Hey, how’s it going? Hope you enjoy this weeks curation 🤞🏻
Tweet of the Week
Writing is not a result of thinking. Writing is thinking. — @fortelabs
- 5 Tier Problem Hierarchy (typeshare.co)
KimSia Sim divides all problems into five levels and uses them to allocate their energy.
- What Is Negative Engineering? (future.com)
Jeremiah Lowin about designing for failure and resilience and how it can impact your productivity.
- Programming in the Apocalypse (matduggan.com)
Mathew Duggan paints the picture of a software engineer in 2050, dealing with missing parts (due to floods and other catastrophes), spotty internet and other issues caused by the climate crisis.
- (async) Rust doesn't have to be hard (itsallaboutthebit.com)
Piotr Sarnacki answers to a blogpost which argues that Rust is (too) hard and explains why it’s actually not that hard in most cases for application developers.
- The Story of Heroku (leerob.io)
Lee Robinson tells the story of early Heroku, which was a pioneer in DX, and introduces some modern alternatives.
- The Radiating Circles of DX Architecture (dx.tips)
Shawn Wang introduces methods to create an end-to-end developer journey. If you care about DX, this is a must-read.
- The curse of strong typing (fasterthanli.me)
Amos dives deep (as usual) into Rust type issues he’s encountered and how to get out of them.
- How fast are Linux pipes anyway? (mazzo.li)
Francesco optimises a write and read program to achieve a throughput of over 60 GiB/s over a pipe.
- How to Store an SSH Key on a Yubikey (xeiaso.net)
Xe shares how to store an SSH key on a YubiKey.
- Interactive Typography Tutorial (learnui.design)
A well-made interactive page to learn typography design. It even works on mobile!
Cutting Room Floor
- Hard Drive Apologizes to Elon Musk for Dunking on Him Too Hard (hard-drive.net)
The Hard Drive team summarises the hilarious Twitter conversation with the evil rocket man.
- Installing a payphone in my house (bert.org)
Bertrand Fan bought an old payphone and installed it in his office, then connected it to an old phone in the kids room.
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