Weekly Digest #50

Articles

Optimizing Core Web Vitals without improving site performance

Google’s adoption of Core Web Vitals as a ranking signal has drawn the attention of website owners towards web performance.

While it’s possible to game the metrics, site speed improvements not only improve SEO, but also lead to better user experience and higher conversion rates. So site owners will at least consider finding a proper solution.

Nail Your Startup Pitch: Use Pixar’s Story Formula to Win Over Investors

GitHub stars won’t pay your rent

The story of Sizzy going to open source to closed source

How I made $50K in 3 days with NFTs

The story of designing and selling NFTs

Tutorials

Flight rules for Git

A guide for astronauts (now, programmers using Git) about what to do when things go wrong.

Tools

pylint

Pylint is a Python static code analysis tool which looks for programming errors, helps enforcing a coding standard, sniffs for code smells and offers simple refactoring suggestions.

bandit

Bandit is a tool designed to find common security issues in Python code. To do this Bandit processes each file, builds an AST from it, and runs appropriate plugins against the AST nodes. Once Bandit has finished scanning all the files it generates a report.

Off-topic

The Brain Processes Speech in Parallel With Other Sounds

Rather than turning sound into the phonemes-syllabus-words, the brain contains multiple channels that allocate different sounds to different channels and have them process parallelly.

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