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Arnes Weekly #1

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Tweet of the week

Post vaccine parties are gonna feel like giant high school reunions and I’m not ready — @lindadong on Twitter



  • Rust is for Professionals Gregory Szorc writes what is more an essay than a blog post about Rust and what he likes about it. This is a must read if you want to know why so many people like Rust.
  • Linus Torwalds about Rust in the Linux Kernel Very interesting concerns, mostly about runtime-panics (e.g. when running out of memory). I hope this gets resolved, can’t wait for a safer linux kernel.
  • Why Rust strings seem hard Brandon Smith dives into Rusts string management in comparison with other languages.



  • This Smart Home Isn’t Stupid Quinn Nelson talks about his smart-home setup, his set of rules for smart devices (which you should definitely adopt) and shows parts of his setup.
  • We Are In A “FOURTH TURNING,” What Does That Mean? Van Neistat (the Spirited Man) about the 1997 book, THE FOURTH TURNING and how history repeats itself every 80 years (according to the book). His YouTube channel is only a month old and already full of great content.

Tools and code

  • Lip Gloss Style definitions for nice terminal layouts. Can’t wait to use this!
  • xplr A hackable, minimal, fast TUI file explorer.

Cutting Room Floor


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