Readings for Lunch — [ 22 Oct 2018 ]

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CATEGORY

Ready, Steady, Crash! at FT

I was tasked with testing the technical limits of our node application. Specifically, we needed to know the limits of the application, whether it would crash under strain, and if so would the user experience crash gracefully or cause absolute meltdown. The answer, I heard, could be found using load testing.

SCIENCE

Interstellar Comet ’Oumuamua Might Not Actually Be a Comet

The mystery of ’Oumuamua, the first interstellar object ever observed, continues to deepen. A new analysis argues that if it were a comet, it would have broken apart as it passed near the sun.