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This week in dev - 11/27 - 12/1
Binance woes. Roots of the modern backend. AI doomers vs. boomers. All software has skeletons. Dog life extension drug. ‘Online’ AI from Perplexity.
This week in dev - 11/20 - 11/24
No more green bubbles. tldraw. Robo fast food coming. OAI turmoil – Sam Altman fired; Altman hired at MS; Altman back at OAI.
This week in dev - 11/13- 11/17
CAR T immunotherapy to treat cancer. Google’s ”default” lawsuit continues. GPT-5. Google Play tightens app store restrictions. MS creates new AI chips.
This week in dev - 11/6- 11/10
GPT-4 Turbo. Starlink achieves breakeven. Robovac from former Google engineers. SBF guilty on all counts. LLM’s prediction capabilities. Habits of a great SE.
This week in dev - 10/30- 11/3
This week in dev - 10/23- 10/27
Detect type II diabetes from your voice. Reddit may block search. Sergey's airship set to launch. CA robotaxi permit suspended. Too many levels of abstractions.
This week in dev - 10/16 - 10/20
Tesla opens up official API. OpenAI core value shifts to AGI. Software shipments are slower than they used to be. YT anti-ad blocking efforts continue.
Installing MySQL 8 on macOS for local development: Making the switch from MAMP to Laravel Herd
With MySQL 5 reaching end of life this year, and generally clunky and glitchy behavior from MAMP, we've finally decided to ditch MAMP in favor of Herd!
This week in dev - 10/9 - 10/13
“Ukuhumusha” jailbreak. Desalinating water makes tap water cheaper. FTX drama continues. GitHub copilot losing $20/user. Goodbye passwords, hello passkeys.
This week in dev - 10/1 - 10/6
Space lasers, Bing is worse than Google (by their own admission), what you need to know about Unicode, Amazons secret price setting algorithm & Apple NameDrop.
This week in dev - 9/25 - 9/29
FBI works with Have I Been Pwned. Shopify says no to meetings. Microsoft goes nuclear. Jony Ive and Sam Altman reportedly working on design of a new AI device.
This week in dev - 9/18 - 9/22
Tesla's new manufacturing process could significantly reduce costs. Researchers develop new type of vaccine to reverse autoimmune diseases. Dall-E 3 released.