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First Focus. Then Simplify
John Cutler about the different approaches of simplifying a complex problem vs. focussing on a subset.
The False Trade-off between Quality and Speed
Mario Caropreso about the importance of quality in software development.
Inside the Pinecone
Edo Liberty about the experience of moving a C++ codebase to Rust.
How to deal with money in software
Tom Sydney Kerckhove about the right and wrong ways to deal with money in software.
Fixing Memory Exhaustion Bugs in My Golang Web App
Michael Lynch tells the story of finding the cause(s) of OOM in a Go application.
Why your website should be under 14kB in size
Nathaniel about the magic 14kB, the size transmitted on the first TCP roundtrip.
Coping with Copilot
Emery Berger about GitHub Copilot in education.
Cutting Room Floor
"We Kill People Based on Metadata" and Other Metadata Things
A blogpost with software recommendations for dealing with metadata.
A Shape of Things to Come
Robin Sloan about a weird discovery on Spotify.
Good conversations have lots of doorknobs
Adam Mastroianni about givers and takers and how to have good conversations.
Using GPT-3 to augment human intelligence
Henrik Olof Karlsson explains how you can use AI language models (like GPT-3) to find answers that are hard to google.
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