84 / The Riddle of Rest
Toot of the Week
rust programmers be like "pretty slow, nearly a microsecond" — @email@example.com
Projects of Friends
Kamstrup built a functional programming library for Go, inspired by Clojure and the Java Streams API. It allows you to write code like this:
// Get all users without a name. fn.ArrayOf(users).Where(fn.Not((*User).HasName))
3 min · salman.io
Salman has a list of tactics to overcome negative thoughts about yourself or your work.
6 min · workweek.com
Hebba Youssef has some tipps to help you challenge decisions or the status quo at work.
5 min · moretothat.com
Lawrence Yeo defines true rest, and why it's sometimes hard to achieve it even if you, for example, gaze at a still lake.
16 min · shopify.engineering
Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert about their experience of porting a C99 project to Rust.
12 min · morestina.net
The author shows how to create self-referential types manually in Rust and why it's as hard as it is.
7 min · rust-unofficial.github.io
This article shows the Rust design patterns Lenses and Prisms and how they work.
4 min · chrisdone.com
Chris Done describes what they don't like about Rust.
7 min · ploum.net
Ploum has a vision for a "Forever Computer", which makes you rethink your digital life.
2 min · malachisoord.com
Malachi Soord used Home Assistant to get a notification when the washing machine is done and explains how he set it up.
2 min · bleepingcomputer.com
Bill Toulas about an ongoing attack on mobile carrier networks where the hackers even revert mitigation measures if not implemented fast enough.
5 min · jvns.ca
Julia Evans collected some tips on Mastodon for analyzing logs.
13 min · ziglang.org
Andrew Kelley explains different strategies for compiler bootstrapping and how Zig uses WebAssembly.
7 min · lukas.zapletalovi.com
Lukáš Zapletal about the implications of multiple errors in Go 1.20.
Cutting Room Floor
5 min · collabfund.com
Morgan Housel lists 7 ideas that changed her life, in retrospect.
4 min · nytimes.com
Melissa Eddy and Patrick Junker about Germany's shift from gas to heat pumps.
2 min · telegraph.co.uk
Will Brown about new research that shows how elephant's evolutionary response to violent poachers.
9 min · vox.com
Eliza Brooke has written an article full of concrete tips for great gifts.
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