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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

AI can generalize language. Javascript frameworks short life. Quasiparticles make fastest semiconductor. X thinks it can replace banks. AI regulation introduced


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.

Mamp to herd migrate

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.