Chosen links

Links - 25th September 2022

Auditing culture, transparency is surveillance, bring your own disaster, software supply chain

Links - 11th September 2022

Cost of opinion, technology adoption curve, low-stakes and high-stakes metrics, Typescript for library developers, deep learning and human disposability, one-on-ones with executives, Untitled Goose Game, hating your tools, type systems

Links - 21st August 2022

We don’t do that here, insidious bugs, implicit practice, TDD, files that change together

Links - 24th July 2022

Estimations, badly scaling algorithms, overfed middlemen, internal writing, educator authorial stance, strategy and PowerPoint

Links - 17th July 2022

Getting to the staff+ level, CSS behind Figma, spacing in CSS, knowledge of organizational operations

Links - 10th July 2022

Learning and teaching practical wisdom, extensible extension mechanisms, tyranny of “what if it changes?”

Links - 26th June 2022

Accelerate, coding interviews, feature factory, systems thinking, organisational change

Links - 5th June 2022

Behavioral biases, technical dimensions of programming systems, memory models, probabilistic programming language, online collaboration, fairness in video games & meritocracy

Links - 29th May 2022

Game design for virtual events, not my job, Uncurled, data and reality

Links - 22nd May 2022

Standardization & exploration, writing style, different kinds of notes, believability

Links - 8th May 2022

Memory models, beyond libraries and frameworks, agile, errors are constructed, wrong abstraction, PostgreSQL indexes, being glue, house elf management trap, best font for online reading, large PostgreSQL databases

Links - 3rd April 2022

UnreliableFS, middlewares, work standards, forgotten pain, ontological remodeling, carousels, CSS layout algorithms, trust

Links - 6th March 2022

Programming languages features, AI research, web development & despair, projects planning, static languages, feedbacks, mental model, bureaucratic psychosis, performance indicators

Links - 23rd January 2022

Errors and blocking development, team interactions as API, dysfunctional organisations, Warez, software engineering

Links - 9th January 2022

Trauma, cross-platform native desktop applications, JVM features, it’s your problem now, fast kernel headers, micro blogging from iOS notes app, Debian’s approach to Rust, writing

Links - 19th December 2021

Software genres, using emails, integration, design thinking, drawing diagrams, creating point-and-click text adventures

Links - 28th November 2021

Groups behavior, individuals matter, copying decisions, hiring, creating change, UI backwards compatibility, corporate engineering blogs, people can read their manager’s mind

Links - 14th November 2021

Building agreements, terminal emulators, culturally transmitted skills and values, default trial retire, forces of architecture, parallel programming

Links - 31st October 2021

Shamans, moving faster, task switching

Links - 24th October 2021

Cursed knowledge, speed matters, Jira & communication, visual programming tools, what to learn

Links - 10th October 2021

Distributed collaboration, no Scrum in big tech orgs, ISO-C for OS development

Links - 3rd October 2021

In-house expertise, ideas that work, IBM and cloud

Links - 26th September 2021

Single-page-app, build system, note-writing, tool-makers, management, shibboleth

Links - 5th September 2021

Agile as trauma, partitioning in PostgreSQL, technical writing

Links - 29th August 2021

Miracle of the commons, community on a single 1.44MB floppy, long gone development practices, writing a GUI framework, APIs design, software crisis

Links - 8th August 2021

Scaling, tech journalism, open-source software

Links - 25th July 2021

Vocabulary, role of judgment, successful outcomes, benchmarking, functional programming, planning

Links - 11th July 2021

Smart compilers, good examples, broken tools ,UX theatre, scrum

Links - 4th July 2021

Technical skills and poverty, Unix shell, Bitsy games, focus vs coordination

Links - 6th June 2021

Agile methods, CLI, alerts, telnet zine, Schrödinger’s code, unit test

Links - 16th May 2021

Query planning, spellcheck, OLAP cube, UML, engineering delivery metrics

Links - 25th April 2021

Data Mesh, PostgreSQL optimizer, CI

Links - 7th March 2021

PostgreSQL, frameworks, data pipelines, weird architectures

Links - 24th January 2021

Data, update, engineers, PGP

Links - 15th November 2020

Data races, Bugs

Links - 20th September 2020

Processes, security, component-entity-system, C, agile, tabs

Links - 21st June 2020

Systemd, restyling apps, internal platforms, async, modern graphics API

Links - 3rd May 2020

Open source, glitches, software collapse, Spotify

Links - 22nd March 2020

Data center, rewrittings, runnin online services, toolboxes

Links - 23rd February 2020

Understanding computers, dynamic type systems, declarative configuration management, listening for design, command line options

