The twenty-third edition of my weekly newsletter is out! Check it out!
This week I write about the frequently occurring problem of “go-around” in central products — when teams start building small, custom solutions because the central platform does not expose all its capabilities. This is a pernicious problem of too much abstraction, and platform thinking offers a direct way of addressing it.
From the internet, @tmcw on a fresh start for the internet, a visual introduction to machine learning concepts by @stephaniejyee and @tonyhschu, the Google paper describing Zanzibar (their authorization system), and @acemarke on his experiences in learning and using Typescript.
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