Cross-reading #10

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5 Jahre später – Nächste Wohnung? (

Für die nächsten Monate werde ich grösstenteils losgelöst von einer festen Wohnung leben (auch mal in Bern, rumour has it, dass ich da Wurzeln habe). Mal schauen, wie das so funktionieren wird, mit dem Leben im Camper hust Vanlife hust habe ich ja schon Erfahrung gesammelt, die letzten 2 Jahre. Es “Vollzeit” zu leben, ist jedoch eine andere Dimension. Ich bin gespannt.

Skies went dark: Historians pinpoint the very ‘worst year’ ever to be alive (

Next time you think we have it hard today, remember what life was like during this truly terrible year. Even after it ended, a decade of pain and suffering followed.

Student’s physics homework picked up by Amazon quantum researchers (

The simple but ingenious change to quantum error correcting code has grabbed the attention of quantum researchers at the AWS Center for Quantum Computing in Pasadena, California, and the quantum technology programs at Yale University and Duke University in the United States.

The True Meaning of Technical Debt (

“Know your enemy, know yourself, and in a hundred battles you will never be defeated”

Limiting Work In Progress (

Limiting work-in-progress is the tool every manager and leader needs to have in their tool belt. This is the one super power that over time will allow moving faster to the desired goal.

Building React + Vue support for Tailwind UI (

We’re getting really close to releasing React + Vue support for Tailwind UI, so I thought it would be interesting to share some of the behind-the-scenes efforts that have gone into even making it possible.

The Art of Reading More Effectively and Efficiently (

Reading is hard work, but if we want to rapidly build our knowledge and have high-impact ideas then it’s a crucial skill to learn. No true genius has got to where they were without understanding the importance of effective and efficient reading. It really is the number one factor that will change your life forever.

0.1 + 0.2 returns 0.30000000000000004 (

JavaScript will always interpret what we wrote, no matter how (im)precise, as the closest available JavaScript number. Sometimes this reinterpretation will be absolutely precise. But sometimes this reinterpretation will lose some precision.

Things I was asked to do while job hunting (

The cognitive test actually made me laugh. Imagine a workplace where someone yells, “Nazario! Get over here, we need someone add some fractions! No calculators!!!”

PSD is not my favourite file format (

This programmer does not like the PSD1 File Format: At this point, I’d like to take a moment to speak to you about the Adobe PSD format. PSD is not a good format. PSD is not even a bad format. Calling it such would be an insult to other bad formats, such as PCX or …”

Kaboom!! (

a fun JavaScript game programming library & environment

  1. Photoshop files have default file extension as .PSD, which stands for "PhotoShop Document". A PSD file stores an image with support for most imaging options available in Photoshop. These include layers with masks, transparency, text, alpha channels and spot colors, clipping paths, and duotone settings. This is in contrast to many other file formats (e.g., .JPG or .GIF) that restrict content to provide streamlined, predictable functionality. A PSD file has a maximum height and width of 30,000 pixels, and a length limit of two gigabytes. — Wikipedia