Monthly Archives: August 2012

Checking in at the movies? Here’s how to never miss an after-the-credits teaser again.

The latest addition to the connected apps gallery is a perfect example of how a little bit of information at the right time can make all the difference. Now when you check in to a movie on foursquare, Mantas Vidutis’s … Continue reading

foursquare now uses Elastic Search (and on a related note: Slashem also works with Elastic Search)!

Historically venue search used to be done in Mongo at foursquare; we later migrated it to Solr and now we are using Elastic Search. While Solr has been great (and we continue to use it for users and to-dos) we want to … Continue reading