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  • A former Marine explains how her service helped prepare her to lead a new open source initiative for $3.3 billion startup Rubrik

    On Wednesday, Rubrik launched a new open source community, called Rubrik Build, built around its cloud data management platform. Rubrik Build is led by principal technologist Rebecca Fitzhugh. Before Fitzhugh came to Rubrik, she had served in the Marine Corps as a data systems analyst — an experience that she now says was the perfect preparation for the new gig leading Rubrik Build.  Fitzhugh now hopes that people with nontraditional tech backgrounds, like herself, will find Rubrik Build an easy...

    Business Insider
  • Midday open thread: NRA pal Butina helped arm anti-American thugs; GOP attacks Green New Deal

    Today’s comic by Ruben Bolling is Super-Fun-Pak Comix, feat. Chaos-Butterfly-Man, and more! • Trump regime officials say Guantánamo is still an option for ISIS fighters who can’t go home.  The U.S. has sought to get countries to take home their nationals who have been fighting for the Islamic State. More than 700 are being held by a U.S.-allied militia in Syria: The remarks came two weeks after GOP senators Tom Cotton of Arkansas, John Cornyn and Ted Cruz of Texas, and Marco Rubio of...
  • Jordan Spieth finally has luck on his side to help him to opening day lead at Genesis Open

    Sometimes, a slice of luck is all a golfer requires to turn around his form, and Jordan Spieth will be praying the outrageous fortune he received in his opening seven under par here at the Genesis Open signals the end of the most alarming six months of his garlanded career.

    The Telegraph