Readings for Lunch — [ 27 Jan 2017 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
新年好 / 新年好 The Year of the Rooster (source)

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES

Comparing Elixir and GO

Elixir and Go have both grown significantly in popularity over the past few years, and both are often reached for high concurrency solutions. The two languages follow many similar principles, but both have made some core tradeoffs that affect their potential use cases.

PERSONAL DATA

What happens when you block Internet giants

"Some months ago I decided to put an end to how much internet giants such as Google and Facebook own my personal data. I blocked my computer from talking directly to their servers, I moved my email and calendar elsewhere…"