Weekly Links: September 16
This is a smart set of criteria to consider when looking at new tools. I’d add that it’s always worth comparing a library to a “do it without the library” approach, to make sure you understand the benefits that you’re getting for your specific project.
I’ve already linked several of Lara Hogan’s blog posts in this space, and now she’s started an email newsletter. Worth checking out.
I’m about 7 years late on this (and even 6 months late for the movie hype), but Ready Player one was a great little sci-fi novel that uses 80’s pop culture as a background for a bunch of insightful commentary about our modern tech culture and where it may be heading. A lot of fun, and worth reading if you’ve missed it for this long like me.