68 / An app can be a home-cooked meal

This is issue #68 of Arnes Weekly from

Hey everyone, hope you enjoy this weeks curation ✌🏻

Tweet of the Week

Human: we have a color named after you!
Salmon: really? is it silvery blue like my outsides?
Human: no, uh–
Salmon: wait why is it pink?
Human: ...

@mondaypunday on Twitter


João Alves on Twitter

3 min · twitter.com

João Alves has ten points that define above-average managers.



3 min · wifine.gitlab.io

Eloy Degen explains why using Public Wi-Fi networks is (mostly) fine.

How I Used DALL·E 2 to Generate The Logo for OctoSQL

8 min · jacobmartins.com

Jacob Martin used the AI image generator DALL•E 2 to create a logo, very interesting journey.

Why I Love Still PHP and Javascript After 20+ years

2 min · the.scapegoat.dev

mnl explains why they still love PHP and legacy codebases.

Lattice-based Cryptography 🧮

6 min · unzip.dev

Agam about new encryption algorithms that can withstand attacks from quantum computers.

Use One Big Server

13 min · specbranch.com

Nima Badizadegan about the benefits and drawbacks of using one big server instead of the cloud.

An app can be a home-cooked meal

6 min · robinsloan.com

Robin Sloan about BoopSnop, a home-made app, built for four people without ads or tracking or feature creep.

Matt Mueller: Building Modern Web Applications Faster With Bud

7 min · goingwithgo.com

Preslav Rachev Interviews Matt Mueller on their new web framework, Bud.

Cut the cutesy errors

2 min · alexwlchan.net

Alex Chan explains why you shouldn't use cute error messages.

Cramming 'Papers, Please' Onto Phones

18 min · dukope.com

Lucas Pope about the rewrite of PAPERS, PLEASE for mobile platforms.

Cutting Room Floor

The world is ablaze and the oil industry just posted record profits. It’s us or them

6 min · theguardian.com

Hamilton Nolan des describes how the oil industry won’t go away by itself,


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