List Beats Grid: Linear Feeds Perform Two to Three Times Better Than Grids

Many content-centric products have been moving to a magazine or card style layout, popularized by apps like Flipboard and Pinterest. Both Flipboard and Pinterest are beautifully designed products, but our studies indicate multi-item-per-row grid layouts deliver inferior results to single-item-per-row list layouts for our particular design problem. These relative results…

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Expressive Objective-C Night

We just had our first event specifically for iOS developers. We were lucky to have three great speakers for our inaugural event: Tim Burks of Renaissance.io and Silicon Valley iOS Developers' Meetup, Dave Lee of Facebook, and our own Ian Wong, of Canada. People's comments were so positive about…

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Eng Happy Hour: Sergey Karayev Talks Deep Learning

Last week we were very lucky to have Sergey Karayev come by the office to talk about deep learning and computer vision. Sergey is a PhD candidate in CS at UC Berkeley, and works on artificial intelligence, focusing on computer vision. His talk was really cool, and opened up a…

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Schema 0.2.0: back with Clojure(Script) data coercion

tl;dr: Schema 0.2.0 is here, adding support for data coercion and 5x faster validation. We've also added Schema support in Plumbing and Graph 0.2.0. Join the discussion on Hacker News and let us know what you think. Back in September, Prismatic released the first version…

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Clojure Community Night

Last Wednesday, we held our first ever Clojure Community Night at Prismatic to encourage and connect with the Clojure Community. We’ve included CTO Aria Haghighi’s talk on what Prismatic is doing to improve the Clojure Community and areas where we think there is room for improvement. For those…

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Schema for Clojure(Script) Data Shape Declaration and Validation

tl;dr: We open-sourced Schema to get many of the benefits of type systems in Clojure with less hassle. In the future, we will use Schema declarations to do awesome things like auto-generate Objective-C classes (take a peek). Join the discussion on Hacker News and tell us what you think…

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