86 / Why the super rich are inevitable

This is issue #86 of Arnes Weekly from

Happy new year! 🎇

Toot of the Week

[AI enters the room]

Artists: Please stop. We love art.
Programmers: Please continue. We hate programming.



How To Distort Text With SVG Filters

5 min · henry.codes

Henry Desroches explains how to apply SVG filters to text for cool effects.

Recommended File Formats for Digital Preservation

5 min · library.duke.edu

Duke University Libraries has file format recommendations for digital preservation in 17 categories, each with three levels.

A closer look at Acorn, our open source precision farming rover

6 min · community.twistedfields.com

Taylor explains the parts of the open source Garmin robot they're building.

Lesser Known Techniques for Attacking AWS Environments

11 min · tldrsec.com

Scott Piper explains four less known attacks on AWS resources.

Rust 2023 (by Yosh)

7 min · blog.yoshuawuyts.com

Yoshua Wuyts reflects upon 2022 for Rust and looks into next year.

Faster Go code by being mindful of memory

8 min · f4t.dev

Arthur Busser explains how they sped up their Advent of Code puzzle in Go.

Cutting Room Floor

Why the super rich are inevitable

6 min · pudding.cool

An interactive article that explains the yard sale model with concrete examples.


33 min · ciechanow.ski

Bartosz Ciechanowski wrote another one of their incredible interactive articles, this time explaining how sound works.

Why fusion ignition is being hailed as a major breakthrough in fusion – a nuclear physicist explains

4 min · theconversation.com

Carolyn Kuranz from the University of Michigan explains the recent fusion ignition breakthrough and when we can expect clean fusion energy to power our homes.

Caught on Camera, Traced by Phone: The Russian Military Unit That Killed Dozens in Bucha

6 min · nytimes.com

An investigation from 8 reporters shows evidence that the Bucha massacre was intentional and which people were part of it.

Hands On With Flipper Zero, the Hacker Tool Blowing Up on TikTok

5 min · wired.com

Dhruv Mehrotra explains their experience with the Flipper Zero.


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