Farms will continue their march toward the upper perimeter in size during the next 30 years. Is there no limit to economies of scale?
What is web-scale networking?
Web-scale networking is a modern architectural approach to infrastructure. The components are inspired by large-scale data center operators.
What exactly are we Scaling?
Scaling Scrum. Agile at Scale. Enterprise Everything. Everyone is using the Scaled Agile Framework SAFe. Scaling, Scaling, Scaling. If you’re working in product development, you’ve probably had a few conversations on this topic. It seems to be all the rage right now. In this blog post I hope to lend some clarity to what we mean by scaling. It turns out not everybody is talking about the same thing, and different organizations have different things they want to scale.
How to Add a Sense of Scale to Your Landscape Photos
You might find that sometimes you take pictures of grand, scenic landscapes only to have viewers not react to the picture the way you had hoped. You present them with a well composed, properly exposed photo of a dramatic scene, but the viewers quickly pass it by. Why is this happening with your land
Tips on Teaching Piano Scales
When starting piano lessons, teaching the scales is vital since it lays the foundation for a pianist's understanding of music and the keyboard skills.
How to Scale Up Deeper Learning
EL Education is taking on the challenge of extending opportunities for deeper learning to many more students.
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Over the past few years there have been numerous publications, reports, and briefs released that focus on the elements of an innovative school from a programmatic and a policy standpoint. These have helped to shape what practitioners and policymakers expect to see in innovative, student-centered, or personalized learning environments Personalized learning, broadly speaking, is stuck in the school pilot phase. There are countless examples of personalized…
How to deal with data at scale
There’s more of it than ever, but there are also more ways than ever of dealing with it
Tips for Scaling Retrospectives
Having a retrospective is an important part of the inspect/adapt loop for any team. No matter the batch size of your work, from one item at a time to .
Why Medicaid makes sense...
Some thoughts about medical care and the public good. Having been well-insured, I have lingering guilt about t
Scaled for You: New 10 Point Grading Scale
Have you ever had a class where you teetered on the line between a B and an A you desperately wanted? In the past, Fayetteville Technical Community College operated on a seven point scale, which me…
Sense Of Place: Why Asheville?
Asheville, N.C., writer Alli Marshall tells World Cafe what makes her city special and recommends a few local bands.
A Sense of Scale: How Small Is Small?
One of the most astounding aspects of semiconductor chips is their incredibly small scale. Practically measured in atoms, some feature dimensions are
Digital Common Sense and Why Speed Is the New Scale
Business leaders understand the need to change, but they are frustrated by digital transformation. Here’s a common-sense approach with three simple tests for success.
Review: Sword Art Online: The Movie: Ordinal Scale' Gives People More Of What They Miss
Sword Art Online makes its way to the big screen and finds a way to win back some of the fans they may have lost.
Editors’ Letters: How a sense of scale helps us to deliver the story
You might wonder why we race to get the latest updates on the numbers from disaster zones, but that sense of scale is important
The Guide to Outreach Personalization that Scales
Personalizing your outreach emails dramatically improves your reply rates and link rates, but doing this at the scale needed to move the needle for your
A Sense of Scale: How High Is High?
When it comes to aspect ratios – how tall an object is vs. how wide it is – even the tallest buildings in the world hardly compare to the extreme dimensions in
How to Take a Social Venture to Scale
For a social entrepreneur with an innovative solution, the holy grail is scaling it—that is, taking it to a level where the new approach operates efficiently and effectively to achieve significant mitigation of a social problem. Indeed, many are under real pressure to scale as their supporters, not unlike investors in commercial ventures, clamor for […]