Developer Weekly

A petite curation of developer news.

Curated by Dennis O'Keeffe

Developer Weekly #56

25 July 2021

The Framework Laptop is now shipping. AWS's Egregious Egress. BirdNet – Identify Birds by Sound. The FTC Votes Unanimously to Enforce Right to Repair. Migrating Facebook to MySQL 8.0.

6 min read

Developer Weekly #56

18 July 2021

Looking Glass: Run a Windows VM on Linux in a Window with Native Performance. Mysterious DNA sequences, known as ‘Borgs,’ recovered from California mud. Fullstaq Ruby: Ruby, optimized for production. HaikuOS running on RISC-V hardware (HiFive Unmatched). React's UI State Model vs. Vanilla JavaScript.

7 min read

Developer Weekly #54

05 July 2021

Students flee field as computer 'fad fades' (1987). GitHub Copilot giving outdated code. YouTube channel “TechLead” creator has created a crypto and pulled the rug.

7 min read

Developer Weekly #53

20 June 2021

A specific network name can completely disable Wi-Fi on your iPhone, Reinforcement Learning: Theory and Algorithms, MiSTer FPGA GBA Splitscreen Multiplayer, TheHarvester: Emails, subdomains and names harvester for OSINT, U.S. senators propose 25% tax credit for semiconductor manufacturing.

7 min read

Developer Weekly #52

13 June 2021

Python is 1.3x faster by just adjusting some compiling options for libpython, Do you really need Redis? How to get away with just PostgreSQL, 1992: Silverwolf, Scientists find second ‘short sleep’ gene (2019), As religious faith has declined, ideological intensity has risen.

7 min read

Developer Weekly #51

06 June 2021

Show HN: Rustpad, a self-hosted online collaborative text editor, Logical replication and decoding for Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL, OS X/Hydromac: New Mac adware, leaked from a flashcards app, The modern web on a slow connection (2017), The Strange Tale of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program.

7 min read

Developer Weekly #50

30 May 2021

Tcl Calling Parallel C++ Code Using OpenMP, Causal Inference: The Mixtape, Astronomers have created the largest ever map of dark matter, Waking up one hour earlier can lower chance of major depression, Show HN: BBC Basic on the ZX Spectrum Next.

7 min read

Developer Weekly #49

23 May 2021

DatasetGAN: Efficient Labeled Data for AI Training, GiveCampus (YC S15) is hiring remote senior engineers, What’s your API’s “Time To 200”?, The Optimal Amount of Hassle, Sixth grader expelled after Zoom provided possibly inaccurate IP address.

7 min read

Developer Weekly #48

16 May 2021

FLOSS and Linguistic Diversity, Multiplying Integers Using Fourier Transforms [pdf], ML model can classify sex from retinal photograph, clinicians can't, Was cancer less likely in a pre-industrial world?, Drain brain: The secret life of a gutter enthusiast.

6 min read

Developer Weekly #47

09 May 2021

Linux Foundation starts AgStack, an open-source agtech initiative, Fungus-like organisms in deep time and deep rock, People who live past 105 years old have genes that stop DNA damage, Bob Dylan lays down what killed rock n roll (2016), Apple tries to get Epic to admit there's porn on its store.

7 min read

Developer Weekly #46

02 May 2021

Box It, Bag It, Wrap It: Medieval Books on the Go (2015), Indian scientists flag virus mutations that could ‘evade immune response’, Readme.so – Easiest Way to Create a Readme, Cars are about to be a software platform, subscriptions and all, What is Chia cryptocurrency and why is it bad news for hard drives?.

6 min read

Developer Weekly #45

25 April 2021

Mars has right ingredients for present-day microbial life: study, Viewpoints Research Institute concluded its operations at the beginning of 2018, Human life as technology from Greek mythology to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, The Art of Mathematics in Chalk, ‘Insanely cheap energy’: solar power continues to shock the world.

6 min read