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Tweet of the Week
i love how americans are like "if anyone is in michigan let's meet up" where michigan is like the size of my entire country — @thingskatedid on Twitter
- Request coalescing in async Rust (fasterthanli.me)
Amos dives deep into caching responses for concurrent requests in Rust.
- The Code Review Pyramid (morling.dev)
Gunnar Morling built a great chart of questions to ask in different layers of code reviews.
- My lizard brain is no match for infinite scroll (alexanderell.is)
Alex Ellis about their inability to resist the temptation of social networks with infinite scrolling.
When I think about how I feel after 30 minutes of letting my mind wander on a walk versus 30 minutes of scrolling, it’s night and day.
- Falsify yourself (iamjonas.me)
Jonas Lundberg about the importance of falsifying your ideas and plans before presenting them to others.
- Pair Programming Antipatterns (tuple.app)
A great list of things to improve your pair programming skills.
- Bugs in Hello World (blog.sunfishcode.online)
sunfishcode about a bug that appears in most Hello World programs: Handling a full disk.
- Some tiny personal programs I've written (jvns.ca)
Julia Evans writes about tiny programs that solve a specific problem and they’re great.
- Still No Consensus On Testing Private Methods (jesseduffield.com)
Jesse Duffield explains different viewpoints on testing private methods.
- Nix Flakes: Packages and How to Use Them (christine.website)
Xe Iaso continues their Nix flake series to talk about packaging.
- You Don't Know Gif (blog.darrien.dev)
Darrien explores the gif binary representation and some edge cases, like a true-color gif.
Cutting Room Floor
- The day Steve Jobs dissed me in a keynote (2010) (sive.rs)
Derek Sivers about the time in 2003 after the initial iTunes launch, when Apple wanted to add music from independent labels and Steve Jobs blocking their access.
- How Significant Is Russia’s Partial Ban from SWIFT? (newyorker.com)
Sheelah Kolhatkar about the limited effects of the SWIFT ban.
- How to Build a Bike Generator with Control Panel (lowtechmagazine.com)
The Low-tech Magazine explains how they built a bike generator that can charge USB-devices, power a lamp or even a workstation.
- Putting ideas into words (paulgraham.com)
Paul Graham about the importance to write down ideas to really know their flaws.
- You're using email wrong (arne.me)
I wrote a blogpost about an email strategy that puts humans first.
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