89 / Use the Wrong Tool for the Job
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Toot of the Week
and the brain-genius typed "no one would do anything without a profit motive!" and hit send on a button rendered by an open source front end framework firing off an event handled by an open source programming language that sends a packet in a format conforming to an open specification over a protocol developed at universities with public funding until it reaches a web server running an open source operating system that files the hot take away into an open source database for safe keeping
3 min · world.hey.com
João Alves about a way to create motivation by providing purpose through weekly updates.
2 min · mastodon.social/@kevlin
Kevlin Henney has some tricks for effective ADRs (Architecture Decision Records).
11 min · simplethread.com
Justin Etheredge has 20 pieces of great advice for software engineers.
4 min · buttondown.email/hillelwayne
Hillel Wayne about using complexity and what it means to use the "right" tool.
11 min · jvns.ca
Julia Evans asked on Mastodon and collected 9 examples of problems with integers.
3 min · datavirke.dk
Mathias Pius about the rarely used
Fallible<T> type in Rust.
22 min · rauljordan.com
Raul Jordan about a bunch of Rust concepts they wish they learned earlier.
Cutting Room Floor
3 min · mkaic.substack.com
Kai Christensen explains how they became a Vinylhead because their car got stolen.
16 min · every.to
Fadeke Adegbuyi about digital minimalism, it's perks and it's challenges.
31 min · theverge.com
Zoe Schiffer, Casey Newton and Alex Heath tell the story of the Twitter acquisition and the shitshow that followed.
5 min · kentnerburn.com
Kent Nerburn tells the story of a sweet cab ride that made a big impact on their life.
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