You need to download this slidedeck. It's overflowing with advice that will keep you ahead of the curve.
Why PostgreSQL? Why Erlang?
Hear why Opscode used these technologies in their their new API server for Chef.
Real World Hadoop
If you're struggling with Hadoop or MapReduce in general, this series might be worth following.
Asset-Rack: Asset management framework for Node.js.
An update to the static web framework for node.
The Ultimate Meteor Impact Map
This awesome, CartoDB-powered map shows all of the recorded meteor impacts since 2,300 BCE. Prepare to sink some time into looking at this.
RapBot on GitHub
I'll be using this to win my next rap battle.
Your mother is so fat, the recursive function computing her mass causes a stack overflow!