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Tweet of The Week
If I could explain what having kids is like, it’s basically like being on-call for six years so far. — @vboykis on Twitter
- Apps Getting Worse (tbray.org) — Tim Bray thinks apps are getting worse and he has a theory on why.
- POSH: A Data-Aware Shell (micahlerner.com) — Micah Lerner about a new distributed, data-aware shell.
- Bloom Filters - Much, much more than a space efficient hashmap! (boyter.org) — Ben E. C. Boyter about Bloom filters, popular use cases and their alternatives.
- Writing great alt text: Emotion matters — Jake Archibald about how to write good alt text.
- So you want to write a GUI framework (cmyr.net) — Colin Rofls about the must-have components in GUI frameworks and some of the complications you’ll run into.
- Rust in Production: Qovery (serokell.io) —Gints Dreimanis about their experience of Rust in production.
- Complex Procedural Rust Macros (getsynth.com) — Andre Bogus about complex procedural macros in Rust and what to look out for.
- Rust GUI Infrastructure (cmyr.net) — Colin Rofls about Druid, the GUI framework he’s writing in Rust and what crates and components are useful.
Cutting Room Floor
- Climate change: IPCC report is ‘code red for humanity’ - BBC News (bbc.com) — Matt McGrath about the recent IPCC report code and why it’s so serious.
- One Bad Apple — Dr. Neal Krawetz talks about the (likely) technical implementation and alternatives of Apple CSAM.
- Apple’s Mistake (stratechery.com) — Ben Thompson has a more technical view on Apple CSAM than Krawetz, but comes to the same conclusion: It’s too invasive.
- The Parallel-Parking Job That Ignited the Internet (curbed.com) — P. E. Moskowitz about a harmless tweet that got a bit too much attention.
- The Simple Life of Humans (hackernoon.com) — Adrian H. Raudaschl about simplicity and why things shouldn’t get too simple.
- Minimal Maintenance (lapsuslima.com) — Shannon Mattern about the limits of growth.
- The Ancient Persian way to keep cool (bbc.com) — Kimiya Shokoohi about the bâdgir, or wind catcher, a cost-efficient and green form of cooling.
- The Evolution of Trust (ncase.me) — Nicky Case created an interactive game about trust in a society.
- Messaging and Chat Control (patrick-breyer.de) — Patrick Breyer about the EU’s decision to allow providers to search trough all private chats and messages and emails and how it will affect you.
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