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Tweet of the Week
hot tip: to avoid writing bugs, don’t write software — @FormalFerris on Twitter
First Focus. Then Simplify
3 min · cutlefish.substack.com
John Cutler about the different approaches of simplifying a complex problem vs. focussing on a subset.
The False Trade-off between Quality and Speed
8 min · maruz.medium.com
Mario Caropreso about the importance of quality in software development.
Inside the Pinecone
7 min · pinecone.io
Edo Liberty about the experience of moving a C++ codebase to Rust.
How to deal with money in software
18 min · cs-syd.eu
Tom Sydney Kerckhove about the right and wrong ways to deal with money in software.
Fixing Memory Exhaustion Bugs in My Golang Web App
16 min · mtlynch.io
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
7 min · endtimes.dev
Nathaniel about the magic 14kB, the size transmitted on the first TCP roundtrip.
Coping with Copilot
6 min · sigarch.org
Emery Berger about GitHub Copilot in education.
Cutting Room Floor
“We Kill People Based on Metadata” and Other Metadata Things
3 min · darknetlive.com
A blogpost with software recommendations for dealing with metadata.
A Shape of Things to Come
13 min · robinsloan.com
Robin Sloan about a weird discovery on Spotify.
Good conversations have lots of doorknobs
7 min · experimentalhistory.substack.com
Adam Mastroianni about givers and takers and how to have good conversations.
Using GPT-3 to augment human intelligence
22 min · escapingflatland.substack.com
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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