Bookmarks

A collection of random links I saved over the years. Mainly for me, feel free to follow this also.

  • Quanta Magazine

    Quanta Magazine

    Leslie Lamport revolutionized how computers talk to each other. Now he’s working on how engineers talk to their machines.

  • Web Applications 101

    Web Applications 101

    Everything you need to know about web applications in modern web development. You will learn about traditional websites, full-stack web applications, client-side and server-side rendering/routing, single-page applications, code splitting, APIs, microservices, static site generation ...

  • Gravity signals could detect earthquakes at the speed of light | Science | AAAS

    Gravity signals could detect earthquakes at the speed of light | Science | AAAS

    Algorithm set for deployment in Japan could identify giant temblors faster and more reliably

  • Metadados, a lei que nem sabias que existia e uma questão de privacidade

    Metadados, a lei que nem sabias que existia e uma questão de privacidade

    Normas da “Lei dos Metadados” foram chumbadas pelo Tribunal Constitucional português. Para melhor entendermos o que está em causa, importa perceber o que dizem essas normas e o que são, afinal, metadados.

  • Why I left Google: work-life balance / Scott Kennedy

    Why I left Google: work-life balance / Scott Kennedy

  • The saddest "Just Ship It" story ever

    The saddest "Just Ship It" story ever

    This is a story of how it took me way too long to ship a product, and I ended up paying for a competitor product instead.

  • Laffer curve - Wikipedia

    Laffer curve - Wikipedia

  • Welcome to the era of the hyper-surveilled office | The Economist

    Welcome to the era of the hyper-surveilled office | The Economist

    The Big Brotherly boss will see you now—and always | Business

  • Análise a 230 empresas mostra que 84% ignora sustentabilidade nas viagens de avião | Transportes | PÚBLICO

    Análise a 230 empresas mostra que 84% ignora sustentabilidade nas viagens de avião | Transportes | PÚBLICO

    Estudo é da Federação Europeia de Transportes e Ambiente e foi divulgado em Portugal pela associação Zero. Nove das 230 empresas analisadas são portuguesas e nenhuma delas surge com uma classificação positiva.

  • I Will Never Forget the Tears From That Day by Yuki Tsunoda | The Players’ Tribune

    I Will Never Forget the Tears From That Day by Yuki Tsunoda | The Players’ Tribune

    Yuki Tsunoda told his story in his own words.

  • Centeno defende subida de taxas de juro “só quando for seguro fazê-lo” | Banca | PÚBLICO

    Centeno defende subida de taxas de juro “só quando for seguro fazê-lo” | Banca | PÚBLICO

    Governador do Banco de Portugal pede “alguma calma” aos seus colegas do BCE que têm vindo a dar sinais relativamente a uma decisão próxima do BCE de subir taxas de juro.

  • Audi, Porsche to join Formula One, VW CEO says | Reuters

    Audi, Porsche to join Formula One, VW CEO says | Reuters

    Volkswagen's premium brands Audi and Porsche will join Formula One after convincing the German automaking group that the move will bring in more money than it will cost, VW Chief Executive Herbert Diess said on Monday.

  • Becoming a Better Writer as a Software Engineer - The Pragmatic Engineer

    Becoming a Better Writer as a Software Engineer - The Pragmatic Engineer

    Writing is an increasingly important skill for engineering leaders. Indeed, poor writing can hamper career progression, above a certain level. Tactics for more clear, more frequent and more confident writing. I’ve observed that my writing is not up to par with my peers. How can I improve my professional

  • Ukraine Crisis of 2022: The Final Battle of the Cold War - 19FortyFive

    Ukraine Crisis of 2022: The Final Battle of the Cold War - 19FortyFive

    The battle for Ukraine is one campaign Putin must lose, completely and unequivocally. The future of the West is at stake.

  • How Ikea tricks you into buying more stuff

    How Ikea tricks you into buying more stuff

    The home furnishings giant enlists a maze-like layout, cheap food, and crafty psychology to get you to fill up your cart.

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    howisFelix.today? · Felix Krause

  • PCP: ocultar que há um agredido e um agressor | Opinião | PÚBLICO

    PCP: ocultar que há um agredido e um agressor | Opinião | PÚBLICO

    Quem justifica, legitima, favorece, protege o PCP com o seu discurso contorcido sobre a guerra? Os russos. Façam-nos justiça de perceber que nós percebemos.

  • Umberto Eco Makes a List of the 14 Common Features of Fascism |  Open Culture

    Umberto Eco Makes a List of the 14 Common Features of Fascism | Open Culture

    One of the key questions today is can we use words like fascism with fidelity to the meaning of that word in world history? Open Culture, openculture.com

  • Why Tailwind CSS - DEV Community

    Why Tailwind CSS - DEV Community

    Why I changed my mind on Tailwind CSS, and why I now consider it the Goldilocks Styling Solution. Tagged with css, tailwindcss, reflections.

  • Special Report: How crypto giant Binance built ties to a Russian FSB-linked agency | Reuters

    Special Report: How crypto giant Binance built ties to a Russian FSB-linked agency | Reuters

    In April 2021, Russia's financial intelligence unit met in Moscow with the regional head of Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange. The Russians wanted Binance to agree to hand over client data, including names and addresses, to help them fight crime, according to text messages the company official sent to a business associate.

  • You can automate more than you think • Buttondown

    You can automate more than you think • Buttondown

    (Sorry this is late! Dealing with COVID.) I have mild ADHD. I can focus on strenuous mental tasks, but I can’t handle boring or repetitive work. Even...

  • Em seca há quase 13 anos, o Chile tem um plano inédito para racionar água | Seca | PÚBLICO

    Em seca há quase 13 anos, o Chile tem um plano inédito para racionar água | Seca | PÚBLICO

    O plano anunciado pelo Governo chileno pretende salvaguardar os rios Maipo e Mapocho, que fornecem a capital, Santiago. Apresentando um sistema de alerta, a estratégia prevê a restrição de pressão e cortes de água.

  • Austrian chancellor confronts Putin over Ukraine war crimes | Ukraine | The Guardian

    Austrian chancellor confronts Putin over Ukraine war crimes | Ukraine | The Guardian

    Karl Nehammer becomes first western leader to hold face-to-face talks with Russian president since invasion of Ukraine

  • Why Europe Is Investing Heavily in Trains - The New York Times

    Why Europe Is Investing Heavily in Trains - The New York Times

    Amid concerns about climate change, Europe is investing heavily in trains. The idea is to make rail more appealing, especially as an alternative to short-haul flights.

  • The Big Mac In Moscow Turns 30

    The Big Mac In Moscow Turns 30

    When the fast-food chain first opened in Russia on January 31, 1990, it was hailed as a sign of thawing Cold War relations and crowds of Muscovites flocked to taste their first Big Mac.

  • A final victory for China’s propaganda chiefs | The Economist

    A final victory for China’s propaganda chiefs | The Economist

    A terrible plane crash prompts a revealing anti-media backlash | China