DeveloPassion's Newsletter - Midweek Links #18

DeveloPassion's Newsletter - Midweek Links #18

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Personal development, Thinking and Learning

Stream of Consciousness to Atomic Notes: A Powerful Note-Taking Workflow
In today’s fast-paced world, many of us turn to note-taking and journaling to keep track of our thoughts and ideas. At times, however, we…

Why the Single Note Matters • Zettelkasten Method
A Zettelkasten is a personal tool for thinking and writing that creates an interconnected web of thought. Its emphasis is on connection and not mere collection of ideas.
Understanding Everything
Towards a cure for boredom
The “not creative” trap
I like posting reviews at Google Maps, especially when I’m traveling. Adding some photos, writing something, maybe answering a couple of questions. I find it…

Indie Hacking and bootstrapping

Why Success Doesn’t Lead to Satisfaction
Many successful professionals struggle to enjoy their accomplishments. Our brains’ reward system, especially the neurotransmitter dopamine, drives us to achieve goals and rewards us with a great sense of pleasure when we do. But that pleasure is short lived, as our brains are hardwired to also seek…
Customer Acquisition Guide For Bootstrapped Startup Founders
Don’t know how to acquire your first paying customer? This guide for Bootstrapped Founders in 2023 will get you going.
2022 Year in Review - James McKinven
2022 has been my first full year working for myself. I’ve made £52,090 in revenue, most of which is from clients, but a nice amount from my side projects too.
1 thing for founders to learn about Business Systems
Keep things much simpler until you reach Intercom scale.
- RogueStartups
Our hope is to inspire and educate you on how successful startup entrepreneurs have done that. This is no pie in the sky podcast with esoteric BS about business, Make Money Online schemes, and any other “flash in the pan” type business. This is for people just like you and me who know there must b…


How an artificial intelligence expert successfully launched a new AI publication on Medium
Entrepreneur Thomas Smith talks about starting The Generator, writing on Medium, being a Boost Beta curator, and more.
I’m an ER doctor: Here’s what I found when I asked ChatGPT to diagnose my patients
ChatGPT recently passed the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam, but using it for a real-world medical diagnosis would quickly turn deadly.
Better ChatGPT
Play and chat smarter with BetterChatGPT - an amazing open-source web app with a better UI for exploring OpenAI’s ChatGPT API!
Exploring Neural Graphics Primitives
Neural fields have quickly become an interesting and useful application of machine learning to computer graphics. The fundamental idea is quite straightforward: we can use neural models to represent all sorts of digital signals, including images, light fields, signed distance functions, and volumes.…
Hype grows over “autonomous” AI agents that loop GPT-4 outputs
AutoGPT and BabyAGI run GPT AI agents to complete complex tasks iteratively.
Should you use OpenAI’s embeddings? Probably not, and here’s why.
Recently semantic search has exploded. Everyone is chatting with their data, using the same basic recipe: Take a set of documents and split them into paragraphs. Convert each paragraph into a vector of embeddings that represent its coordinates in the semantic space.


Announcing TypeScript 5.0 - TypeScript
Today we’re excited to announce the release of TypeScript 5.0! This release brings many new features, while aiming to make TypeScript smaller, simpler, and faster. We’ve implemented the new decorators standard, added functionality to better support ESM projects in Node and bundlers,
The Most Common Mistakes When Using React
Discover common React mistakes that developers make when using hooks, managing state, and rendering components. Learn how to identify and fix these mistakes to improve your application’s performance and maintainability.
Why Engineers Need To Write
I hated writing in high school. It wasn’t objective like my favorite subjects, math and science. It also didn’t help that we had to write about old, hard-to-understand literature like Shakespeare. But my perspective on writing changed once I started working full-time as a software engineer.
GitHub Next | GitHub Copilot Labs
GitHub Next Project: A VS Code extension for experimental applications of GitHub Copilot.
Dumbing Down the Smartphone | []
Automerge CRDT | Automerge CRDT
Automerge is a library of data structures for building collaborative applications.

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