Adam Pisoni

Adam Pisoni
Sr. Software Engineer, Geni.com

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Adam Pisoni has been building large-scale web applications for over 10 years. He served as CTO of Cnation through the 90s and then as Architect and Director of Web Development for Shopzilla.com. He’s currently working as a Sr. Software Engineer at Geni.com, a family social networking startup. In his spare time he can be found backpacking and rock climbing in the Eastern Sierras or snowboarding on Mammoth Mountain.

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Skynet is an open source Ruby implementation of Google's Map/Reduce framework, created at Geni. With Skynet, one can easily convert a time-consuming serial task, such as a computationally expensive Rails migration, into a distributed program running on many computers. Learn how Geni uses Skynet to send email newsletters, build reverse indexes, invalidate caches, and run other asynchronous jobs. Read more.
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