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Day: August 27, 2016
What are some examples of translations of literature that are better than the original?
Germans have long thought that the Schlegel & Tieck translations of Shakespeare are better than the original. The conceit of Shakespeare being a translation from the original Klingon is an echo of that. Not necessarily better, but certainly smoother is the best known translation of Cavafy, by Keeley & Sherrard. A lot of Cavafy is […]
How can we build a microservice using Go?
Like you build a microservice in any other programming language, but with the advantage that concurrency is baked into the language. You’ll need a messaging system as your backend for services, that can talk to Golang. Kafka will, and so will NATS. You will need a HTTP server front end in Golang, that receives RESTful […]