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How (some) good corporate engineering blogs are written (via) Dan Luu interviewed engineers from Cloudflare, Heap, and Segment—three companies with excellent technical blogs—and three other unnamed companies with blogs he categorized as lame.

His conclusion? The design of the process for publishing—most notable the speed and number of approvals needed to get something published—makes all the difference.

# 1st June 2024, 8:35 am / blogging, dan-luu


Computer latency: 1977-2017 (via) Dan Luu used a 240 fps camera to investigate the latency between hitting a key and having the character show up on the display across four decades of computing devices... and found 1983’s Apple IIe outperformed everything else. He goes to great lengths to explain why in his accompanying write-up.

# 26th December 2017, 12:28 am / performance, dan-luu