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Next thing I write in a functional style in Scala, it will be using Zio for sure. This was a follow-up to a talk given at Skills Matter, and shortly followed by a podcast interview in Scala Love. Haven’t watched the talk yet, but the podcast was good.
They look good. And that may be an understatement.
If you’ve been following my readings of the week you’ll know I’ve been converted into a fan of formal methods. And alloy is pretty cool.
An approachable example (in addition to the details in the post above by John himself) based in a talk John gave, detailed by Abhishek Srivastava.
This week the CFO of Revolut resigned his position, after (possibly) an investigation about fraud. That was an amber flag, but reading how Revolut’s CEO treats employees… As a worker in the same space (tech) that’s a red. I had been using Revolut for more than a year (before I used Monzo) and I’ll be using N26 as soon as I get my card. By enrolling by the N26 link here I think I get some kind of affiliate return, I’m not sure.
In the end, it’s the hard part in becoming a wizard in anything. Math, programming, playing the ukulele.
I don’t read many hardware breakdowns, but somehow I clicked on this one and now I want one of these nightlights.
I was attracted to the premise of this book, but it felt pretty underwhelming. It has pretty high reviews, so it may have been just me.
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