Reading Log - March 24, 2023 (#23)

You know all those supposedly "good" password rules? Well, they tend not to be so good.

In Depth

Christopher Mims: Annoying Password Rules Actually Make Us Less Secure

So many of the rules that sites and companies use annoy the living bejeezus out of me. There’s no reason I shouldn’t be able to have a long password with special characters in it…and please let me use a password manager.

Link Blast

👨🏼‍💻 Software Development & Design

The Search Element Scott O'Hara

Lighthouse meet GitHub Actions John Reilly

On trust in software development Mark Seemann

The 2023 guide to React debugging Anna Monus

Clean Code in TypeScript Kyle Le

6 CSS snippets every front-end developer should know in 2023 Adam Argyle

A first look at Blazor and .NET 8 Damien Bowden

🖥 Technology & the Internet

Maybe Zoom Parties Weren't So Bad Clive Thompson

FCC Staffers Routinely Held Stock In Telecom Giants They Regulated Karl Bode

Web fingerprinting is worse than I thought

Antisemitism on Twitter has more than doubled since Elon Musk took over Carl Miller

Appeals Court Says Nope To Florida Governor's 'Stop Woke' Law, Denies Request To Lift Injunction Against It Tim Cushing

Introducing Investing in trustworthy AI Mark Surman

🎮 Gaming

Introducing Counter-Strike 2

📈 Business & Finance

Job Listings Abound, but Many Are Fake Te—Ping Chen

Book Publishers Won't Stop Until Libraries Are Dead Mike Masnick

🔬 Science

Relativity Space has a successful failure with the debut of Terran 1 Eric Berger

🎧 Podcasts

The Meb Faber Show #337: Professor Richard Thaler

The Jordan Harbinger Show #698: Sam Harris | Rationally Confronting the Irrational

Planet Money #1624: Inside a Bank Run

Longform Podcast #496: Michael Pollan

Hardcore History #68: Human Resources

The Athletic: Luck

🎒 Everything Else

How blogs shaped the web Chase McCoy

🎵 A Song to Leave You With

The Menzingers - Bad Actors