Kaizen Newsletter #13

The Kaizen Newsletter #13

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Kaizen Newsletter #13

Design Docs at Google

In my current role, I write many design documents; thus, when I saw the following post, my curiosity was sparked. The post explains how Google uses and writes design documents.

Design Docs at Google
One of the key elements of Google’s software engineering culture is the use of defining software designs through design docs. These are...

What is GPT-3?

A couple of weeks ago, OpenAI released a new autoregressive language model called GPT-3. But what is GPT-3, and how can we use it? In the following post, the author goes more in-depth in the matter. Highly interesting read!

Tinkered Thinking

Machine learning at Apple

I admit: I am an Apple guy (long before the iPhone era); thus when I saw this page, I was surprised. For those who don't follow Apple, Apple is not really known for encouraging employees to publish their research, so this is a welcoming change.

Apple machine learning teams are engaged in state of the art research in machine learning and artificial intelligence. Learn about the latest advancements.

How operates on Azure

Ever wondered what the architecture of is? In the following blog post, Microsoft explains what they use to host This part two in a two-series blog post. Part one can be found here.  

How operates on Azure part 2: Technology and architecture
In part two of our two-part series we share our blueprint, so you can learn from our experience building a website on global scale and move forward with your own website transformation.

Considering Rust

The last article of this week is an exciting talk about Rust by Jon Gjengset. Highly recommended if you want to broaden your view or learn more about systems programming.

Considering Rust
The Rust programming language has become a serious contender in the space of “systems” programming languages, and has recently been adopted by many of the te...


This week's bonus is the source code of the original Apollo 11 guidance computer (AGC). Fascinating to see if you ask me.

Original Apollo 11 Guidance Computer (AGC) source code for the command and lunar modules. - chrislgarry/Apollo-11

**Cover Photo by Mathyas Kurmann on Unsplash

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