TGI Freestyle 2022#32

1. Zoviet France - Norsch Baelmaen 2. Kid Snero 3 - The Wicked Drummer 3. Blackstar - Champion DJ 4. Manorexia - Tubercular Bells / Anabiosis (live) 5. Rae & Christian - The Bacalau 6. Les Négresses Vertes - Zobi la Mouche 7. Sonic Youth - Renegade Princess 8. Yo La Tengo…

Weekly Links 2022#32

* Ted Gioia's Gnarly Frank Zappa Essay (parts 1, 2, 3) long but super worthy read, even if you're not a Zappa fan (and why not, actually?) * First Episode of Robert at Home, a new web series from Crimson King Robert Fripp. While not nearly as crazy as his pandemic Sunday…

The One Best Programming Language

As a programmer, or a group of programmers, it makes sense to focus primarily on using one programming language. In 2022 that language is JavaScript (and TypeScript) or Rust, with a few other options trailing far behind.…

TGI Freestyle 2022#31

1. The Sorcerers - Opening Titles 2. Gavin Friday - Able 3. Stereolab & Nurse with Wound - Simple Headphone Mind 4. Tim Bowness - Only a Fool 5. Khruangbin - Maria También 6. The League of Gentlemen - Under Heavy Manners 7. Xmal Deutschland - Mondlicht 8. Boyd Rice and…

Weekly Links 2022#31

* What the Merge Means for Ethereum, With Danny Ryan * Into the Dataverse (by Ceramic, developers of a promising data layer for the decentralized web). * Who Should Be Our “Adults”? Interesting suggestion by Robin Hanson. * Don't be Scared of Cloud Lock-in (instead, use the tools available to focus on velocity -…

TGI Freestyle 2022#30

1. Immersion - Oscillating Between 2. Minimal Compact - Nada 3. Oracle - Questions 4. Talking Heads - Houses in Motion 5. Penya - Cham Bomb 6. Hologram Teen - Élixir Trémolo 7. Holger Czukay & Jah Wobble & Jaki Liebzeit - Full Circle 8. Horse Lords - Fanfare for Effective Freedom…

Weekly Links 2022#30

* Polygon, zkSync, and Scroll each announce their own up and coming EVM-compatible Zero-Knowledge Rollup L2 for Ethereum. * Noah Smith on how to fight climate change (less posturing and virtue signaling, more development). * Timonthy Snyder is detecting signs that Putin's rule is weakening. * Aella is learning the elite class. * Ian Morris…

TGI Freestyle 2022#29

1. Fred Frith & René Lussier - J'aime la Musique 2. Knifeworld - High / Aflame 3. Beach House - Majorette 4. Land Observations - Nice to Turin 5. Appliance - Pacifica 6. NEU! - Für Immer 7. Kraftwerk - Pocket Calculator 8. Mouse on Mars - Elli im Wunderland 9. Yello…