Let’s go for my web review for the week 2022-03.

Tags: tech, social-media, gafam, twitter, facebook

Is anyone still surprised about this? I’m not. It’s good this gets properly confirmed though.

Netflix and Cable Prices

Tags: tech, netflix, economics

Totally expected price hike, and it’s likely to keep going.

The Intel Split – Stratechery by Ben Thompson

Tags: tech, cpu, intel, business

Interesting analysis about the likely path ahead for Intel.

The curious case of the Raspberry Pi in the network closet

Tags: tech, raspberry-pi, security

Interesting forensic of a device left around to spy a network.

Python bytecode explained

Tags: tech, python, bytecode

Very nice introduction to the bytecode used in CPython.

How vectorization speeds up your Python code

Tags: tech, python, performance

Not necessarily unknown paths to squeeze more performance out of Python. Still it’s nice to have those options measured and listed in the same post.

GPS – Bartosz Ciechanowski

Tags: tech, gps, science

Excellent deep dive in how GPS works. It goes all the way down to the signal processing. It’s really nice to see how many layers of complexity this technology carries.

Shaping Patterns - esther derby associates, inc.

Tags: management, team

Interesting piece on why focusing on clarity, conditions and constraints can help figure out why a team can be dysfunctional.

Cost of Attrition

Tags: management, hr, complexity

Also a good reminder of the fact that people are not just resources you can swap easily.

Bye for now!