An unfair advantage: multi-tenant queues in Postgres

An interesting post on allocating jobs in queues “fair” for multi-tenants. The algorithm described does the job distribution at write time, leaving a simpler dequeueing process.

Ruby Heredocs

Good reference on how to use ruby HEREDOCs. Depending on how often you use them, it’s easy to forget the specific syntax.

When Do We Stop Finding New Music? A Statistical Analysis

Not a lot of complicated stats here, except some slicing and averaging. However, the conclusion resonates. Your musical tastes stop evolving. I certainly find many new less artists than I did before. That said, my experience is not exactly like what is described: While I still like the music that I listened to when I was 13-15, I listen more to music that I didn’t really get into until much later, in my late 20s and early 30s.