50 / How To Do Less

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How To Do Less

10 min · alexturek.com

Alex Turek about setting priorities and getting out of the trap of too much to do (and staying out).

Software Engineering

Generics can make your Go code slower

30 min · planetscale.com

Vicent Marti from Planetscale talks about the inner workings of generics in Go 1.18 and what it means for performance. If you use Go but don't really care about the low-level stuff, scroll way down and check out DOs and DON'Ts.

How Go Mitigates Supply Chain Attacks

6 min · go.dev

Filippo Valsorda lists ways how Go works against supply chain attacks.

How we used Go 1.18 when designing our Identifiers

9 min · encore.dev

Dominic Black compares different identifier technologies (think auto-incrementing database ids or UUIDs) and describes a real-world use of Go generics.

When not to use Rust?

1 min · kerkour.com

Sylvain Kerkour lists four scenarios where Rust might not be the best choice.

Why Rust mutexes look like they do

20 min · cliffle.com

Cliff L. Biffle compares traditional C mutexes to Rust mutexes and explains why the Rust version looks the way it does.

Cutting Room Floor

Web3.0: A Libertarian Dystopia (Video)

1 min · youtu.be

münecat talks about cryptocurrencies, NFTs, web3 and everything else related to the children of the coin. It's long but it's definitely worth it. Thanks, Jan!

Ben McKenzie Would Like a Word With the Crypto Bros

9 min · nytimes.com

David Yaffe-Bellany about the actor known from O.C. (and Gotham) Ben McKenzie and his experience with crypto.

Mac external displays for designers and developers, part 2

7 min · bjango.com

Marc Edwards compares external displays for Macs including factors like pixel density, colour space and more.

Machu Picchu: Inca site ‘has gone by wrong name for over 100 years’

2 min · theguardian.com

Machu Picchu was apparently called "Huayna Picchu" by the Inca, according to a paper by Peruvian historian and US archaeologist.

Daily-driving a Mac, one year later

5 min · catfox.life

Cat fox about the things they love about macOS, coming from Linux.


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