Software Developer, Durham NC
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Pluralistic: Tiktok’s enshittification (2023-01-22)
Here is how platforms die: first, they are good to their users; then they abuse their users to make things better for their business customers; finally, they abuse those business customers to claw back all the value for themselves. Then, they die.
Bring Back Blogs! January 2023 (2023-01-12)
For the month of January, we’ll make a pact to post a few times to get into the habit, and create a directory of all the creators who participate. Readers can then find new makers to follow before we all scatter to the winds. Win-win!
Electric Bike, Stupid Love of My Life — by Craig Mod (2023-01-10)
My electric bike sings, emits a nearly imperceptible hum from its tiny motor. I love its song. A song of peace and magic. Has money ever bought as much delight as the delight of an electric bike?
Thread by @tobi on Thread Reader App – Thread Reader App (2023-01-10)
@tobi: Some really cool (programming) tech that I think are underrated right now and that have proven very useful to me this year: Apache Arrow system, Parquet, Datafusion are incredibly strong foundation for the next…
Year in Review 2022: Tenderlove's Ruby and Rails Reflections and Predictions (2023-01-10)
Senior Staff Engineer and Rails core team member Aaron Patterson recaps his favourite Ruby and Rails updates of 2022 and some predictions (okay, so maybe it’s more of a wish list) for 2023.