Let’s go for my web review for the week 2022-19.

NVIDIA Releases Open-Source GPU Kernel Modules | NVIDIA Technical Blog

Tags: tech, gpu, nvidia, foss

At last! Maybe we can finally dream of NVIDIA turning into a good citizen on our platforms?

Wireless is a trap |

Tags: tech, wifi, bluetooth, complexity

Indeed, we loath wires… but going wireless has its own set of issues. It never completely breaks but it can easily degrade for no apparent reason which could be anywhere in the stack.

Complexity is the mind killer

Tags: tech, complexity, simplicity, xp, craftsmanship

I definitely agree with this. Managing complexity is our trade.

Scapy: low level packet hacking toolkit for Python – Trickster Dev

Tags: tech, python, networking, security

Looks like a very interesting toolkit for low level network related or security related operations.

I’m All-In on Server-Side SQLite · Fly

Tags: tech, databases, sqlite, backend

The tone of the article isn’t exactly to my liking, sounds “too good to be true” at times ignoring important details driving the choices (despite some warnings early on). Still, depending on the amount of data stored in your database, SQLite looks increasingly viable on the server, replication even coming down the road.

Modeling Finite State Machines with Rust | Ramnivas Laddad

Tags: tech, safety, type-systems, rust

I like it when type systems can express this kind of constraints. It clearly allows to catch mistakes early in the development cycle.

Bottled water monopolist admits recycling is bullshit

Tags: ecology, lobbying, plastics

The best waste is the one you didn’t create in the first place. If you still had doubts that recycling plastics is a scam, it’s definitely something to read. It was again a trick to turn into a “personal responsibility” something which was a collective failure.

Bye for now!