Readings for Lunch — [ 29 Oct 2018 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Simon Lehner's How Far is a Lightyear series will on display at Paris Photo 2018 (source)

CYBERSECURITY

Why the NSA Called Me After Midnight and Requested My Source Code

“The story behind my top secret coffee cup” by Peter Avritch

RUST

Parsing logs 230x faster with Rust

Perhaps surprisingly, one of the most challenging things about operating RubyGems.org is the logs. Unlike most Rails applications, RubyGems sees between 4,000 and 25,000 requests per second, all day long, every single day. As you can probably imagine, this creates… a lot of logs.