The World Wide Web is full of neat things. Here are some of them.
subconscious.substack.com / All you need is links
Most new “features” in web-based software can be represented as hyperlinks.
flak.tedunangst.com / features are faults redux
This talk explains the root cause of all computer security bugs: features.
artemis.sh / why i don’t use analytics
benhoyt.com / The small web is beautiful
This article is an excellent explanation of the “small web” culture that has so heavily influenced this website.
zwischenzugs.com / Business Value, Soccer Canteens, Engineer Retention, and the Bricklayer Fallacy
An argument against Scrum and the overuse of “metrics” to justify engineering work.
j3s.sh / write posix shell
Shell scripting can be quite productive.
counterpunch.org / Rethinking ‘Back to Normal’ in the Pandemicene
An article that excellently summarizes the public health disaster that society has wrought upon itself in its misinformed attempt to get “back to normal”.
EDIT 2023-06-08: Given that New York now has the world’s worst air quality, I would say this article is even more important.
taylor.town / How to be a -10x Engineer
A satirical article explaining the ways engineering time can be wasted.