17 bookmarks

2024-07-18

20.

Code is run more than read

olano.dev/blog/code-is-run-more-than-read

Great read on understanding the incentives behind software development.

2024-07-10

19.

How Airbnb fails to protect guests from hidden cameras

edition.cnn.com/2024/07/09/business/airbnb-hidden-camera-invs/index.html

Airbnb has always felt sketchy about how they try to avoid responsibility for hosts but the deposition sheds light on just how deep this runs. Turns out not even sexual assault perpetrators are deemed as unsafe enough to be banned from being hosts on Airbnb.

2024-07-09

18.

The Head of NASA Science Spent a Whole Weekend Building a LEGO Rocket

www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-head-of-nasa-science-spent-a-whole-weekend-building-a-lego-rocket

2024-07-06

17.

The history of Git

blog.brachiosoft.com/en/posts/git

Probably the most in-depth history of the events that led to the creation of Git by Linus. Great read!

16.

Properly Testing Concurrent Data Structures

matklad.github.io/2024/07/05/properly-testing-concurrent-data-structures.html

2024-07-05

15.

"Technical" skills

sashalaundy.com/writing/technical-skills

Great read on why the distinction between technical and non-technical folks is simply meant to be exclusionary, and whether the word holds any weight at all.

14.

Kowloon Walled City: An Illustrated Guide

aftermath.site/kowloon-walled-city-cross-section-illustrated

Kinda wild to me that such a city could ever have existed outside the pages of Science Fiction.

2024-07-04

13.

Generative AI, Which Is The Future Of Art, Cannot Draw A Map Of The United States

aftermath.site/generative-ai-map-of-the-united-states

2024-07-02

11.

On Burnout, Mental Health, And Not Being Okay

ludic.mataroa.blog/blog/on-burnout-mental-health-and-not-being-okay

Just beautifully written. I would recommend reading this even if you are in a good place mentally.

2024-07-01

10.

The Shareholder Supremacy

www.wheresyoured.at/tss

Businesses prioritizing shareholder value over everything else seems to have become the norm, but I didn't know how this insane sounding behavior started and this is a great history lesson on it.

2024-06-25

9.

Compose-ur-Pres

github.com/KodeinKoders/CuP

Being able to make slides with Compose sounds fun!

2024-06-24

8.

How TED talks became the Picotop of millennial intellectualism

www.joanwestenberg.com/ted-talks-the-picotop-of-millennial-pop-intellectualism

2024-06-19

5.

I Will Fucking Piledrive You If You Mention AI Again

ludic.mataroa.blog/blog/i-will-fucking-piledrive-you-if-you-mention-ai-again

2024-06-17

4.

Are we really engineers (Part 1)

www.hillelwayne.com/post/are-we-really-engineers

2024-06-10

3.

So you want to build a browser engine

robert.ocallahan.org/2024/06/browser-engine.html

2024-06-09

2.

Stupid Slow | The perceived speed of computers

www.datagubbe.se/stupidslow

2024-06-08

1.

CodeSandbox's approach to cloning microVMs blazingly fast

codesandbox.io/blog/how-we-scale-our-microvm-infrastructure-using-low-latency-memory-decompression