Kaizen Newsletter #14

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Kaizen Newsletter #14

The day I accidentally built a nudity/porn platform

The following post is the story of a developer who creates a platform that accidentally becomes a porn platform. The take away here is that when you build a product or platform, you should consider how your product/platform can be misused.

The day I accidentally built a nudity/porn platform
I didn’t know that my next project will turn into a nudity platform and a home for spammers. But it did happen while I wasn’t paying attention. And here are the details. For the next 5/…

Unicode in five minutes

If you want a quick refresh on what Unicode is and why it exists.

Unicode In Five Minutes ⌚

Let's Build a 28-core Raspberry Pi Cluster

I once tried building a Kubernetes cluster with 4 Raspberry Pi's, but the following author went overboard by creating a 28-core Cluster, which the author gave the appropriate name "Kraken".

Let’s Build a 28-core Raspberry Pi Cluster!
I built a 28-core gigabit cluster, Kraken, consisting of 7 Raspberry Pi 3 Model Bs.

Tales of the Autistic Developer - Senior Developer

The following post is from a senior developer with Asperger's Syndrome, who tells a few stories of the issues he faced being an autistic developer in tech. You can read about it here

Tales of the Autistic Developer - Senior Developer
What does it take to become a Senior developer if you’re on the spectrum? What does it look like once you’re there? This is but one experience among many, but perhaps one that can help.

Shoelace: a forward-thinking of web components

This is not a blog post but a link to an exciting library for creating web components that will work all frameworks. If you are doing web development and thinking about using web components, you should definitely look at it.

Shoelace provides a collection of professionally designed, every day UI components built on a framework-agnostic technology.


The bonus of this week is not technology related. The following story is about one of the snowiest places on the planet and how they deal with the huge snow amount. Even if you don't want to read the article, you should definitely look at the pictures. You can find it here

How to Clear a Path Through 60 Feet of Snow, Japanese Style
Snow Canyon in Toyama is both visually stunning and quite the technical feat.

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