Let’s go for my web review for the week 2022-33.

Open-source rival for OpenAI’s DALL-E runs on your graphics card

Tags: tech, ai, machine-learning

There’s clearly a whole lot of such image generation systems emerging lately. Was only a question of time until an open source one appears. What’s interesting with this one is that it can run locally, you don’t need to query a server.

A Python-compatible statically typed language

Tags: tech, python, type-systems

Very early times but this could become interesting. Maybe worth keeping an eye on.

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Makefiles

Tags: tech, unix, tools

Big shout out to make, one of my favorites Unix tools. I like some of the ideas for improvements listed here.

SSH tips and tricks | Carlos Becker

Tags: tech, ssh

Neat little list of tips, indeed some are useful and I didn’t know about them.

Code Smells Catalog

Tags: tech, programming, smells, craftsmanship

Very nice catalog! Looks like a useful reference.

KPIs, Velocity, and Other Destructive Metrics

Tags: tech, metrics, business, product-management, productivity

Very good point of view about metrics and their use. We’re unfortunately very often measuring the wrong things or using them the wrong way.

Agile Projects Have Become Waterfall Projects With Sprints | by Ben “The Hosk” Hosking | Aug, 2022 | ITNEXT

Tags: tech, agile, project-management

This is unfortunately very much true. Was only a matter of time I guess. The “grass is greener” effect is indeed the most likely reason.

Taking notes in interviews - Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Tags: hr, interviews

OK, that’s an interesting approach to the note taking during interviews. I’m a bit far from that which is fine… and still that gives me ideas for improvements.

Bye for now!