07-Jul, 2024 - afternoon links, etc.

links, etc Home-Cooked Software and Barefoot Developers will LLMs open up a range of small software development opportunities for folks who just need a small thing for friends, family and organizational duct-taping? Jane Street is big. Like, really, really big this was kind of shocking and still fascinating to me.

July 7, 2024 · steve ulrich

06-Jul, 2024 - morning links, etc.

links, etc Batteries: how cheap can they get? - by Auke Hoekstra apparently, batteries can get a lot cheaper. like shockingly so. if we do this right, we get to a point where a distributed power system is really attainable and sustainable. sidebar - a different article where he calls out sabine hossenfelder for some bonkers bad takes on fossil fuels. well worth reading as well. Analyzing my electricity consumption | zdimension...

July 6, 2024 · steve ulrich

05-Jul, 2024 - afternoon links, etc.

links, etc Creating a Cool Room for Extreme Heat Events | Building America Solution Center wait, wut? i suppose it really has come to this. a surprising number of interesting tips and things to think about in ensuring that you’ll be able to survive a heat event and potential power loss at the same time. which in our ramshackle country seems more likely than not.

July 5, 2024 · steve ulrich

03-Jul, 2024 - morning links, etc.

links, etc Hedge Funds Fighting Gary Gensler, SEC Policies Have Secret Weapon in Texas - Bloomberg just in case you forgot you were owned. late stage capitalism has its own courts. (archive.is link) Managing Your Mac Menu Bar: A Roundup of My Favorite Bartender Alternatives - MacStories i suspect that need to revisit my usef of bartender. these options seem compelling and (in some cases) free.

July 3, 2024 · steve ulrich