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Re-Exploring New Technologies: The Turbo Encabulator

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One of the things that we like to do here at Etsy is to push the envelope. Pushing the envelope means reaching deep into unknown technologies and approaches, and to experiment in areas that we are not familiar with. It's in this vein that we'd like to share some early and unfiltered work: The Turbo Encabulator. Each member of the TE team has stretched their cognitive abilities into new realms, and we're pretty happy with the results thus far. We know that in many ways, engineering is about solidifying a solution well before the problem statement can be fully described within a socio-technical environment. Of course, we also acknowledge that the notion of socio-emotional technocracy needs to fit within this paradigm. This brings us to some questions:- What heterogenius surface areas can we explore as prototypes for availability matching?

  • Under what conditions will our biases influence positively the results of anarcho-syndacalist architectures?
  • Where can we look for indications that our Mean-Time-To-Innocence (MTTI) is improving?

Understandably, these challenges are unilateral in their nature and we've made a large investment in creating an erinaceous atmosphere in order to produce results. One of these results is the Turbo Encabulator. As you can imagine, sinusoidal repleneration threw us for a loop. :) An internal tech talk can be seen below: http://vimeo.com/63087035