28 / Willingness to look stupid
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Tweet of the Week
idea: Computer but good— @barrelshifter on Twitter
Willingness to look stupid
Dan Luu in an amazing post about the advantages of "looking stupid". If you only read one story today, this is it.
Software developers have stopped caring about reliability
Drew DeVault about the current state of software and how we can improve.
The First 90 Days
Conor Dewey about the 30-60-90 day framework when starting at a company.
How to get useful answers to your questions
Julia Evans has a guide on asking useful questions.
The Sabotage List
Michael Lopp has a list of project's at the back of every notebook and tells you why.
Another update on Rust on Expressif chips (like the ESP32c3).
New HTTP standards for caching on the modern web
Tim Perry introduces the new cache headers, namely
<Target>-Cache-Control. You can use them today with some providers!
Herding elephants: Lessons learned from sharding Postgres at Notion
Garrett Fidalgo explains the strategy of sharding the Notion Postgres monolith and what they'd do differently today.
Cutting Room Floor
@fasterthanlime on Twitter
Amos shares some insight from a locked account about the unreacted Google antitrust filling. "I have to say that either Google is screwed or society is screwed, we'll find out which."
Composability is the only game in town – Roam, shipping containers, Lego and Twitter.
Artur Piszek about the perks of composability.
Review: ‘The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity’
William Deresiewicz reviews a book with vastly different views on early humanity.
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