Last Week in Plain English

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A weekly dose of tech news, a fascinating global news roundup, with a few unique stories mixed into the concoction.

A weekly dose of tech news, a fascinating global news roundup, with a few unique stories mixed into the concoction.

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#29・

Monkeypox Outbreak, Internet Reboot & Fighting Malaria w/ Gene Drives

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#28・

Global Climate Goal, Bioelectronic AI Hybrid & China's Giant Sinkhole

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#27・

Lab-Grown Black Hole, Coders' Language Barrier & Newest React Hook

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#26・

The 10 Most Popular Programming Articles (April 2022)

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#25・

Frontend Interview Mistakes, Netflix's Crisis & Crawling in Data Science

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#24・

Murderous AI, Funniest Reddit Thread, and the Never-Ending War

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#23・

No Code's Brutal Truth, Drop in YouTube Engagement & Web Accessibility

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#22・

An Interview with our Founder on Developer Experience, Russian Tech Workers' Exodus, and Hackers Exploiting Blockchain

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#21・

GIF Creator's Death, Billions-Costing Software Errors, and AI Hiring Bias

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#20・

Kremlin's Twitter Manipulation, the Mirror Universe, and America's Cybersecurity Failures

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#19・

How to Get Fired Fast, AI Discrimination, and Ukraine-Russia Digital Conflict

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#18・

Fact-checking Viral Tweets, React's Security Issues and the Anti-Crypto Celeb

React continues to be popular in the web development world for good reason, but there are security pitfalls you should be aware of. This week’s issue highlights some common React security vulnerabilities that are often overlooked.Monolithic organizations are …

 
#17・

Russia's Cyber Threat, The End of Passwords, and React's Startup Disaster

Let us not mince words: war is hell.Our hearts and prayers go out to the people of Ukraine. This week, we look at how Russia has used cyberattacks to weaken Ukraine's defenses. And the impact of Russia's invasion of Ukraine on Europe's energy crisis.On a diff…

 
#16・

Biggest Lie in IT, Big Tech vs. Innovation, and Digital Brain Replication

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#15・

100K/Year Developer Roadmap, New React 18 Hook, and Colony on Mars

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#14・

Fastest Programmer Firing, Pinterest's Newest Feature and Wordle's Overwhelming Sale

All of my friends have been playing Wordle. Have you given it a try yet? I can definitely tell you it’s fun and edifying based on personal experience. In any case, did you know New York Times has bought the game for millions? Yes, we look into that this week.…

 
#13・

Mysterious Space Object, Women's Safety App, and Coding Interview Walkthrough

Two weeks ago, we covered the story about the latest JavaScript open-source scandal which had to do with the widely-used library faker.js and its creator Marak. This week, we bring to you the story of Falso, a possible alternative to faker.js.Interviews can f…

 
#12・

AI Content Generator, Elon Musk as a Programmer, and The Milky Way's Feeding Habits

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#11・

Cops Chasing Pokémon, JavaScript Scandal, and Top Web3 Trends in 2022

It’s been an exciting week with a lot of noteworthy events that we are excited to share with you. Grab a cup of coffee and make yourselves comfortable as we bring to you the story of the latest JavaScript open-source scandal. Did you know that YouTube has eme…

 
#10・

Learning to Code in 2022, Colour Changing Cars, and the Fate of E3

With the new year comes new year’s resolutions - getting back in shape, creating our bucket list of habits to kick, or maybe, simply wanting to learn something new? Well, if you want to finally get started with programming this year, we have the perfect cours…