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๐Ÿ”ฅ Weekend Reading

I write a weekly email for people in tech.

Tools and products you should know about, tips about UX, management, infosec; random and funny stuff

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Weekend Reading โ€” Healthy living isn't available in your country

This week we got a great app for hikers, a way to threaten our code, place to put our cursor, another story of a dying startup, some really bad tales about AI, a shirt to commemorate the earthquake, and some good news about COVID and bees.

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Weekend Reading โ€” Ctrl click back

This week we deploy a real-time server app, mute our keyboard, apply ethical social proof, run LLM on our computer, of all things in Excel, and uncover the most insidious backdoor.

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Weekend Reading โ€” Hurkle-Durkle

This week we play the songs of Vim, double performance every 2 years, draw a manual wheelchair properly, learn about the reality of a Silicon Valley Unicorn, discovery the uncanny history of AI, and change our toothbrushing routine.

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Weekend Reading โ€” The magic word

This week we got a UI for writing markup and securely reading emails, we avoid context switching, and seek out optimism, find our traffic sources, get more realistic about artificial intelligence, and read the new villain origin story.

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March 9th, 2024 8 min read

Weekend Reading โ€” Bill for unused domain names

This week we got tools for URLs and PDFs, a better search engine, semantic HTML, some ideas for running your business, reversed engineers prompts and biased AI, a honest password form, problematic aircrafts, and the best meme image.

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March 2nd, 2024 10 min read

Weekend Reading โ€” That escalated quickly

This week we discover new way to publish blogs and manage our tasks, stick to memory-safe programming languages, discover Japanese design show, improve developer experience, understand the difference between LLM and โ€œnext word completionโ€, and celebrate a billionaire that did the right thing!

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February 24th, 2024 7 min read

Weekend Reading โ€” Places where I've lost my glasses

This week we catalog the risks weโ€™re addressing, run Postgres in the browser, modernize our app using generative AI, learn about focus and ADHD, stop trusting product reviews from Google search, and keep the operating room free of cats.

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February 17th, 2024 6 min read

Weekend Reading โ€” The real luxuries

This week we over infrastructure decisions, plea for lean software, find some interesting productivity apps, remember good old Lander, meet the worldโ€™s most responsible AI model, revisit the World Economic Forum, and finish watching For All Mankind.

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February 10th, 2024 4 min read

Weekend Reading โ€” The Zoom meeting crowd

This week we tally the most in-demand frontend frameworks, learn how to PDF using an iPhone and no 3rd party app, make luck and avoid the paradox of goals, and wish you a happy new year and a wonderful Valentineโ€™s Day.

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