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  1. http://flapjack.io/
    A monitoring notification routing + event processing system. Take events or failures or alerts from various systems and then roll them up (combine them into a single alert), notify people, and so on. Integrates with PagerDuty, or is an alternative.
  2. https://github.com/kairosdb/kairosdb
    Allegedly highly performant time series data store built on top of Cassandra (or by default, an in memory database).
  3. http://sensuapp.org/
    Open source monitoring framework that can be used as a sort of middleware between metric collection and metric storage / analysis, I think.
  4. http://www.circonus.com/products/circonus-saas/
    Metric storage and analytics service, comparable to Librato Metrics presumably. Cost per metric per month, 40c.
  5. https://willnorris.com/2014/05/go-rest-apis-and-pointers
    Good article on how to handle deliberately empty values in Go, useful when using PATCH or PUT on JSON APIs.
  6. http://john-sheehan.com/blog/ultimate-api-webhook-backend-service-debugging-testing-monitoring-and-discovery-tools-list
    Phenomenal list of API tools. Extremely useful. Includes all kinds of stuff, from localhost tunnelling to postman, curl alternatives, and more.
  7. http://rubenerd.com/mac-encrypted-disk-images/
    Excellent article explaining how to mount encrypted folders on OSX via the terminal, and thus be able to paste a password. Brilliant.
  8. http://www.banggood.com/
    Online merchant with warehouses in China (primary) and the UK (limited stock). Sell lots of hubsan models and other remote control spares and so on.
  9. http://www.amaxrc.de/
    German online retailer of hubsan remote control helicopters and other models.
  10. http://dmfv.aero/
    German model aeroplane or remote controlled plane association, free membership includes insurance apparently.
  11. http://www.hoelleinshop.com/
    Model shop that sells all kinds of radio controlled planes, quadrocoters, etc, in Germany. Site can be in English, but all product info in German. :-(
  12. http://www.boomerangs.com/coandaeffect.html
    Simple explanation of the Coandă effect, where a stream of water wants to stick to a curved surface (surface tension is also involved with water), and air does the same. Put a bottle in front of a candle and blow out the candle "around" the bottle...
  13. http://www.luuv-is-awesome.com/
    Available for pre order at $250, a GoPro or other action cam stabiliser. Looks like a pretty simple device, feels too expensive, but it is Made in Berlin... :-)
  14. https://github.com/pokle/cassandra
    Quick and easy docker wrapper for cassandra, supports single cluster.
  15. http://kodi.wiki/view/NFS#NFS_sharing_from_OS_X
    This provided the extra info to get NFS working from OSX host to Ubuntu guest.
  16. http://blog.hostilefork.com/sharing-nfs-into-virtualbox/
    This got me started sharing filesystems over NFS from an OSX host to an Ubuntu guest.
  17. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/revenue-and-customs-brief-9-2014-bitcoin-and-other-cryptocurrencies/revenue-and-customs-brief-9-2014-bitcoin-and-other-cryptocurrencies
    HMRC position on VAT and bitcion. No VAT.
  18. http://queues.io/
    Excellent page outlining the various message queue platforms out there. Very clean, simple, open source, and apparently up to date. :-)
  19. http://www.boomfestival.org/
    Awesome festival in Portugal every two years, next time in 2016. Probably worth going to...
  20. http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/installation-problems-flash-player-mac.html
    Direct installation link for flash on OSX, bypass the ultra flakey installer bullshit.
  21. http://msvaljek.blogspot.de/2014/01/hello-cassandra-in-nodejs.html
    Simple intro to Cassandra from node.js. Doesn't create a mock cluster, but talks through a simple add data, output data in node.
  22. http://hadoopmag.com/getting-started-with-cassandra-using-node-js/
    A really good intro on how to set up a mock 3 node cassandra cluster and connect to it with node. Excellent starting point.
  23. http://www.klarmobil.de/
    Cheap German phone company with the option to choose D Net (better signal, coverage, more expensive) or E Net (cheaper).
  24. http://www.deutschlandsim.de/angebote/smart_300/Top-Smartphones-ab-9,95EURO-mtl.
    Cheap German phone company with the option to choose D Net (better signal, coverage, more expensive) or E Net (cheaper).
  25. https://cheapsslsecurity.com/comodo/positivessl.html
    Cheapest SSL certificates I can find. $6 / domain / year. Best price anywhere.

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