RPC is "Fundamentally Flawed"...

From Martin Kleppmann's brilliant book Designing Data-Intensive Applications: "Although RPC seems convenient at first, the approach is fundamentally flawed." Kleppmann makes the point that function calls are predictable in the sense that they either succeed or fail, based on parameters that are in control of the caller. Requests…

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... a key feature of deep NREM sleep, which predominates early in the night, is to do the work of weeding out and removing unnecessary neural connections. In contrast, the dreaming stage of REM sleep p, which prevails later in the night, plays a role in strengthening those connections.from the…

Weekly Notes

It’s one of those weeks, where you got to build an almost fully functioning product from ground zero. I think, I’ve really missed this kind of thrill in the last couple of years. I don't know where this new journey will take me, but I've decided to follow…

[Review] Bad Blood

"Bad Blood" by John Carreyrou. Also known as the story of "Theranos". One of the best books I have read this year. A masterpiece of investigative journalism! Verdict: 5/5…