Web dev at the end of the world, from Hveragerði, Iceland

‘What’s the game?’, and other links


What’s the Game?

It’s useful when you’re reading social media, articles, or papers to ask yourself questions about the writer.

Now, most of the questions are standard ones—lines of inquiry you might find recommended in books such as How to Read a Book—but there are a couple of additional questions that become especially useful in a world dominated by social media:

  1. What does the author want to believe?
  2. What’s the game?

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​"Modern software quality, or why I think using language models for programming is a bad idea"​

This massive 7000 word essay is based on a talk I gave at Hakkavélin, a hackerspace in Reykjavík.


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