49 / The opportunity will find you
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Tweet Of The Week
me, age 7: I want to be an adult so I can eat as many pickles as I want
me, age 30, eating pickles: haha hell yeah
— @hauntedlatte on Twitter
7 min · newyorker.com
Kyle Chayka about the iPhone camera system and how it takes away creative control to produce sometimes unrealistic images.
9 min · stackoverflow.blog
Karl Hughes about the differences and difficulties that individual contributors face when they move into management.
3 min · thoughtbot.com
Matheus Richard about opportunity and pro-active action.
31 min · danluu.com
Dan Luu about they reasons why people buy things and how it affects the decisions companies take.
Mongo's decision to loudly repeat demonstrably bogus performance claims and making demonstrably false correctness claims was, from a business standpoint, superior to focusing on actual correctness and performance
22 min · sigops.org
Nathan Bronson, Abutalib Aghayev, Aleksey Charapko and Timothy Zhu describe how distributed systems can enter a state in which it can only recover with a strong corrective push and how to detect them.
6 min · aschmelyun.com
Andrew Schmelyun prints a physical receipt for every GitHub issue on one of their repositories.
11 min · go.dev
Robert Griesemer and Ian Lance Taylor wrote an introduction to Go generics on the Go blog, based on a 30-minute talk at GopherCon 2021.
7 min · jacobian.org
Jacob Kaplan-Moss about the opposite of YAGNI (You Ain’t Gonna Need It) for application security.
Cutting Room Floor
70 min · mollywhite.net
Molly White and 14+ cryptocurrency researchers and critics have annotated the New York Times article, which reads more like an ad.
7 min · technologyreview.com
Will Douglas Heaven about the shortcomings of almost all AI systems developed to detect covid and how a bit more co-operation could have made a huge difference.
Many unwittingly used a data set that contained chest scans of children who did not have covid as their examples of what non-covid cases looked like. But as a result, the AIs learned to identify kids, not covid.
5 min · neelc.org
Neel Chauhan about decentralised systems like Tor or Folding@Home and why "Blockchain Sucks, Period".
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