Changelog News – Episode #75

The code, prose & conversations that shaped 2023

our ultimate Changelog News episode of the year

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This episodes diverges from our traditional fare. I’ve reviewed the 50 previous editions and picked (IMHO) the coolest code, best prose & my favorite podcast episode from each month!

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Notes & Links

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All links mentioned in this episode of Changelog News (and more) are in its companion newsletter.

Chapters

1 00:00 Intro
2 00:38 January
3 00:44 git-sim
4 00:59 Learnings from 20 years in software
5 01:17 Mainframes are still a big thing
6 01:36 February
7 01:47 Elk for Mastodon
8 01:59 Scalability is overrated
9 02:18 What it takes to scale engineering
10 02:35 March
11 02:43 Initial V
12 02:54 The history and legacy of Visual Basic
13 03:12 Bringing Whisper and LLaMA to the masses
14 03:31 April
15 03:41 Codeberg
16 04:03 90% of my skills are no worth $0
17 04:26 LLMS break the internet
18 04:46 May
19 04:56 Mojo
20 05:08 Why Chatbots Are Not the Future
21 05:20 Introducing Changelog & Friends
22 05:37 June
23 05:44 Val Town
24 05:57 Some blogging myths
25 06:16 Don't make things worse!
26 06:35 Sponsor: Neon
27 07:28 July
28 07:38 Atuin
29 07:54 Streak Redemption
30 08:08 Storytime with Steve Yegge
31 08:21 August
32 08:30 Mac mini modded for PoE
33 08:43 Things you forgot (or never knew) because of React
34 09:03 An aberrant generation of programmers
35 09:20 September
36 09:29 Textual Web
37 09:44 The worst programmer I know
38 10:00 Open source is at a crossroads
39 10:17 October
40 10:27 Bruno API Explorer
41 10:52 You're not lacking creativity, you're overwhelmed
42 11:11 The beginning of the end of physical media
43 11:27 November
44 11:35 sshx
45 11:52 The beauty of finished software
46 12:16 Backslashes are trash
47 12:34 December
48 12:42 Hare
49 12:52 The Chimeralogists
50 13:08 #define: game theory, dude
51 13:44 Outro (Shout outs++)

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