Let’s go for my web review for the week 2021-34.

As demand for bikes surged, Amazon got in the way

Tags: amazon, supply-chain

That middle man nobody seems to want or need apart from the selfish end consumer… And the small shops growing their brand. That’s all the irony of the situation.

The All-Seeing “i”: Apple Just Declared War on Your Privacy

Tags: tech, apple, surveillance

Excellent analysis of the situation. How do you like your neo feudal overlords now?

The most underused browser feature

Tags: tech, web, browser

I use it all the time, it’s a real life saver with most websites being annoyingly designed these days.

Rust is not a Company

Tags: tech, rust, community, management

Nice description of the community management in the Rust community.

Boost your productivity with the REPL | Pydon’t

Tags: tech, python

Definitely worth it indeed. Couple of interesting tricks in this article.

An Introduction to JQ

Tags: tech, json, jq

Definitely a nice tool, but I often struggle to use it (honestly I suspect it tries to do a bit too much). This is a good cheatsheet to go back to for learning.

Models of Generics and Metaprogramming: Go, Rust, Swift, D and More - Tristan Hume

Tags: tech, programming, generics

Good (and long) exploration of the field, going into the different variants provided by various languages.

Why type systems matter

Tags: tech, programming, type-systems

This is a good summary of why I like my type system to be “tight”, strong and statically checked.

Burning out and quitting

Tags: hr, tech, burnout, pandemic

Good cautionary tale about burnout in general, the big wave of it induced by the pandemic… and the likely huge resignation wave coming up in some places.

Bye for now!