Links for June 1st

Here are some links I found interesting this week.

The myth of the niche market

“So, You Want to Build Me a House?” – When Volunteering Fuels the Wrong Things (Part One) - Learning Service

ongoing by Tim Bray · On SQS

Biography – McKIERNAN, CHARLES, Joe Beef – Volume XI (1881-1890) – Dictionary of Canadian Biography

Joe Beef and the Excesses of Restaurant Culture | The New Yorker

The Psychology of Money · Collaborative Fund

Andrew Certain on Twitter: "If you're wondering what "P-four-nines" means, it's the latency at the 99.99th percentile, meaning only one in 10,000 requests has a worse latency. Why do we measure latency in percentiles? A thread about how how it came to be

Nick Schrock on Twitter: "@rabois This is from wwdc 1997. I watch this entire Q&A at least once per year to remind myself what clarity of vision and communication should look like. It’s extraordinary. https://t.co/drAj34aues" / Twitter

SVG Animations - O'Reilly Media

streamich/react-use: React Hooks — 👍

Zdog · Round, flat, designer-friendly pseudo-3D engine for canvas and SVG

Bloom's 2 sigma problem - Wikipedia

A new take on website analytics

KosherSwitch - Wikipedia

Debugging Your Startup: What to Do When Things Aren’t Working - atrium

The Story Behind @Dropbox’s 58,449 Retweets.

(1) Transactional Analysis 1: ego states & basic transactions - YouTube

Advanced Data Structures (6.851)

#136 The Founder | Reply All

Eating Jell-O With Chopsticks – Granola Shotgun

John Palmer