Links, quick thoughts, or anything else that doesn't need a full post
Sandra Upson writes the devastating decline of a brilliant young coder, the emotional story of the neural degenerative disease that has completely transformed one of the founders of Cloudflare
After 25 years .NET magazine is to cease publishing. It has been such a massive influence in our industry and a huge shame to see it closing
It may be 8 years old, but Jason Fried’s give it five minutes is still a must read.
It has been several years since I’ve helped out with SETI or any other distributed computing project. Folding@home recently announced it’s running a number of projects to help understand SARS-CoV-2 / Covid-19 so I’ve gladly contributed my spare CPU (and GPU!) time to help.
An in depth, and visual, guide to concurrent programming
Google releases community mobility reports, based on recent location data from Android devices, showing in what areas people have and have not been travelling
This twitter thread by Cory Doctorow explains how many complex creations (game of craps, financial deriviatives, leveraged buyouts) are using complexity to hide a scam
Template maker — Generate paper templates for many 3D shapes or objects
Webcam hacking on iOS and macOS, getting camera/microphone access without permission
How to make your own face mask at home
BBC set to deliver it’s biggest ever schedule of educational content during this pandemic
NHS Nightingale hospital opens less than two weeks after work began
Tips for planning and managing layoffs should you need to do so
Technical writing courses from Google. Great technical writing is an underapreciated skill for developers
It turns out it’s really hard to model figures for a pandemic
SoftBank pulls out of $3.5bn WeWork buyback deal.
Spotify replaces its #ThrowbackThursday playlist with #ThankYouThursday in support of all NHS/frontline workers