Links - 16th February 2020

Art tools, errror model, weird machines, ops lessons, feminist data manifest-no, software performance

Links - 20th October 2019

Pipes, text rendering, unique IDs, verb-noun vs noun-verb

Links - 11th August 2019

Small social networks, abstract machines, files, monorepos, devops for databases

Links - 8th July 2019

Hypothetical indexes, information maintenance, event sourcing, distributed tracing, designing for coziness

Links - 16th June 2019

City guide to open source, leverage in engineering organisations, playful

Links - 19th May 2019

Game development, DSL, 2D graphics, UML, architectural relic, Arkanoid

Links - 5th May 2019

Declarative logic programming language, post-apocalypse, institutional dependencies

Links - 21st April 2019

Debugging asynchronous, optimizing inefficiency, inconsistent code and comments, stand-up meetings, cybersecurity holes

Links - 14th April 2019

XML web services, PostgreSQL load tester, transactions, security maturity, separating use and reuse, operating systems

Links - 7th April 2019

Little languages, GDPR, hidden compiler optimization opportunities, web services

Links - 24th March 2019

Purely functional software deployment model, layers, on-call, reindexing

Links - 10th March 2019

Identifiers, data-centric programming for distributed systems, platform security

Links - 10th February 2019

Monadic morass, AWS Autoscale

Links - 3rd February 2019

HTTPS certificates for localhost, developer experience, state of software security in 2019, abstraction tiers, dataflow engines, second system effect

Links - 21st October 2018

Labyrinths synthesis

Links - 23rd September 2018

Multi-cloud, name resolution

Links - 3rd September 2018

Partitioning data in PostgreSQL, staging environment

Links - 8th July 2018

Voodoo software, state management

Links - 1st July 2018

Consistency models

Links - 24th June 2018

Scriptable audio, not being a jerk in open source, DNS lookup, MySQL 8.0

Links - 3rd June 2018

Don’t dump on your users

Links - 27th May 2018

Data on the outside versus data on the inside

Links - 20th May 2018

Storage systems algorithms, adopting microservices?

Links - 29th April 2018

Asset management, Redis Cluster

Links - 15th April 2018

Serverless

Links - 8th April 2018

Expected output vs. seniority

Links - 25th March 2018

Secure containers on Kubernetes, compliance under the GDPR, IMGUI, databases are global mutable state

Links - 11th March 2018

Fennel, alignment

Links - 4th March 2018

Crafting interpreters, OSS tool for parsing and analyzing SQL

Links - 25th February 2018

Postgres query plans, testing database changes

Links - 18th February 2018

Containers vs culture, cat chirality, packaging complex applications

Links - 11th February 2018

microservices, continuous integration, cloud native monitoring, distributed system design, Iain M. Banks

Links - 28th January 2018

Service boundaries

Links - 7th January 2018

Learning Prolog, data classes, Java 9 modularization, PCID

Links - 31st December 2017

Haskell, syscalls, agile, optimizations, ARM emulator, big suite enterprise software

Links - 10th December 2017

Design thinking, startup frauds, computer architecture for network engineers

Links - 2nd December 2017

ThoughtWorks Technology Radar

Links - 26th November 2017

Profiling and data analysis, machine-translated video game, Dark Souls II

Links - 12th November 2017

Gender roles, OS design, versionning

Links - 5th November 2017

Software design, cost center trap

Links - 29th October 2017

Staging, paperclips, Linux kernel development, interfaces and OSes

Links - 22nd October 2017

Let’s build a simple database, convert AsciiDoc to EPUB3, playing god in a strange universe

Links - 15th October 2017

Java at Alibaba, Cloud Native monitoring

Links - 8th October 2017

JVM monitoring with BPF, Jepsen Hazelcast, level design in Breath of the Wild

Links - 1st October 2017

Voodoo software

Links - 24th September 2017

Reverse Design: Half-Life

Links - 17th September 2017

Cost-to-fix, message delivery, code duplication, microservice

Links - 10th September 2017

First 1:1, Kafka at the NYT, C, rewritable software

Links - 3rd September 2017

Cache, database isolation, late projects

Links - 27th August 2017

Size and complexity, technical RFCs, designing data-intensive applications

Links - 20th August 2017

LaTeX, distributed systems, pain-driven development, microarchitecture, microkernels, SimCities, Lovecraft and Ballard

Links - 13th August 2017

New agile framework, CAP theorem & organizations, ascii art, electrical engineering, and programming, Linux load averages, font-size, I/O-free (Sans-I/O) protocol implementations

Links - 6th August 2017

reactive systems, joining data from multiple Postgres databases, unikernel for C++ applications, networks all the way down, cultural obsession with dystopias, Dishonored’s party level