weekly reel December 12, 2021

👋, humans. Have some ocnotes, thx James.

Food-$$-Booze-Xmas by ocnotes (bandcamp.com)

News

jwz: Vaccination and base rate fallacy.

SMBC: Feral economist.

Yankee Candle’s stages of abstraction, via waxy.

Tech

Another 👌 optimization lecture by Casey Muratori (of Handmade Hero) extracted from his “refterm” project aiming at building a performant terminal emulator: 1. Philosophies of optimization, 2. Slow code isolation, 3. Minimal buffer processing, 4. Glyph hash table, 5. Parsing with SIMD.

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