quillette.com/2020/08/02/my-li

> Men work construction jobs because they need the money. But they also take pride in their daily work product, and the more general fact that they build and fix the concrete world that we all need.

An article by a former construction worker about the undervaluing of construction workers. About stereotypes, real and conveniently fictional and about hard work.

For me - spending most of my time sitting in front of a computer - an unfamiliar and interesting perspective.

theatlantic.com/magazine/archi

> When you’re in zero-sum mode and derogating your rival group, any of its values that seem different from yours may share in the derogation.

A fascinating article about how a common morality could help solve many conflicts - and why it won't solve even close to all of them.

Also a good case for utilitarianism, as well as for always reflecting on your own judgement and the values it is based upon.

arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/0

Fully homomorphic encryption could give us a way to fully encrypt personal data in events and compute on it without ever decrypting it.

We'll need to wait and see how applicable this is to domain logic outside of machine learning, but it seems like a good direction to investigate.

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When working with event sourcing, one of the biggest problem's I've encountered is protection of private data.
If a user wants their data removed, the event log must be edited - which is antithetical to the event sourcing approach.
If user data should be opaque to the system managing it, complicated encryption can be done on events, but key management becomes weird quickly.

However, if I understand this correctly, an IBM trial might give us new technology for this:

It only took me five months, but I finally published the next post in my blog series on website layout using css grid 😂
This post takes apart the medium-sized layout of my blog:
yeldirium.de/2020/07/31/websit

youtube.com/watch?v=q8NVy00tfd

New video by Philosophy Tube. This is a much more practical one about logical arguments and how to destructure them to make sense of them.
Funny and insightful, as always 👌

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