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Friday 26th March, 2021 #

  • Vercel Serverless Functions vs Cloudflare Workers
  • How to Create a Hybrid NPM Module for ESM and CommonJS
  • Signiant Acquires Lesspain Software to Enhance SDCX SaaS Platform - It’s cool to see my old employer doing some acquisitions, and also interesting to see it is building out a media focussed platform strategy - “Signiant is executing a true platform strategy by targeting software companies with complementary functionality that can be transformed into cloud-native SaaS”
  • Lex Fridman Podcast Ep #174 Anthony Pompliano - Bitcoin - I’m not very into war or the military so I didn’t expect to get into this episode as it started out with a discussion about the military and being at war, kind of heavy stuff, but the discussion turned to an informative and general in depth conversation about Bitcoin, some light hearted and fun banter about Elon Musk, NFTs and the possibility of the digital art market becoming bigger than the physical art market; and actually it was good to know a bit about his background after all
  • Téléchat - Saison 1 - Episode complet (4:41) - I wasn’t able to watch this all the way through
  • Cryptocurrencies - Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) - Though I do quite like John Oliver, I had to stop watching his show because deep down somewhere in my psyche I don’t believe his head is actually attached to his body, and honestly it freaks me out, in any case it’s a pretty good roundup of crypto, how about NFTs John?
  • How we approach moderation decisions - More and more companies are having to create moderation policies and teams, I guess it’s necessary these days, I’d like to know how these teams are going to avoid all the pitfalls the police forces of the world have fallen against, again and again, corruption, entrapment and even harassment have been common place, and there is no reason these new teams will not fall on the very same sword, but this time with algorithms
  • Indie Hackers Podcast Ep #197 Inside Zapier’s first acquisition with Ben Tossell of Makerpad - I enjoyed this episode because both Courtland and Ben have had very similar entrepreneurial journeys, having both had their community based businesses acquired by a large technology company, there are lots of great insights into what the process of building and selling a company is actually like, it’s also interesting because Makerpad is in the No-code space