Hey, how was you week? ✌🏻
Tweet of the Week
I love all the Winter Olympic events, sliding downhill on a piece of wood, sliding downhill on 2 pieces of wood, sliding downhill IN a piece of wood. All amazing. — @TheAndrewNadeau on Twitter
- Building an iPod for 2022 (ellie.wtf)
Ellie Huxtable bought an iPod Video 5.5, replaced the HDD and front plate and flashed a custom operating system. I love this, in fact I have an iPod Video lying around here just waiting for something like this!
- A Rust match made in hell (fasterthanli.me)
Amos about a footgun in Rust that took him about a week to fix.
- That Wild Ask A Manager Story (jacobian.org)
Jacob Kaplan-Moss about the things to do to prevent fraud in the hiring process.
- Interview Questions to Ask Your Interviewer (daveceddia.com)
Mark Erikson has a list of 32 questions you can ask your interviewer.
- The foundations of end-to-end encryption: Domain separation (with code example in Rust) (kerkour.com)
Sylvain Kerkour explains domain separation for end-to-end encryption.
- Announcing Tokio Metrics 0.1 (tokio.rs)
Carl Lerche & Jack Wrenn announce Tokio Metrics, a tool that provides instrumentation for the Tokio scheduler at runtime (Tokio Console is the local debugging equivalent).
- File-driven testing in Go (eli.thegreenplace.net)
Eli Bendersky about file-driven testing, where you have a
.goldenfile and programatically compare them in your tests.
- How does UTF-8 turn “😂” into “F09F9882”? (sethmlarson.dev)
Seth Michael Larson explains the UTF-8 code point layout with diagrams.
Cutting Room Floor
- Why you can't rebuild Wikipedia with crypto (platformer.news)
Casey Newton interviews Molly White, the creator of Web3 Is Going Just Great about the so-called web3, cryptocurrencies and Wikipedia.
- Building a PiSight (rknight.me)
Robb Knight built a Pi Zero into an old iSight camera. What a great way to upcycle!
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