47 / Falsify yourself
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Request coalescing in async Rust
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Amos dives deep into caching responses for concurrent requests in Rust.
The Code Review Pyramid
3 min · 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
4 min · 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.
6 min · iamjonas.me
Jonas Lundberg about the importance of falsifying your ideas and plans before presenting them to others.
Pair Programming Antipatterns
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A great list of things to improve your pair programming skills.
Bugs in Hello World
3 min · 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
4 min · jvns.ca
Julia Evans writes about tiny programs that solve a specific problem and they’re great.
Still No Consensus On Testing Private Methods
10 min · jesseduffield.com
Jesse Duffield explains different viewpoints on testing private methods.
Nix Flakes: Packages and How to Use Them
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Xe Iaso continues their Nix flake series to talk about packaging.
You Don’t Know Gif
18 min · 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)
5min · 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?
3 min · newyorker.com
Sheelah Kolhatkar about the limited effects of the SWIFT ban.
How to Build a Bike Generator with Control Panel
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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
4 min · paulgraham.com
Paul Graham about the importance to write down ideas to really know their flaws.
You’re using email wrong
3 min · arne.me
I wrote a blogpost about an email strategy that puts humans first.
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