Thursday, April 14, 2022

Early Friday Links 22-12

Foto of Amiga 1000 homecomputer
Amiga 1000

Short and quiet week. I liked the refresher on engineering directors and 1:1s.


Mailbag: Resources for Engineering Directors. - helpful summary of previous articles and book pointers

Episode #2: The First Taste of Metrics - continuation of the metrics blog post series 

One on One Meetings: The Only Guide Managers Need - I get more and more annoyed by the Lighthouse posts, but this one is a good overview


Performance at GitHub: deferring stats with rack.after_reply - I am pretty sure I did something similar in PHP ten years ago

De-anonymizing Bitcoin - I hope this is another nail in that coffin


Sun, sea and now smoke free: Barcelona bans cigarettes on the beach - nice!

Coming soon: More ways to repair your Pixel phone - good to see more repairable devices. Swapping screens and batteries should be something everybody can do

Police in Spain seize €29m haul of stuffed endangered animals - what the fuck is wrong with people?


Autonomous murderbot pulled over by SFPD; tries to escape. - this is not the urban future I imagined

The streets belong to the people - "understanding that the streets quite literally belong to the public is a good place to start."

Heavy-Ass EVs Are Going To Kill Us All - in Europe you will need a truck license to drive the Hummer EV. As much as I would like do drive it off-road for fun, it is a pretty pointless car.

Colorado approves bill to let cyclists ride through red lights - but what will drivers complain about then?

Random Computers

A500 Mini review – tiny Commodore Amiga is a robust piece of tech nostalgia - I stick with emulation for now until I can revive my Amiga with pistorm

How to ace your interview [Comic] - I can relate

Cylinder Records - New music on dead formats taken to the extreme [YouTube] - if you thought collecting cassette decks was weird

Friday Links Disclaimer
Inclusion of links does not imply that I agree with the content of linked articles or podcasts. I am just interested in all kind of perspectives. If you follow the link posts over time you might notice common themes though.
More about the links in a separate post: About Friday Links.

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