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Toot of the Week
It's called the Metaverse because it has mostly been Met with Averse reactions— @firstname.lastname@example.org
The seven programming ur-languages
madhadron introduces you to 7 ur-languages with unique characteristics and examples that build on them which are in-use today.
What is Type-Level Programming?
Robin Schroer explains the benefits of type-level programming.
How To Design Software Architecture For Startups
Christoph Burnicki shares their experience and recommendations designing a software architecture for a startup.
Go with PHP
Mohamed Said argues that PHP is a good language to build with (even in 2023).
Modern iOS Navigation Patterns
Frank Rausch gives an overview of modern iOS navigation patterns.
Where Is the Spring Framework for Go?
Preslav Rachev is longing for a full web framework for Go and I can't say I disagree.
The .zip TLD sucks and it needs to be immediately revoked.
Karen makes a point on the dangers of the new
See this page fetch itself, byte by byte, over TLS
George MacKerron built a website that explains how TLS works, by fetching itself.
Stop Using Hamburger Menus
Brad Taunt provides an alternative to hamburger menus.
Every blend mode explained
Gabrielle van Welie explains different blend modes and gives real-world examples for some of them.
Why Chatbots Are Not the Future
Amelia Wattenberger explains why chatbots are a terrible interface for LLMs and what to do instead.
Google "We Have No Moat, And Neither Does OpenAI"
Dylan Patel and Afzal Ahmad share a leaked document by a Google researcher about the "stable diffusion" moment of LLMs.
Delimiters won’t save you from prompt injection
Simon Willison explains why delimiters (the technique recommended by OpenAI) is not an effective protection against prompt injection.
ChatFished: How to Lose Friends and Alienate People With A.I.
Emma Goldberg wrote all her digital communication using ChatGPT for one week and shares her experience.
Cutting Room Floor
The four-day workweek is just the start: Experts say it should be even shorter
Shubham Agarwal has had a four-day workweek for 5 years and shares their experience and recent studies about the benefits.
In Norway, the Electric Vehicle Future Has Already Arrived
Jack Ewing explains the effects of 80 % of new-car sales being electric in Norway, proving critics of electric cars wrong.
Testing a new encrypted messaging app's extraordinary claims
crnkovic takes a closer look at Converso, an app which claims being able to send end-to-end encrypted messages without servers or metadata. Spoiler: There's servers, metadata and you can get everyone's private key. Thanks, Gord!
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