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How a clever organization of Go structs can save memory

Published on in 👨‍💻 Dev

Sometimes I like to take a look at the commit history of various open source projects, applications I use myself or dependencies I use in my applications. Today I was scrolling through the commit history of chi, the HTTP router I use for my blog software.


“The enclosure of internet commons”

Published on in 🔗 Links

DHH makes a few valid points as to why smartphones are general computing devices and why Apple and Google want them to be just phones.


Every Writer Deletes Many Drafts

Published on in ✍️ Posts

When you’re writing just to publish your thoughts, when you aren’t forced to cover specific topics, when you’re totally free about each post, it may happen often, that you start but also delete many drafts.


Did You Ever Consider To Buy A Refurbished Laptop?

Published on in ✍️ Posts

I’m a student and only have a small budget, so I usually think twice (or three or four times) before buying expensive things like electronic devices. Often I’m choosing cheap devices, because they don’t cost much. But often they have some problems, because they are cheap.


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