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Toot of the Week
You can't UN-invent a technology. You can't put the genie back in the bottle once it's in the hands of the people. Laserdisc WILL have its day— @firstname.lastname@example.org
Time is not a synchronization primitive
Xe Iaso about the bad practice of sleeping in tests and how to catch it in Go.
XML is the future
This author talks about the right tool for the right job and explains why you probably don't need a Google-level tech stack for your 100 req/s website.
Rust fact vs. fiction: 5 Insights from Google's Rust journey in 2022
The Google open source blog draws a resume over Rust use at Google in 2022. Thanks, Jacob!
Alex Kotliarskyi goes through a
package.json as if it's the Gom Jabbar from Dune.
Font size is useless; let’s fix it
Nikita talks about inconsistencies with different fonts and explains why you can't rely on font-size.
Cutting Room Floor
What Does Intellectual Humility Look Like?
Mark Leary about intellectual humility—what it is, it's benefits and drawbacks and how to gain more.
4 volunteers just entered a virtual "Mars" made by NASA. They won't come back for one year.
Emily Mae Czachor about a NASA exploration project that aims to simulate challenges that might occur on Mars.
Sennheiser HD 555 to HD 595 Mod
Mike Beauchamp explains how you can turn $ 200 headphones into $ 350 headphones with a screwdriver.
Garrett Dimon tells the story of how a habit of them slowly declined and the steps they took to reverse that.
The hottest new perk in tech is freedom
Rani Molla about the return to office big tech has called for and the advantages of being able to hire anywhere.
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