Welcome to issue 88 of Hacker Bits!
We have a great selection of articles this month covering writing, Zig and Rust, mistakes as an engineer, web fingerprinting, anti-productivity, C++ concurrency pattern and so much more!
As always, please don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any suggestions or feedback! 🙂
– Ray and Maureen
- How does database sharding work? by Justin Gage
- Engineers Need to Write by Ryan Peterman
- LLMs and GPT: Some of my favorite learning materials by rain1
- Zig and Rust by Alex Kladov
- To supercharge learning, look to play by Susan Magsamen & Ivy Ross
- The Anti-Productivity Manifesto by Paras Chopra
- Mistakes I made as an engineer, but had to become a manager to see by Ryan Peterman
- Programming isn’t coding by James Norman Vladimir Cash
- Efficiency trades off against resiliency by Nelson Elhage
- MutexProtected: A C++ Pattern for Easier Concurrency by Andreas Kling
- Web fingerprinting is worse than I thought
- The decline of net neutrality activism by Neel Chauhan
- Maximizing the Potential of LLMs: A Guide to Prompt Engineering by Roger Oriol
- If AI scaling is to be shut down, let it be for a coherent reason by Scott Aaronson
- Tech’s hottest new job: Prompt engineer by Drew Harwell
Like what you read?