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Sunday, 2. August 12020
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Google’s Top Search Result? Surprise! It’s Google.

The search engine dedicated almost half of the first page of results in our test to its own products, which dominated the coveted top of the page.

Relevant: How We Analyzed Google’s Search Results.

Conda — Package, dependency and environment management for any language.

Python, R, Ruby, Lua, Scala, Java, JavaScript, C/ C++, FORTRAN, and more.

The challenge and blessing of Down’s syndrome.

Jamie is empathetic and funny – and a ‘complete mystery’ to those who love him.

Pando is back. Or: timeo teutones et dona ferentes.

Pace Layering: How Complex Systems Learn and Keep Learning (via Bots & Beer).

Fast learns, slow remembers. Fast proposes, slow disposes. Fast is discontinuous, slow is continuous. Fast and small instructs slow and big by accrued innovation and by occasional revolution. Slow and big controls small and fast by constraint and constancy. Fast gets all our attention, slow has all the power.

Totally missed this #nofomo.

Savor the Sight of Comet NEOWISE From Some Wondrous Places.

(…) in July 2020, comet C/2020 F3, known as NEOWISE, has been dazzling skywatchers in the Northern Hemisphere, with a once-in-many-lifetimes appearance. We won’t see it again for another 6,800 years.

Browsers all the way down…

HTTPie—aitch-tee-tee-pie—is a user-friendly command-line HTTP client for the API era.

It comes with JSON support, syntax highlighting, persistent sessions, wget-like downloads, plugins, and more.

Relevant: termible, Docker-powered terminals for your website.

Sunday, 26. July 12020
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Learn Rust with simple English.

Rust is a new language that already has good textbooks. But sometimes its textbooks are difficult because they are for native English speakers. Many companies and people now learn Rust, and could learn faster with a book that has easy English.

Good things don't scale.

The Mary Sue is the geek girl’s guide to the universe.