Reading Log - June 2, 2023 (#31)

A little light this week, but some changes to the Reddit API look to be coming, AI might not be the job killer many seem to think it is and more.

In Depth

Emma Roth: A Developer Says Reddit Could Charge Him $20 Million a Year to Keep His App Working

I’m not a fan of the new Reddit website and still use old.reddit.com as my way to view Reddit. Their mobile website and app are trash so Apollo on my iPad as been my Reddit gateway more often than not. If Reddit kills it off...my time on Reddit will probably crater (which to be honest, is probably not a bad thing).

It is sad that Reddit, following in Twitter’s footsteps looks to be taking the route of killing off 3rd party apps that help make Reddit what it is.


Link Blast

👨🏼‍💻 Software Development & Design

Underrated skill as a developer - Derek Comartin

Software Design - Private by default - Bart Wullems

Embracing Failure: The Journey of a Builder and Maker - Tim Leland

17 Amazing Community Packages for .NET Developers - Claudio Bernasconi

🖥 Technology & the Internet

Studies Suggest That Rather Than Killing Jobs, AI Could Revive The Middle Class - Mike Masnick

OnlyFans Throws The Open Internet Under The Bus - Mike Masnick

🎧 Podcasts

Make Me Smart: Where’s the (Lab-Grown) Meat?

Smashing Security #324: .ZIP domains, AI lies, and did social media inflame a riot?

🎒 Everything Else

”The Last Good Website” - Danny Funt

Modern work requires attention. Constant alerts steal it - Ryan Donovan

🎵 A Song to Leave You With

blink-182 - Anthem Part 2