Archive for February, 2010

Content update

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

Just a quick update. The latest dictionary update job for ReadPath just completed. 835,029 feeds monitored. 299,113,314 content items. 28,914,230,869 words for the dictionary. This works out to 123,036,971 distinct two word pairs. Entire job ran just over 7 hours on an 8 node hadoop/hbase cluster. The job read just under 400Gb of data ...

Facebook sharing is now live

Friday, February 12th, 2010

It's finally here, you can now post from the stories that you read on ReadPath to Facebook. The permissions on who sees what on these posts is handled on the Facebook end. You can set it so that everyone sees the posts, just friends, or friends of friends. As always, I'm ...

Thumbnail Image Issue Fixed

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Found the fix for thumbnail images not showing on posts for all browsers other than Firefox. That'll teach me not to be lazy and test only in Firefox on a Mac. Who knew that anyone used anything else? Turns out that Firefox is very forgiving with a fat finger typo in ...

Facebook Integration

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Well, it's only over a year overdue. I think something might have happened in the last year that may have slowed down my development a bit, but Facebook integration is finally on its way. It's now possible to link your ReadPath account to your Facebook account. If you're already logged in ...