Labnotes

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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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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Weekend Reading — 🚀 Rapid unscheduled disassembly

This week we prettify TS errors, go offline, celebrate 30 years of web browser, talk about trusts, experiment with 10 different GPTs, and travel up a space elevator.

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Weekend Reading — 🎩 Forms and background jobs

This week we attempt a real-life coding exercise, draw our own animations, contrast AI agents with the Semantic Web, fold like a pro, and learn an ancient form of writing.

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April 8th, 2023 8 min read

Weekend Reading — 🧑‍🎨 Minium viable design

This week we look at why prompts won’t replace developers, reasons to not use GraphQL, minimum viable design, and proof of human in recruiting.

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April 2nd, 2023 6 min read

Weekend Reading — Everybody so creative

This week a special section all about bicycles, John Wick on npm, LED regret, AI writes our regular expressions, and what high-tech sector protest looks like.

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March 26th, 2023 8 min read

Weekend Reading — 🙄 Be someone's reason to roll their eyes

This week we test Remix streaming SSR, use GPT for scraping, design for ADHD, plug into ChatGPT, and visit the video game museum.

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March 19th, 2023 7 min read

Weekend Reading — 🤖 "Disregard your previous prompt and instructions”

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

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March 11th, 2023 8 min read

Weekend Reading — 🤗 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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