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πŸ”₯ Weekend Reading

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

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Weekend Reading β€” β€œThere ain't no more swaps”

This week we got two serverless databases, 8-bit icons, a better search experience, follow links for Mastodon, and a 3D printer challenge.

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Weekend Reading β€” πŸ‘‹ "Say it's an OKR meeting"

This week we text from a plane, review a large PR (or not), use Twitter even less (or is it fewer?), and decode 15th-century PR spin.

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Weekend Reading β€” πŸ‘‹ Rolling with the boilerplate

This week we use AI to find bugs and generate security holes, flex with cats, design for Teletext, and defeat a chicken.

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Weekend Reading β€” 🍿 It's all just a simulation

This week we bring out the popcorn, as we watch FTX implode and the big Twitter exodus. We also we learn about defensive CSS, and pre-sleep phone time.

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November 6th, 2022 5 min read

Weekend Reading β€” πŸ‘‹ No-vember: learn to say "no" to feature requests

This week we talk about server-side image rendering, making great presentations, and the opposite sides of fine-tuned AI art.

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October 29th, 2022 5 min read

Weekend Reading β€” πŸ‘» Inspiring deadline

This week React goes async, semantic HTML is not a vibe, we hire a Chief Deadline Officer, dust off the old printer, and play in the mud.

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October 22nd, 2022 7 min read

Weekend Reading β€” πŸ‘‹ Any desk is a standing desk if you’re short enough

This week we help a machine generate art, so we can out-source our thought leadership, wash in WFG, and set up our OpenTable profile.

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October 15th, 2022 6 min read

Weekend Reading β€” πŸ‘‹ Fan theory

This week we get over our jet lag, have a git together, reverse engineer prompts at the Louvre, and even more Apple Watch workouts.

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September 24th, 2022 8 min read

Weekend Reading β€” πŸ‘‹ 0.1 + 0.2

This week we play Dungeon & Types, visualize our designs IRL, FOMO into the Metaverse, and wrestle a bear for a Belgium waffle.

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