Power People Platform is a great library of diverse 3D avatars to use in your designs and UX personas. The library features 12 different characters, everyone with 3 different skin colors, 6 hair colors, 5 dresses, 23 dress colors and endless background colors
On December 31, 2020 Adobe Flash reached its official End Of Life (EOL) and on January 12, 2021 Adobe disabled Flash from running. Despite months of warnings and notices, some users did not migrate away from Flash in time and have been forced into some questionable decision making in order to keep critical services running.
Jaana Dogan posted a deepdive on 17 topics that can help developers better understand the inner workings and exception scenarios when working with databases, such as the realities of ACID, latency issues, and clock skews.
John Blair, partner engineer at Netflix, published an interesting post about tracking down a bug in the Netflix Android application that was causing playback to stutter on a set-top box. Turns out an extra 40ms delay in thread management by Android was bubbling up to cause the playback to stutter. What I found interesting is the process of exploration using logging that John used to narrow down the delay.