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Here is a list of articles I’ve read last month:

Microservices: Rethinking the Way We Treat Data and Services

A series of articles on building micro-services with persistent event-stores. The first article is especially interesting - it describes a "data dichotomy" (services want to hide data, data systems want to expose everyting). First couple of articles are more general, then it gets specific about how to implement such systems with Apache Kafka

Why computers suck and how learning from OpenBSD can make them marginally less horrible

Why endless backward compatibility is bad and OpenBSD is good thanks to not keeping it

Doing Windows, Part 1: MS-DOS and Its Discontents The Digital Antiquarian

How MS-DOS and Windows was created. Actually a 9 part series of articles that are fairly long (took me a couple of days to get through)

Tailwind: style your site without writing any CSS! - Julia Evans

This is a new way of thinking about web-design for me - CSS frameworks. Instead of writing CSS, you just use a lot of pre-defined classes in your HTML to style your website. I would like to try it out in the future

I Ditched Google for DuckDuckGo. Here’s Why You Should Too / WIRED

A couple of reasons to use DDG instead of Google (which I’m doing anyway for more than a year now)

How To Think Real Good / Meaningness

A bit ranty article about what goes into making good decisions (I guess). I’m planning to come back to this and read more of the website. This also got me curious about the "rationalist community" (e.g. lesswrong.com)

Noam Chomsky: Znovu se vrací řeči o tom, že máme „příliš mnoho demokracie"` — A2larm

A Czech translation of an afterword to Hate Inc. by Matt Taibbi - an interview with Noam Chomsky. I’m planning to read Hate Inc. and a couple of other books in mentioned in this article (Private Government by Elizabeth Andersons, Manufacturing Consent by Noam Chomsky and some others)

Life Under the Algorithm / The New Republic

Nadia Eghbal / Reimagining the PhD

What is energy, actually? — Jean-Marc Jancovici

This is a pretty dense article that describes relationships between GDP and energy production/consumption

Can the Internet Survive Climate Change? / The New Republic

I have never really considered the environmental effects of internet infrastructure and usage until I read this article

How to Give People Advice They’ll Be Delighted to Take - The New York Times

Jemné umění blahosklonného povýšení - Martin "adent" Malý - Medium

This list is generated automatically from bookmarks in my browser. The notes are added manually.