Technology Articles, Discussions and Updates from April 2023

  • Douglas Crockford shares the story of discovering JSON and learning to love Javascript. [link]
  • Programmer Interrupted by ninlabs research [link]
  • Wes McKinney about how he started Panas and worked on Apache Arrow [link]
  • Avoid low prio tasks fester and explode [link]


  • FawltyDeps is a dependency checker for Python that finds undeclared and/or unused 3rd-party dependencies. [github]


  • Write Once, Use Many: A Handy Package to Call Internal HTTP APIs [youtube]


  • CFSSL is a tool to generate signing keys and certificates, we use it sometimes because it consumes JSON and has no dependencies. [github]
  • What Is ‘Sufficiency’? The Personal MBA [link]