Let’s go for my web review for the week 2022-14.

Lightboard is a glass chalkboard pumped full of light

Tags: tech, teaching

OK… now that’s really neat for most teaching situations. I want one. :-)

It is important for free software to use free software infrastructure

Tags: tech, free-software, ethics

The never ending debate on the tools used to produce free software. Of course, in general those tools should be free software as well (IMHO).

The Squeaky Blog | Why we don’t use a staging environment

Tags: tech, deployment, ci

OK, definitely not something I’d advise by default. Still, if you’re in the right situation that might be an option. The fact that they don’t deploy in one go is definitely a factor here.

In defense of simple architectures

Tags: tech, architecture, complexity

This is a good example in my opinion: stick with simple choices as long as possible, invest the complexity where it matters.

Python f-strings Are More Powerful Than You Might Think | by Martin Heinz | Apr, 2022 | Towards Data Science

Tags: tech, python

Nice list of lesser known tricks with Python formatted string literals.

Improving Python S3 Client Performance with Rust | by Joshua Robinson | Mar, 2022 | Medium

Tags: tech, networking, rust, python

Interesting use of Rust behind a Python API. This is IMO an interesting niche for the language.

When to delegate, when to say no

Tags: management, todo, productivity

Packed with quite a few interesting advices. Starts from the infamous Eisenhower matrix and neatly shows how to apply it.

Your last one-on-one: what to do instead of an exit interview - Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Tags: management, hr

Good set of advices on how to deal with someone quitting the company.

The Influence of Neuromancer on Cyberpunk — sabukaru

Tags: cyberpunk, culture, book

Definitely one of my favorite novels of all times. To me it is clearly the book which defined Cyberpunk.

Bye for now!