Links 11-17-2022

Links Lurking in My Tabs

  1. Learn in Public

Whatever your thing is, make the thing you wish you had found when you were learning. Don’t judge your results by “claps” or retweets or stars or upvotes - just talk to yourself from 3 months ago. I keep an almost-daily dev blog written for no one else but me. Guess what? It’s not about reaching as many people as possible with your content. If you can do that, great, remember me when you’re famous. But chances are that by far the biggest beneficiary of you trying to help past you is future you. If others benefit, that’s icing.

  1. Domestic Cozy

Domestic cozy is in an attitude, emerging socioeconomic posture, and aesthetic, that is in many ways the antithesis of premium mediocrity. Unsurprisingly, it takes its cues from the marginal shadow behaviors of premium mediocrity. It finds its best expression in privacy, among friends, rather than in public, among strangers. It prioritizes the needs of the actor rather than the expectations of the spectator. It seeks to predictably control a small, closed environment rather than gamble in a large, open one. It presents a WYSIWYG facade to those granted access rather than performing in a theater of optics.

  1. (Solar) Low-Tech Magazine

The Internet is not an autonomous being. Its growing energy use is the consequence of actual decisions made by software developers, web designers, marketing departments, publishers and internet users. With a lightweight, off-grid solar-powered website, we want to show that other decisions can be made.

  1. Homebrew Servers Club
  2. Apple Rankings - finally... a definitive ranking of apples.
  3. How to Create Bash Aliases
  4. My Small Web Setup

Books I Came Across This Week

  1. New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future
  2. Life in Code: A Personal History of Technology
  3. Everything, All the Time, Everywhere: How We Became Postmodern
  4. We Have Never Been Modern
  5. From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds


  1. Rsync - Corey Schafer
  2. SSH - Corey Schafer
  3. Rich Spirit - Kendrick Lamar

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