The Overflow #157: Tis the season for hats
Welcome to ISSUE #157 of The Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams. This week: gathering data on why people take new jobs, worrying about what university faculty should (or can) do about AI-generated text, and raining on your quantum wormhole parade.
From the blog
Hat’s out of the bag! Join us for Winter/Summer Bash 2022! stackoverflow.blog
Earn a hat this season! Winter/Summer Bash runs through January 4. Join us for this fun end-of-year tradition, sponsored by Splunk. As you participate on Stack Exchange sites, you’ll be able to earn hats and other accessories for your avatar.
Job insights from the tech community: The latest survey results from Stack Overflow Knows stackoverflow.blog
Money gets people to leave their jobs, but it won’t always make them stay.
The next step in ecommerce? Replatform with APIs and micro frontends stackoverflow.blog
Your ecommerce solution doesn’t need to know what you’re selling, just how to sell it.
Taking drag and drop tech stacks with Builder.io’s Steve Sewell stackoverflow.blog
For his TikToks and coding wisdom.
Evolve data architectures to speed modernizing applications promotion
Cloud-native architectures webinar: Practical guidance on architecting data platforms for DevOps and application modernization. Plus, tips on data management and democratization in enterprises.
Why was the stack originally invented? retrocomputing.stackexchange.com
It’s the same reason we invented wallets: local storage.
How should a faculty deal with the problem of AI-generated texts? academia.stackexchange.com
Jarvis, write me a policy for dealing with AI generated essays
Were over 3000 persons arrested in Britain for social media posts in 2020? skeptics.stackexchange.com
Almost half of them were for reposting ancient All Your Base memes.
How would a violin or trumpet degrade over time on Mars? space.stackexchange.com
Just what you’ve always wanted! Plenty of free time to learn the trumpet.
Links from around the web
Taming names in software development www.simplethread.com
One of the hardest computer science problems is naming things. Here’s how to get better.
Does WWW still belong in URLs? css-tricks.com
There’s a long-running argument over URL names. Here’s the reasoning for both sides.
Google’s Sycamore chip: no wormholes, no superfast classical simulation either scottaaronson.blog
Remember the whole wormhole thing we talked about a few issues back? Well… we learned more about it.
Why Japan’s internet is weirdly designed www.youtube.com
The internet in Japan looks different. Why?
A blast from the past: Network protocols in orbit: Building a space-based ISP.Tags: newsletter, the overflow