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Issues from 2020

IdDateExcerpt
2021-W18

This week has been about a programming language for the Law, a collection of colour palettes, a terminal workspace, static web with SQLite and a collection of hand-drawn illustrations.

2021-W17

This week has been about CSS custom properties, structuring technical documentation, API security, an embedded document database, data analysis with SQL and a datalog to SQL compiler.

2021-W16

This week has been about an API collection, M1 floating point calculations, interactive Git, more on FLoC, complexity in distributed systems and an event processing system.

2021-W15

This week has been about UI components, PostgreSQL as a graph, notebooks in Elixir, blocking Google tracking and a tool for managing your work.

2021-W14

This week has been about Google tracking, Rust macros, WebAssembly search engines, CSS Grids and Obsidian.

2021-W07

This week has been about MS-DOS games, a data constraint language, a functional puzzle game, WebAssembly memory management and CSS transitions.

2021-W06

This week has been about web browsers, neovim, dependency confusion, ssh tunnels and unthinking intelligence.

2021-W05

This week has been about asdf, text-based games, Turing incomplete languages, Disqus bad practices and software licensing.

2021-W04

This week has been about StrictMark, bacon-sci, semantic web research, JerryScript and a collection of static site generators.

2021-W03

This week has been about category theory, exploring HTML from the command-line, a SQL linter, visual programming and the meaning of open source.

2021-W02

This week has been about colours, NLP, design patterns in Rust, taking notes and SQLite encryption.

2021-W01

This week has been about preql, sqlite, web component styling, apache arrow and hexagonal grids.

2020-W52

This week has been about point-free programming, hjson, a new terminal multiplexer and open data licenses.

I also published Dive into Frictionless Data as part of my research on how to publish CSV with enough contextual information.

2020-W51

This week has been about Entity Resolution techniques, a game using Bevy, information visualisation and leaking models.

2020-W50

This week has been about TeX, better CLI UX and an embedded JSON database.

2020-W49

This week has been about online anonymity, self-hosted archives, differential datalog, a game on politic misinformation and a collection of analogies to explain technical terms.

2020-W48

This week has been about SQLite virtual columns, MonetDB, image diffs, URLs and the Internet of Bodies.

2020-W47

This week has been about notebooks in Julia, vim plugins, open street map, datasette and git.

2020-W46

This week has been about a traffic simulator, obsolete media, 3D human shapes and ownership semantics.

2020-W45

This week has been about refactoring, ePub, images in the terminal, git and SVG.

2020-W44

This week has been about Fourier transforms, binary file patterns, TerminusDB, and the history of PDF.

2020-W43

This week has been about the origins of Markdown, WAGI, Firefox and privacy, Kitty, Visidata and LDflex.

2020-W42

This week has been about teaching how to program, tutorials for researchers, flow diagrams, spreadsheet horrorshow and some python with nix.

2020-W41

This week has been about melody generators, visualisation primitives, Rust and Electron, ASTs and CRDTs.

I also published Dive into CSV on the Web as part of my research on how to publish CSV with enough contextual information.

2020-W40

This week has been about testing data pipelines, compression algorithms, notebooks, QR codes and tabular data.

2020-W39

This week has been about anonymisation, state space models, sequence diagrams, cookie trackers and some bits on parsers.

2020-W38

This week has been about interactive articles, data governance, diagrams, roadmaps, predictions and PGP.

2020-W37

This week has been a mix of distributed systems, a database catalogue, graph visualisations, a game of bots, filesystems and WebAssembly systems.

2020-W36

This week you'll find a study on web privacy, data analysis techniques in Python, a particular spreadsheet and a taste of the future of WebAssembly.

2020-W35

This week some news in the WebAssembly space, a bit of software architecture, digging out the metacrap, productive porn and abusing gzip for fun.

2020-W34

This week I got back into the Nu shell, kept digging into CRDTs, got closure with Mozilla's XUL story and considered the perils of AR for our personal privacy.

2020-W33

This week has been about a Git reimplementation, Git for data, the struggles of Mozilla, a dictionary, geospatial information in SQLite and futures with slime.

2020-W32

This week has been about nix, data validation, CRDTs, the pre-mortem technique, NLP beyond English and responsive compilers.

2020-W31

This week has been about JQ, alacritty, interactive system diagrams and query systems in Rust.

2020-W30

This week has been about statistics in China, proquints, property-based testing, speeding multiplications and syntax highlighting for your editor.

2020-W29

This week has been about predictive database queries, sqlite for Git, eventual consistency, datalog and property testing.

2020-W28

This week has been about CSS layouts, user tracking, linear thinking and a programming language for educational purposes.

2020-W27

This week has been about JIT compilers, domain models, a pixel editor, pagination in SQL and ARM vs x86.

2020-W26

This week has been about Rust and CSV, JWT mistakes, Graph and tree traversals, Nix and Python, a language made for WebAssembly and parallelism in SQLite.

2020-W25

This week has been about AI, BPMN, a sed alternative, bullshit as a social practice and smart pointers in Rust.

2020-W24

This week has been about Jupyter for SQLite, tacit knowledge, Git, UTF-8 and flat UIs.

2020-W23

This week has been about perceptual hash algorithms, a mathematical notation, Zsh, maze algorithms and the SQLite anniversary.

2020-W22

This week has been about user experience in the terminal, JSON management, an alternative to Electron and reified UIs.

2020-W21

This week has been about database schemas, WebAssembly, error handling in Rust, database versioning and floating point errors.

2020-W20

This week has been about time-series compression algorithms, Git over gRPC, Python and Rust and securing Firefox.

2020-W19

This week has been about product iterations, a programming language, convolutional neural networks, time sadness and a particular font.

2020-W18

This week has been about degeneracy, a syntax highlighter for diffs, Rust and AWS Lambdas, driving change and a catalogue of public APIs.

2020-W17

This week has been about architecture strategy, mindmap tools, Rust and WebAssembly.

2020-W16

This week has been about endianness, Git, agile practices, observability and illustrations.

2020-W15

This week has been about PostGIS, Rust error handling, Git flows, Elm issues, Google Analytics and illustrations.

2020-W14

This week has been about cross platform GUIs, Git flows, software architecture, postgresql and search engines.

2020-W13

This week has been about Rust, manipulating JSON, Security issues with Zoom, Pandas and SQLite and databases worth looking into.

2020-W12

This week has been about graphical command line interfaces, agile practices, a tool to manage colours, Github practices and remote work.

2020-W11

This week has been about the history of the URL, SQL, hiring practices, managing Python dependencies and Nix.

2020-W10

This week has been about Rust, the sad story of time, Git flows, the Brave scam, computational notebooks and how to organise your system.

2020-W09

This week has been about yaml issues, a runtime in Rust, plugin-based systems, prolog, WebAssemby and web components.

2020-W08

This week has been about floating point numbers, testing in production, privacy, security and personal workflows.

2020-W07

This week has been about software evolution, nix, Docker and some recommendations for keeping a changelog.

2020-W06

This week has been about Rust, a game like tetris, statistics of your codebase and WebAssembly.

2020-W05

This week has been about Rust, a knowledge database, OLAP cubes, security issues with CSS and techniques for fuzzy matching.

2020-W04

This week has been trade-offs, a fancy dictionary, a typography, and some Rust.

2020-W03

This week has been about Git, Compiler explorer, Sqlite across Docker, a markdown editor and a tool to build themes for your editor.

2020-W02

This is the first issue of the Seachess bulletin, where I share the things that caught my attention this week.

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