Friday Lunch Links — #1
Hello! Here’s a collection of interesting links I’ve found in the last week. Enjoy!
The Little Handbook of Statistical Practice by Gerard E. Dallal, Ph.D — Want to learn some Statistics?
Text Rendering Hates You by Alexis Beingessner — Highlights include “you cannot correctly draw text character-by-character”, “emoji broke color and style”, and “anti-aliasing is hell”
Text Editing Hates You Too by Robert Lord — If you’ve ever dealt with rich text editing you know.
An intern’s experience with Rust by Alexander Clarke — An intern at the Microsoft Security Response Center talks about learning Rust with some C++ background.
https://hellveticafont.com/ — Kern in hell.
Rising Seas Will Erase More Cities by 2050, New Research Shows — Yikes.
An Illustrated Guide to Some Useful Command Line Tools by Wesley Moore — This is a fantastic collection of mostly non-POSIX tools including some I hadn’t even heard about yet.