https://world.hey.com/dhh/i-won-t-let-you-pay-me-for-my-open-source-d7cf4568 · In Debt: The First 5,000 Years, anthropologist David Graeber explores the fascinating history of debt and economies. It starts out by debunking the common myth that prior to coinage, everyone were trapped in this inefficient mode of barter. If you had a chicken to give and wanted sugar from Gandalf, but Gandalf was a vegetarian, you ha...
https://blog.m-ou.se/rust-standard/ · Languages like C and C++ are standardized. They are fully specified in an internationally recognized standards document. Languages like Python, Swift and Rust do not have such a standards document. Should Rust be standardized? Why, or why not? In this blog post, I try to explain why I do think we need an accurate specification, why I do not think we need “standardization” (depending on your definition), and give an overview of the current state of Rust’s stability and specification efforts.
https://www.russellbeattie.com/notes/posts/why-is-markdown-popular.html · I truly loathe Markdown Truly But given the widespread use of Markdown it might seem strange that I have such aversion to it If you somehow really like it or are so used to it by now you might