Welcome to issue 97 of Hacker Bits!
We have a great selection of articles this month covering embeddings, public key fingerprints, memory retrieval, engineering culture, working on nothing, WebAssembly, things developers should learn, and so much more!
As always, please don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any suggestions or feedback! 🙂
– Ray and Maureen
- Things software developers should learn about learning by Neil C. C. Brown, Felienne F. J. Hermans, Lauren E. Margulieux
- Embeddings: What they are and why they matter by Simon Willison
- Ask yourself dumb questions and answer them by Terence Tao
- What is the point of a public key fingerprint? by John D. Cook
- Paper vs. devices: Brain activation differences during memory retrieval by Keita Umejima, Takuya Ibaraki, Takahiro Yamazaki, Kuniyoshi L. Sakai
- Balancing engineering cultures: Debate everything vs. just tell me what to build by Adam Fishman
- What’s that touchscreen in my room? by Nikita Lapkov
- Ask HN: Who else is working on nothing?
- Things engineers believe about Web development by Brian Birtles
- Cold-blooded software by Patrick Dubroy
- Ask HN: Good books on philosophy of engineering?
- The Hacker News Top books of 2023 by KristianP
- Missing the Point of WebAssembly by Andy Wingo
- What PWA Can Do Today by Danny Moerkerke
- The era of American computer magazines has drawn to a close by Blake Patterson
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