Reading Log - December 4, 2023 (#53)

This week I read about the US' complete lack of data privacy, an old look at the Space Shuttle, and more.

🌐 Web Development

The hanging-punctuation property in CSS - Chris Coyier

💻 General Development

Maintenance Matters: Good Tests - David Eisinger

📡 The Internet

Harvard Gutted Initial Team Examining Facebook Files Following $500 Million Donation from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Whistleblower Aid Client Reveals - Whistleblower Aid

Musk’s Faulty Vision Of ‘Free Speech’ Is Driving Speech Off ExTwitter - Mike Masnick

Okta admits hackers accessed data on all customers during recent breach - Carly Page

🔌 Technology

We Spied on Trump’s ‘Southern White House’ From Our Couches - Aram Sinnreich & Jesse Gilbert

Our Ongoing Refusal To Regulate Data Brokers Is Going To Bite Us On The Ass - Karl Bode

🚀 Space

Neptune-sized exoplanet is too big for its host star - John Timmer

Beam Me Out Of This Death Trap, Scotty (1980) - Gregg Easterbrook

“Low Earth orbit is now open for business” - Kai Ryssdal & Maria Hollenhorst

📈 Business & Finance

Adobe's buy of Figma is 'likely' bad for developers, rules UK regulator - Paul Kunert

🎧 Podcasts

NPR’s Fresh Air: NPR host Mary Louise Kelly reflects on juggling motherhood and chasing the news

Coffee & Open Source: Chris Klug

Radiolab: The Library of Alexandra

The Indicator #1491: Putting the 80/20 rule to the test

Freakonomics #538: A Radically Simple Way to Boost a Neighborhood

📺 Media & Entertainment

The surprisingly robust careers of Star Trek stars who became video game voice actors - Anna Washenko

🏛️ Politics

Supreme Court to consider multi-pronged constitutional attack on SEC - Ronald Mann

🎒 Everything Else

Solving the Wrong Problem - Nick Maggiulli

🎵 A Song to Leave You With

Tim Barry - Dad’s iPad