July Tech Picks

“Random picks from all over the Internet”.

  • Handling Overload “This is a long-ish entry posted after multiple discussions were had on the nature of having or not having bounded mailbox in Erlang. The general consensus is that this is bad because the mailbox, if unbound via the language, are therefore bound by memory limitations of the computer, and all control is lost”.

  • Alternative Keyboard Layouts Nice visualizations! I am thinking about trying Dvorak. What do you think?

  • Keyboard Layout: Dvorak vs Colemak Follow up article comparing Dvorak and Colemak. In short: no decisive benefit of Colemak over Dvorak.

  • What’s the Most Efficient Keyboard Layout? No real answer, but the author did say that ergonomic keyboard and key bindings are far more important.

  • Climbing the wrong hill This can be applied to almost anything in life, not only to programming.

  • Fire And Motion Good old Joel.

  • The Meaning of Decentralization “When people talk about software decentralization, there are actually three: architectural, political and logical.”

Question: has anyone tried https://ultimatehackingkeyboard.com/ ?

Anton Kaliaev

Software engineer, blogger, public speaker, traveler

Ulyanovsk, Russia http://homeonrails.com