74 / The Patron Saint of Yak Shaves
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13 min · experimentalhistory.substack.com
Adam Mastroianni about the productivity gurus telling you to "eat more frogs" and people following that without thinking about what makes them happy.
7 min · staysaasy.com
This article gives the career advice of embracing the "dirty work" like on-call or QA.
3 min · codewithstyle.info
Miłosz Piechocki explains why more senior engineers think in systems and gives concrete examples.
3 min · zerobanana.com
Zane Bitter explains why it sometimes seems like more senior engineers live in the future.
6 min · cloud.google.com
David Yach (Director of Engineering at Google Cloud) writes a love letter to Go.
6 min · yakshav.es
Florian Gilcher about Donald Knuth and all the yak shaved it took to finally get to LaTeX.
2 min · typefully.com
Dan Hollick explains how a QR code works. Thanks, Lukas!
5 min · simonwillison.net
Simon Willison about AI prompt injection, a completely new hack.
3 min · jameswillia.ms
James Williams about top-level domain name resolution.
4 min · lwn.net
Jonathan Corbet describes the first two real-world kernel modules that have been written in Rust.
Cutting Room Floor
10 min · nirandfar.com
Siri Helle about the myths of too much screen time leading to depression and other myths. Thanks, Eric!
4 min · krebsonsecurity.com
This article is about new type of super-thin ATM skimmers and how they work.
7 min · devonzuegel.com
Devon Zuegel about the similarities of startups and pirates.
14 min · austinmann.com
Austin Mann reviews the iPhone 14 Pro camera(s) and gives advice for photographers using it.
2 min · bryce.vc
A post about making leaps and changing everything, and a story about the Uber CEO.
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