Goto Fail, Heartbleed, and Unit Testing Culture
Starting with technical examples, but actually a use case study on cultural change and safety.
Something for my sailor friends
On technical arrogance. Well worth the read.
Great writeup, great insights, great architecture overview and great decision making.
Alternative approaches to get microservices benefits are not talked about enough.
Tim Urban did it again: mind-blowing analysis of neuralink
Researchers in China announced they had used Crispr to edit human embryos.
Since I am inside -- I will sincerely miss Paul's insights, exposure and feedback.
Intro for the clueless ones (like me)
The negotiations game is shaping up to be interesting. Seems like non-actors will be pleased.
But be honest: have you ever heard of her? Boulanger’s name remains largely unknown outside niche classical music circles, despite the astonishing impact she had on the soundtrack to all our lives, not just in the realm of classical but in jazz, tango, funk and hip-hop. It is frankly unimaginable that a man with a similar degree of influence over 20th Century music would have been so ignored.
How discoveries are...agreed on.
That has a lot to do with ego, storytelling ability, and clout within the field. Who are the people who have the most power and get listened to
They are not new and they are not only young, but the article catches the gist of certain community well.
Well known, but still not accepted.
It’s worse than alcohol or drug abuse because it’s much more engaging and there’s no stigma behind it
Cake is a lie and juice is a cake.
Global warming may have some biological surprises. And dwarves should not dig too deep in Moria.
Through agriculture, world is waking up for what CRISPR truly means. I still think the most important innovations are going to be outside it.
Shades of smiles with reasons.
Following the Zaoastrion's memes.
Courage beats small people.
Software is encoded politics and this essay does a good job of exploring the intersection.
He lives in the shadow of the very volcano that, more than 60 years ago, wiped out his village and family.
Influence vacuums tend to be filled
Trump’s new national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, once remarked that trying to fight the United States symmetrically — tank for tank — was “stupid.” The smart strategy would be an asymmetrical one. The Chinese seem to understand this.
What decisions brought Docker to be Docker
Google preparing for voice future, ruthlessly.
🤔 The book may be worth reading.
Steve's usual writing style -- but a good reminder and personal analysis of physiological and psychological feedback loop
New way to track: use cross-device ultrasonic signals
Anti-big-services manifesto (and anti-capitalism)