Welcome to issue 93 of Hacker Bits!
We have a great selection of articles this month covering queuing theory, HTTPS, readable code, waterfall, anti-AI, tech recession, behavioral advertising and so much more!
As always, please don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any suggestions or feedback! 🙂
– Ray and Maureen
- System Design 101
- Beginners guide to building a hardware hacking lab by Wrongbaud
- Populating the page: how browsers work
- Introduction to Modern Statistics by Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel, Johanna Hardin
- How Transformers Work by Madhumita Murgia
- Refactoring has a price, not refactoring has a cost by German Velasco
- Write more “useless” software by Nicole Tietz-Sokolskaya
- Why software ends up complex by Alex Gaynor
- Why is Debian the way it is? by Lars Wirzenius
- Making Hard Things Easy by Julia Evans
- A Philosophy of Software Design by John Ousterhout
- Causal inference as a blind spot of data scientists by Dzidas Martinaitis
- FTX – The fraud was in the code by Molly White
- Python 3.12
- Knuth’s 20 Questions for ChatGPT by Donald E. Knuth
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