🔥 Weekend Reading

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Default Apps 2023

(Inspired by Chris Coyier) 📨 Mail Client: Shortwave and Spark 📮 Mail Server: Google 📝 Notes: Notes and Notion ✅ To-Do: Things 📆 Calendar: Fantastical through Google Calendar 📁 Cloud File Storage: iCloud Drive 📖 RSS: Reeder through Feedly  🙍🏻‍♂️ Contacts: Cardhop 🌐 Browser: Desktop: Arc. iOS: Safari (as I’m forced to) 💬 Chat: Messages, WhatsApp, Slack 🔖 Bookmarks: Raindrop

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Weekend Reading — Darth driver

This week we realize we need this truck, map the entire internet form Nov 1969, don’t obsessed over not getting hired, learn more about our brain and guts, and purchase the “never obsolete” PC.

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Weekend Reading — AI cycling

This week we complain about GitHub Actions, find the perfect t-shirt, hallucinate to the dictionary, and learn more about the world around us.

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Weekend Reading — Sorry, nevermind

This week we debate: to Next or not to Next? We recall of the future was imagined, many years ago. And we catch a break in the Minecraft bedroom.

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October 21st, 2023 6 min read

Weekend Reading — Sketching a wardrobe

This week we look at an open-source read-it-later app, how the world is designed against the elderly, the placebo effect, being a fast moving company, buying a place, and sketching a wardrobe.

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October 15th, 2023 7 min read

Weekend Reading — One minor bug

This week we have some more comics, talk about software development bugs, pretend to be Columbo, obsess over creativity, find Star Trek on a map of the universe, and yes, I just had a cup of coffee …

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October 8th, 2023 5 min read

Weekend Reading — Great to be back!

Foxes in Love It's great to be back! I'm still going through recovery, but got far enough that I'm back to reading good content, and collecting it into a weekly newsletter. So Weekend Reading is back. Hope you enjoy this week's edition. Tech Stuff Photoshop is now on the web!

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July 31st, 2023 1 min read

Where’s Assaf?

The past three months have been quite the adventure. On May 4, I was headed home, walking back from my regular coffee shop, and was hit by a car going way too fast. Seriously hit. Broken bones, torn liver, spinal cord injury, the works. I ended up in ICU, sedated

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May 1st, 2023 6 min read

Weekend Reading — So much distraction

This week we rubber duck our GPT, got two apps to catch up on our reading, distract AI with a new social network (no, not that one), and home office rock climbing.

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