113 / Just normal web things

This is issue #113 of Arnes Weekly from

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Stopping at 90%

1 min · austinhenley.com

Austin Z. Henley about the drawbacks of stopping your project at 90 % and calling it done.

Retrospective Prompts

3 min · two-wrongs.com

Chris has a list of prompts for development retrospectives.


Relay-style GraphQL

20 min · alan.norbauer.com

Alan Norbauer about the benefits of Relay-style GraphQL.

I’m betting on HTML

4 min · catskull.net

This blog post highlights native HTML elements and explains why they might be a better choice than your 4MB JavaScript date picker.

Run Llama 2 on your own Mac using LLM and Homebrew

6 min · simonwillison.net

Simon Willison explains how you can run Llama 2 on your Mac.

Invisible Details of Interaction Design

14 min · rauno.me

rauno writes an essay about interaction design and the factors for greatness.

Just normal web things.

3 min · heather-buchel.com

Heather Buchel lists browser-native features that people rely on but are often overridden using JavaScript.

Cutting Room Floor

What to Do with Climate Emotions

19 min · newyorker.com

Jia Tolentino about climate anxiety and different ways to deal with it.

U.S. recovered non-human 'biologics' from UFO crash sites, former intel official says

6 min · npr.org

Vanessa Romo, Bill Chappell summarize the UAP hearing about extraterrestrial objects and non-human biological matter.


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