Do what I mean
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Tweet of the Week
imo any progress bar that lasts longer than 5 seconds should come with hold music [video] — @neilsardesai on Twitter
- Welcome to the YOLO Economy (nytimes.com) — Kevin Roose about how the pandemic changes the priorities of people to the point that they quit and pursue new adventures.
- There’s a Name for the Blah You’re Feeling: It’s Called Languishing (nytimes.com) — Adam Grant finds the term for the weird mental state a lot of people are in right now.
- Building Products for Delight (conordewey.com) — Conor Dewey about the things that make a product delightful.
- Emacs DWIM: do what ✨I✨ mean (xenodium.com) — Álvaro Ramírez about creating commands that do what you mean. I love the concept!
- Go Fuzzing is Beta Ready (blog.golang.org) — Katie Hockman and Jay Conrod on how to get started with the new builtin fuzzing in Go.
- Taking Rust for a Test Drive (ferrous-systems.com) — Lotte and James provide some tips on how to get started with Rust in your work place.
- The Website Obesity Crisis (idlewords.com) — A talk by Maciej Cegłowski (the creator of Pinboard) about "website obesity".
- How does a USB keyboard work? (youtube.com) — Ben Eater analyses the signal of a USB Keyboard.
- TWO Unpickable (?) Locks for Lock Picking Lawyer! (youtube.com) — StuffMadeHere created two locks with very interesting anti-picking features.
Cutting Room Floor
- A Concrete Introduction to Probability (github.com/novig) — Peter Norvig explains the basics of probability with a Jupiter Notebook.
- Bullet journalling for software engineers (and other not-necessarily-artistic people) (ksylor.github.io) — Katie Sylor-Miller on how to get started with bullet journaling.
- How the World Ran Out of Everything (nytimes.com) — Peter S. Goodman explains the Just In Time principle corporations apply to their manufacturing process which now leads to delays.
- Stop Trying to Raise Successful Kids (theatlantic.com) — Adam Grant and Allison Sweet Grant about why some people subconsciously prioritise success over kindness when rising their kids.
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