A brief look at what happens when we offer Dumpster Dive boxes and why this slowed SparkFun.com to a crawl.

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It's probably time for us to clearly outline what to expect when it comes to using data.sparkfun.com

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SparkFun is taking steps to ensure that our user community is a safe space. That means we need to make a few changes.

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An brief introduction to SparkFun's new Director of Software Development and IT (SWIT).

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A look back at what went wrong, why and how we fixed our issues with data.sparkfun.com

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Introducing Embedded 3D Models of SparkFun products!

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SparkFun joins a slew of websites across the net protesting the FCC's plans to gut Net Neutrality

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Net neutrality and the open internet: why it's important, how it's at risk today, and what you can do about it right now.

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A shake-up at GitHub highlights ongoing gender bias in the tech industry, prompting a response from SparkFun

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SparkFun has reacted quickly to protect ourselves and our customers against the Heartbleed vulnerability

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Arduino Day was pretty successful. Unfortunately, everything is broken.

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A look behind the scenes as a bunch of stuff went on sale, leading to SparkFun's biggest week ever.

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The devs switch underlying databases for SparkFun.com and somehow, miraculously, the sky stays put firmly up above.

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In which we change some things in the database, and it's not exactly a simple task, and some things break. Lessons learned. etc.

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Musings on inventory tracking behind the scenes after another annual SparkFun Inventory Day is in the books.

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Welcome '::1:'

IPv6 Launch day has come and gone - where are we?

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SparkFun has now decided to take an official position on the matter and stands with our fellow citizens of the internet by opposing SOPA and PIPA!

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Gravatar!

Gravatar: Pretty neat.

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SparkFun Levels Up!

A whole new version of sparkfun.com is released! Wish lists! Other stuff! New server hardware! Plus a visualization of the development of the entire code base up to this point.

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Avast ye Hackers!

A crash course in how SparkFun's IT department went from total amateur hour to... not-as-amateur hour.... and how we're hiring for a couple of IT positions by unconventional means.

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