How Estonia's Management Of Legacy IT Has Helped It Weather The Pandemic
tl;dr: "Estonia embarked on a program to digitalize government operations and planned the extensive use of the internet to allow its citizens to communicate and interact with the government." Robert discusses how various infrastructure previously set helped the govt battle the pandemic.
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Stack Overflow Acquired By Prosus For $1.8 Billion
tl;dr: Stack Overflow will continue to operate independently. Prosus is a SA based company and primary shareholder of Chinese gaming mega co & WeChat developer, Tencent.
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GitHub CLI 1.0 Is Now Available
tl;dr: With GitHub CLI 1.0, you can run your GitHub workflow from the terminal, from issues through releases, call the API to script nearly any action, and set a custom alias for any command, and more.
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Laying The Foundation For Rust's Future
tl;dr: As a result of the re-org and layoffs at Mozilla "the Rust Core Team and Mozilla are happy to announce plans to create a Rust foundation," planned to be up and running by the end of the year."
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Mozilla: The Greatest Tech Company Left Behind
tl;dr: "Mozilla is a company with a long history of moving the world of web standards forward. And its crisis should concern us all." Some of its contributions have gone under the radar - Rust, HTML5, Asm.js and MDN.
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Berners-Lee 'Sorry' For Slashes
tl;dr: "Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web, has confessed that the // in a web address were actually "unnecessary"."
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