Friday, October 11, 2019

Read it or Throw it #214

  1. Relearning to Type
    My new post describing my journey to relearn to type. I won’t elaborate and just hope it will make you curious enough to go and read the article…
  2. SVM - Spacemesh Virtual Machine
    Another post of mine, but this time, a work official one.
    This post describes the first milestone of SVM (Spacemesh Virtual Machine).
    I’ve worked on the SVM project (first milestone) for the past 3 months.

    Here’s a link to the GitHub repository:

    If you know Rust or if you’re into Compilers and looking for a very challenging job and super fun! please email me at:
  3. Big Benefits when Your Product is Bootstrapped
    Oren Eini, one of the greatest developers on earth tells his remarkable story of bootstrapping his company creating RavenDB. A must-read article for entrepreneurs!
  4. Kubernetes and the Erlang VM: orchestration on the large and the small
    A great article by José Valim, the creator of Elixir about the similarities between KS8 and the Erlang VM. While KS8 orchestrates nodes, the Erlang VM does that same at the instance level. José also writes about how KS8 and the Erlang VM can complement each other in cases like Service Discovery.
  5. Tuple: A remote pair programming tool for discerning developers
    A new remote screen sharing product designed in particular for developers.
    The video on the site looks really cool.
    The tool is only for Mac users.
  6. How Many Words Does the Average Person Know?
    In the last couple of months I’ve worked almost daily on my English vocabulary.
    English is a gigantic language and I was asking myself how many words a fluent English speaker really knows. If you’re curious too, then read the article.
  7. gitmoji
    A cheat sheet to GitHub emojis.
  8. emacs or vim
    That’s funny. I will have my take about the endless war of emacs vs vim on a future post under my blog.
  9. Recommendation Talk: Rust, WebAssembly, and the future of Serverless
    A comprehensive summary by Steve Klabnik about Rust, the evolution of WebAssembly starting from asm.js to this day and the next generation of Serverless executing WebAssembly programs.
  10. Book Recommendation: Ultralearning
    A great book about applying innovative learning techniques by Scott H Young. This book will give you undoubtedly some food for thought. I know it made me think and reflect on the way I learn things. Highly recommended book!

Fools ignore complexity. Pragmatists suffer it. Some can avoid it. Geniuses remove it.
– Alan Perlis