Scala veteran Josh Suereth discusses Scala features that made it gain traction so rapidly. Good primer for programmers starting their adventure with Scala, as well as a guide for more advanced Scala coders.
Akka is a tool that is very often used when doing real-life Scala projects. This blog posts will guide you step by step through the framework and help you to understand it better.
Cool post about misusing queues and how to deal with the flood of big data.
When talking about huge amounts of data, Twitter is one of the companies that comes to mind. Recently Twitter announced that they will index all public Tweets since 2006. Here you can take a look on how they engineered a system able to deal with this difficult task.
This blog posts deal with the issue of transparency inside an company and how it helps to grow confidence and team spirit. Worth taking a look, not only by managers.