Gotta love it when nerds do nerdy things. Here is a blog post about how to simulate a buffet line including very adorable emoji animations:

https://erikbern.com/2019/10/16/buffet-lines-are-terrible.html

Hat tip to @lars@toot.berlin and @rixx@chaos.social

Buffet lines are terrible, but let’s try to improve them using computer simulations (Erik Bernhardsson)

I have suspected for years that the classic buffet line system is a deeply flawed method, so I decide to simulate different methods to find out better ways

Interesting article on algebraic data type in :

https://blog.logrocket.com/pattern-matching-and-type-safety-in-typescript-1da1231a2e34/

Mentions fp-ts library for typed functional programming.

Pattern matching and type safety in TypeScript by Michal ZaleckiMichal Zalecki (LogRocket Blog)

I think it’s fair to say that most programmers understand type safety as a feature of the programming language which eliminates the type errors. TypeScript as a statically typed superset of JavaScript addresses this issue, especially in the strict mode which is more rigorous and performs additional checks. That being said, I’m more interested in …