Archive for July, 2010

Are the American people obsolete?

Linked on Jul 27 at 19:44

Michael Lind argues that the American people have ceased to be a benefit to that country’s rich. In this Salon article, he goes so far as to say they may soon become a liability requiring export. That is, unless American corporations are forced to hire American workers or else risk losing their legal privileges.

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Celery - The Distributed Task Queue

Linked on Jul 23 at 23:37

“Celery is an asynchronous task queue/job queue based on distributed message passing. It is focused on real-time operation, but supports scheduling as well.

The execution units, called tasks, are executed concurrently on a single or more worker servers. Tasks can execute asynchronously (in the background) or synchronously (wait until ready).”