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Daily Bookmarks - 2023-08-20

Reading

So You Want to Hire for Developer Tooling

https://hazelweakly.me/blog/so-you-want-to-hire-for-developer-tooling/

The Power of Being New: A Proven Recipe for High Impact

https://hazelweakly.me/blog/the-power-of-being-new--a-proven-recipe-for-high-impact/

Be the 3x personable engineer not the 10x a**hole

https://ezzeriesa.notion.site/Be-the-3x-personable-engineer-not-the-10x-a-hole-41d7d1cc48254a6582f2b32708555d1b

HashiCorp’s New Licensing

https://writing.kemitchell.com/2023/08/18/HashiCorp-BSL

Videos

The “Melee” of Competitive Pokemon.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82Jn8DTEmS0

The algorithmic trick that solves Rubik’s Cubes and breaks ciphers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wL3uWO-KLUE

Recursive racks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckrrQTkTqIo

Padé Approximants

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szMaPkJEMrw

The clocks that lose 39 minutes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jGpLJRpx4w

How To Remember Everything You Learn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2ZJiIt4pmo

When W and S are hard to write

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl4Uf4c5nGo

avatar’s fights did something special

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9jxrBRMN_4

How Frightened Ghosts Decide Where to Go

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFP0_rkjwlY

Why fly to Japan and back in a day?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38zCj_zi4pI

Getting around NASCAR’s gas guidelines

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ks8JVZqHeGI

Why US post workers use imported vans

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vkxQpVQisY

The Player Who Broke Competitive Yo-Yo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4UbOxXegqA

What’s a Grognard?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNBjJXtaIzs

Animated Keg: Encumbrance in 5E Dnd

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koKL1wSRLpk

AI art - automation. A working artist’s take.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d15C_UgVS-c

How I Made the Impossible Trade Between GEN2 and GEN3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inMbtwmVlKQ

I made MORE DLC for Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6j4CfGlHFI8

The Coding Errors of the Cable Car

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xdcbbfwEto

The Arcade Game that Crashes Itself for Anti-Piracy Reasons

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewoDLDDgHkI

A vital use for Viennese peas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzJr-jkT6tQ

Reading to do

https://prefix.dev/blog/launching_pixi

https://www.scattered-thoughts.net/writing/against-sql

Tools

https://robotframework.org/

https://github.com/cbiffle/lilos

Books to read

https://csapp.cs.cmu.edu/3e/home.html

Music

Sweet Dreams + White Stripes Mashup | Pomplamoose ft. Sarah Dugas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmLBSCiEoas