Let’s go for my web review for the week 2021-35.

Why William Gibson Is a Literary Genius | The Walrus

Tags: literature, scifi

One of my favorite writers, to the point it shaped quite a bit of my life (not kidding)… I can only agree with this.

Samsung seemingly caught swapping components in its 970 Evo Plus SSDs | Ars Technica

Tags: chip-shortage, samsung

Impacts of the chip shortage keep happening…

EXCLUSIVE Microsoft warns thousands of cloud customers of exposed databases | Reuters

Tags: tech, cloud, security, azure, microsoft

Now that’s a big security flaw… Let’s all put all our infrastructure “in the cloud”, what could possibly go wrong?

Data In The Dark: How Big Tech Secretly Secured $800 Million In Tax Breaks For Data Centers

Tags: tech, data-center, gafam

When no one wants them in their backyard, they switch to smoke and mirrors tactics. Maybe it’s time to reevaluate the social cost of those infrastructures? It’s quite clear that it’s infused with public funds.

How Lord of the Rings changed big-screen battles forever - CNET

Tags: tech, multiagent, movie, ai

Very nice piece about one of those important pieces of simulation used on screen. Multi-agent systems for the win on that one. ;-)

The Art of Not Taking Things Personally | by Dave Bailey | Aug, 2021 | The Founder Coach

Tags: coaching, emotions

Interesting set of patterns to maybe get a clue at what a particular behavior is hiding.

How to do a code review | eng-practices

Tags: tech, programming, codereview

Bumped into this. It’s indeed nice, full of good advises for handling code reviews.

Bye for now!