News

  1. Crows possess higher intelligence long thought a primarily human attribute (www.statnews.com)
  2. Why Rocket Internet has come down to earth (www.economist.com)
  3. Work on What Matters (staffeng.com)
  4. Luna – Cloud gaming service (www.amazon.com)
  5. We cancelled standups and let the team build (www.usehaystack.io)
  6. Escaping the Dark Forest (samczsun.com)
  7. The missing harm of manual dispatch in Julia (andreaskroepelin.de)
  8. Compiling a Lisp: Reader (bernsteinbear.com)
  9. An update to the Timescale license (blog.timescale.com)
  10. Man dies from eating more than a bag of liquorice a day (www.bbc.co.uk)
  11. Launch HN: Scrimba (YC S20) – Interactive video for learning to code (news.ycombinator.com)
  12. Bean Machine – A Declarative Probabilistic Programming Language (ericlippert.com)
  13. Handshake – A Namespace for the Decentralized Web (meowis.ms)
  14. TikTok and the new American capitalism (themargins.substack.com)
  15. IPFS 0.7.0, the SECIO retirement edition (blog.ipfs.io)
  16. $1 hearing aid could treat millions with hearing loss (www.sciencemag.org)
  17. Show HN: Headless Recorder (github.com)
  18. Epic, Spotify, and Tinder form advocacy group to push for app store changes (appfairness.org)
  19. Color Controversy (joy.recurse.com)
  20. Database Version Control with Liquibase (www.turtle-techies.com)
  21. Mark in the Middle (www.theverge.com)
  22. How far into the Americas did the Vikings travel? (aeon.co)
  23. Hotwriting (joy.recurse.com)
  24. Is this Mahler? This sounds like Mahler (joy.recurse.com)
  25. Just how many people do we need doing that job, anyway? (rachelbythebay.com)
  26. Consume What You Can Do (commoncog.com)
  27. vici (joy.recurse.com)
  28. Snackwatch: when credit card readers land at the office (rachelbythebay.com)
  29. seastat (joy.recurse.com)
  30. How a hypothetical learning project might evolve (rachelbythebay.com)
  31. Data-oriented Programming in Python (joy.recurse.com)
  32. Is Processing Java? (joy.recurse.com)
  33. The most important feature of Sublime Text (tonsky.me)
  34. Drawing Parallel Lines on a Map (joy.recurse.com)
  35. SELECT wat FROM sql (joy.recurse.com)
  36. The Four Theories of Truth As a Method for Critical Thinking (commoncog.com)
  37. Ruby Jard (joy.recurse.com)
  38. Thunderbolt 3 dock plus 2020 MacBook equals crash (rachelbythebay.com)
  39. Marcella Hazan’s Bolognese Sauce (gochugarugirl.com)
  40. Semgrep 👀 (highgrowthengineering.substack.com)
  41. New service: UX Consulting (tonsky.me)
  42. Discovering the hypocrisy gap in reliability the hard way (rachelbythebay.com)
  43. Links on the Margins — September 11th (themargins.substack.com)
  44. In Defence of Reading Goals (commoncog.com)
  45. SoftBank, Robinhood and a Margins Singularity (themargins.substack.com)
  46. Small tech (scattered-thoughts.net)
  47. Just because it's there doesn't mean you should use it (rachelbythebay.com)
  48. Lobster Links on the Margins - Sept 4th (themargins.substack.com)
  49. What is your take on checking return values? (rachelbythebay.com)
  50. Decisiveness is Just as Important as Deliberation (commoncog.com)
  51. Facebook, The PR Firm (themargins.substack.com)
  52. An Autumn Chutney (gochugarugirl.com)
  53. My Christmas Chutney Number 1 (gochugarugirl.com)
  54. Links on the Margins — August 27th (themargins.substack.com)
  55. Action Produces Information (commoncog.com)
  56. Peshwari Naan (gochugarugirl.com)
  57. Is WFH affecting the S&P? (themargins.substack.com)
  58. Libraries and dependencies I'm willing to take (rachelbythebay.com)
  59. Wizard Zines' first print run: Help! I have a Manager! (jvns.ca)
  60. Links on the Margins - Aug 20th (themargins.substack.com)
  61. Range (commoncog.com)
  62. Sour Cherry and Marzipan Cake (gochugarugirl.com)
  63. Implementing 'focus and reply' for Fastmail with JMAP (jvns.ca)
  64. Baking those potatoes with microservices and vendors (rachelbythebay.com)
  65. Why is dbt so important? 📊 (highgrowthengineering.substack.com)
  66. The Other Digital Divide (themargins.substack.com)
  67. Reader feedback: leetcode, HSTS, and more on Unix files (rachelbythebay.com)
  68. West Country Apple Cake (gochugarugirl.com)
  69. We are a spectrum of jobs, not just one (rachelbythebay.com)
  70. File handling in Unix: tips, traps and outright badness (rachelbythebay.com)
  71. Links on the Margins — August 12 (themargins.substack.com)
  72. Some possible future zines (jvns.ca)
  73. Do a Job Market Audit (commoncog.com)
  74. Some more CSS comics (jvns.ca)
  75. Tripping over the potholes in too many libraries (rachelbythebay.com)
  76. Thoughts on recent world events and writing about tech (rachelbythebay.com)
  77. Twitter, George Soros, and Porn (themargins.substack.com)
  78. Apricot and Almond Cake (gochugarugirl.com)
  79. An attempt to make a font look more handwritten (jvns.ca)
  80. Carrot, Ginger and Walnut Muffins (gochugarugirl.com)
  81. Links on the Margins - Aug 6th (themargins.substack.com)
  82. Tools for keeping focused (www.benkuhn.net)
  83. Beware the mean 📉 (highgrowthengineering.substack.com)
  84. Practice As The Bar For Truth (commoncog.com)
  85. Chuck Norris and Hacking Twitter (themargins.substack.com)
  86. Cognitect, please stop adding alpha to your namespaces (tonsky.me)
  87. Attention is your scarcest resource (www.benkuhn.net)
  88. Why constraints are a good thing ⛓ (highgrowthengineering.substack.com)