bigslice is Go-based Apache Spark
It uses the bigmachine library to spin up instances (supporting AWS right now, but could support others). These systems can be complex to monitor and manage, so I would likely tread carefully, but I like to see efforts like this, especially since Spark doesn’t support Go.
Slack’s growth during COVID-19
Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield posted a twitter thread about the wild ride they’ve had since the beginning of March. Slack is among those organizations for which COVID-19 has led to growth.
Safe grocery practices during COVID-19
Grand Rapids, MI doctor Jeffrey VanWingen posted a video with the steps he uses to ensure his groceries are clean of the coronavirus.
Update: Don Schaffner, a food microbiologist, provides a counterpoint, especially around washing the fruit with soap.
Surreal drone tour of San Francisco during shelter-in-place