Approximately six months ago, in San Francisco, I was admitted to the emergencies after a panic attack. I lost consciousness in the ambulance leading me there. On that night, I...

Getting started with Capn'proto RPC for Rust

Introduction Capn'proto is a data interchange format and RPC system. Unlike protocol buffers (coupled with its rpc system: grpc), there are no encoding/decoding steps. You can find more details...

What could be next for container orchestration?

Docker 1.12 is out in the wild! Hope you are having fun playing with the new orchestration features, breaking things in the process and comparing it to other orchestrators....

Using Weave to create a Docker container network

In the Docker networking model, every container belongs to the same private network managed by the Docker daemon. Containers are not visible to the outside world and you need to...

A simple introduction to the usage of goroutines and go channels in Go

Go is a nice programming language in order to introduce beginners to concurrent programming. This post is a very simple introduction to the usage of goroutines and go channels. We...

Tinkering with Ghost themes on Rackspace

Ghost is a new blogging platform backed on Kickstarter. I'm not particularly experienced with blogging platforms but my limited experience with Wordpress was awful : Tons of plugins to install but...