95 / The Ambiguous Zone

This is issue #95 of Arnes Weekly from

Hi, how was your week? Remember the article in last weeks issue titled 8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year? That really resonated with me and I‘ve completed two books since and started a third.

Toot of the Week

Before you close a web page make sure you scroll up to the top, so it's in the right position for the next person



The Ambiguous Zone

3 min · bennorthrop.com

Ben Northrop about the magic line in between doing what you're told blindly and doing what you want (disregarding the given direction).

I don't think I want my next promotion (yet)

4 min · jvt.me

Jamie Tanna about the advantages of staying at your level and vibe.


Betraying vim for the IDEs of March

5 min · ntietz.com

nicholas talks about their experience of switching from screenshare to interactive pair programming.

Typst starts its public beta test and goes open source

3 min · typst.app

Martin Haug introduces an modern alternative to LaTeX, written in Rust (my beloved) and completely open-source.

Defer blocks and async drop

6 min · ncameron.org

Nick Cameron shares their thoughts on async cleanup in Rust functions.


The End of Front-End Development

1 min · joshwcomeau.com

Josh Comeau about the future of programming using LLM's.

ChatGPT is about to revolutionize the economy. We need to decide what that looks like.

9 min · technologyreview.com

David Rotman about the possible impact of the AI revolution on the economy and workers and how it's up to us to shape the future.

Cutting Room Floor

Learning the ropes: why Germany is building risk into its playgrounds

4 min · theguardian.com

Philip Oltermann about the reasons to build playgrounds that teach kids to navigate risky situations.

They will lose your data

1 min · seths.blog

Seth Godin about the importance for personal backups instead of trusting the cloud of other people.


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