Hello, how was your week? It’s finally starting to feel like spring in Germany 🌳
Tweet of the Week
Remember like two weeks ago when Elon was like “tell me how to end world hunger and I’ll do it” and then he bought twitter for $44 billion instead — @rivbutcher on Twitter
- 11 Principles of Engineering Management (acjay.com)
Alan Johnson share some great principles to look for when being an engineering manager.
- How to Freaking Find Great Developers By Having Them Read Code (freakingrectangle.com)
The author explains why having people read code is superior to writing silly functions or drawing on whiteboards.
- Crimes with Go Generics (christine.website)
Thanks to Go generics we finally have more ways to commit Go crimes! Xe Iaso has a few examples of Go code where generics might actually not be the best choice.
- I want off Mr. Golang's Wild Ride (fasterthanli.me)
Amos writes about all the things about Go that frustrate him.
- Experience Report: 6 months of Go (typesanitizer.com)
Varun Gandhi describes their experience of using Go for 6 months now and surfaces a lot of absurd behaviour.
- What a better Rust would look like (kerkour.com)
Sylvain Kerkour imagines a programming language better than Rust.
Cutting Room Floor
- Admit It, You Won't Quit Twitter Because Of Elon Musk (buzzfeednews.com)
Katie Notopoulos writes an honest dourness of why you probably won’t quit Twitter, even if it now belongs to the bad rocket man. Thanks, Jan!
- Review: Playdate earns its $179 price tag with cute design, memorable games (arstechnica.com)
Sam Machkovech reviews the Playdate, of which apparently the first batch is being sent out right now!
- 103 Bits of Advice I Wish I Had Known (kk.org)
Kevin Kelly turns 70 and shares 103 great bits of advice. I love these lists!
- How I put my whole life into a single database · Felix Krause (krausefx.com)
Felix Krause made a public website with all kinds of data about him, including location, planned travel, local weather, mood, etc.
- Cool Things People Do With Their Blogs (brainbaking.com)
Wouter Groeneveld has collected a list of cool things you can do with your website.
- Researchers develop a paper-thin loudspeaker (news.mit.edu)
Adam Zewe about a paper-thin loudspeaker design that could be used for 3D sound or noise cancelling an airplane cockpit.
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