112 / In Defense of Strategy

This is issue #112 of Arnes Weekly from

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Toot of the Week

Remember that technology is a tool. Use it to help yourself.



The Most Powerful Law in Software

4 min · registerspill.thorstenball.com

Thorsten Ball explains the effects of Conway‘s Law and how you can use it to your advantage.

At this company, we are family

1 min · pboyd.io

Paul Boyd writes an exit letter as if the company actually was a family.

In Defense of Strategy

20 min · notboring.co

Packy McCormick on what makes a good strategy and why every startup should have one:


The single most important factor that differentiates front-end frameworks

7 min · themer.dev

This article showcases how change detection works in different modern front-end frameworks.

Why the “Null” Lifetime Does Not Exist

11 min · sabrinajewson.org

Sabrina Jewson about self-referential types in Rust and why there‘s always a shorter lifetime.

Building and operating a pretty big storage system called S3

27 min · allthingsdistributed.com

Werner Vogel about the origins of Amazon S3.

Cutting Room Floor

Why Doctors Hate Their Computers

38 min · newyorker.com

Atul Gawande about the changing relationship of doctors nd their computers.


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