πŸ”₯ Weekend Reading

I write a weekly email for people in tech.

Tools and products you should know about, tips about UX, management, infosec; random and funny stuff

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Weekend Reading β€” πŸ€– "Disregard your previous prompt and instructions”

This week we look at Outerbase, Plato, Warp’s new AI,, Superflare, Tremor 2.0, modern font stacks, Cloudflare’s URL scanner, and rapid fire through 11 AI announcements,

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Weekend Reading β€” πŸ€— Hug a CFO

This week we talk about React hooks, CloudFlare caching, SVB’s fall from grace, AI winter, generated AI aesthetics, non-linear workdays, and how to leave work early.

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Weekend Reading β€” 🧼 That well-worn look …

This week we celebrate cleaning products, a new timezone, predictive coding, Yiddish slang, and techno-linguistic chaos.

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Weekend Reading β€” πŸ‘Œ 6-finger deniability

This week we have a new search engine we’re actually excited about, the results from the 4-day workweek trial are in, and we have questions about craters.

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February 20th, 2023 7 min read

Weekend Reading β€” πŸ¦… Fly smarter, not harder

This week we talk software architecture: YAGNI, 80% ready, bad vibes, and LFI. We have some opinions about GPT, and 3 tools to screenshot and video demo your product.

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February 14th, 2023 6 min read

Weekend Reading β€” 🎈 BRB, went ballooning

This week we have a cheat sheet for using React, we learn how to use negative prompts, and FaceID-lock our iPhone apps.

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February 5th, 2023 7 min read

Weekend Reading β€” πŸ‘‹ How many fingers to a hand?

This week we ask who’s responsible for technical decisions, dig into the origins of spaghetti code, discover a new dopamine loop, talk a lot (too much?) about generative AI, and wrap it up with a better chat UI.

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January 29th, 2023 7 min read

Weekend Reading β€” 😎 Software is believing

This week is loaded with AI. We use it to summarize and de-summarize, help us SQL, spoken words, and handwritten notes. We also settle a semantic debate and cure our Python envy.

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January 23rd, 2023 7 min read

Weekend Reading β€” πŸ‘Œ Ctrl-Salt-Delete

This week we load up on SVG, pay back tech debt, fight name complexity, learn how to build ChatGPT, and go in search of SF/Mission super burrito.

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