This is issue #9 of Arnes Weekly.

Always be quitting

Welcome to another issue of Arnes Weekly. Enjoy! ✌️

Tweet of the week

If you're on twitter long enough your personality either becomes "the woke mob can't handle me" or "I'm hot and sad and pro-union", there are no other options — @ZackBornstein on Twitter

Culture

  • Always be quitting (jmmv.dev) — Julio Merino talks about how "making yourself replaceable" can make you a better engineer and lead to growth opportunities.
  • The Upcoming Remote Work Company Culture War (ez.substack.com) — Ed Zitron in a very opinionated piece about the excuses for telling people to go back to the office.
  • A Project of One's Own (paulgraham.com) — Paul Graham makes a point about the joy and excitement of doing projects just for you.

Privacy

  • Will Apple Mail threaten the newsletter boom? (platformer.news) — Casey Newton about the impact that Apple Mails new privacy features can have on newsletters. I must say I can't sympathise with business models that rely on tracking people (Arnes Weekly has no tracking and it never will).
  • Privacy analysis of FLoC (blog.mozilla.org) — Eric Rescorla talks about the privacy problems with Googles Federated Learning of Cohorts (or FLoC) proposal.
  • It’s time to ditch Chrome (wired.co.uk) — Kate O'Flaherty about the various reasons to switch browsers.

Software Engineering

Cutting Room Floor


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