Tweet of the Week
while we're adding locale support to rustc, we should make it so it turns off the borrow checker when you run it with LANG=C — vana vlqc on Twitter
- Death to Dependencies (youtu.be)
Jim Benson about (remote) team collaboration and what harm silos and dependencies can do.
- Why Developers Are Building So Many Side Projects (future.com)
Ben Stokes about the reasons why people write (small) side projects.
- Being-Doing Balance over Work-Life Balance (jeanhsu.substack.com)
Jean Hsu about an alternative to the work-life balance concept.
- Rituals for Engineering Teams (charity.wtf)
charity about fun rituals in engineering teams.
- Taking notes in interviews (jacobian.org)
Jacob Kaplan-Moss has advice on how to best take notes during an interview.
- We need young programmers; we need old programmers (blog.ploeh.dk)
Mark Seemann about the advantages of young people (not knowing what’s said).
- What is Backoff For? (brooker.co.za)
Marc Brooker about different backoff strategies.
- Removing HTTP/2 Server Push from Chrome (developer.chrome.com)
Barry Pollard explains why HTTP/2 server push is going away and what to use instead.
- Programming breakthroughs we need (yoyo-code.com)
Matyáš Racek about their vision for future programming breakthroughs.
- What I learned working with a senior engineer as a new grad (tanishqkancharla.dev)
Tanishq Kancharla gives insight into the things they learned when working with a senior engineer at Notion.
- iOS Privacy: Announcing InAppBrowser.com (krausefx.com)
Cutting Room Floor
- Reject the Algorithm (ofdollarsanddata.com)
Nick Maggiulli explains why you shouldn’t work for the algorithm (e.g. become a threadboi) and instead stay true to your values.
- One for All? (hms.harvard.edu)
Nancy Fliesler about a potential way to build a vaccine for all COVID variants.
- Physical buttons outperform touchscreens in new cars, test finds (vibilagare.se)
Fredrik Diits Vikström writes about a test done by a Swedish magazine that compares different HMI (human-machine interfaces) in cars.
- How the Find My App Became an Accidental Friendship Fixture (nytimes.com)
Kalley Huang about the practice of using Apple’s Find My as a social network.
- I recreated famous album covers with DALL-E (lucytalksdata.com)
Lucy tries to recreate famous album covers using AI, with pretty good results.
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