What’s the best lossless image format? Comparing PNG, WebP, AVIF, and JPEG XL

Practical Uses Of Blockchain Technology

Using Back-Door Adjustment Causal Analysis to Measure Pre-Post Effects

Issue #234

6/8/2022

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Another day, another issue! Also I came across this article today about how to use version control when learning something new, which I thought was neat but didn't warrant being one of the main articles.

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What’s the best lossless image format? Comparing PNG, WebP, AVIF, and JPEG XL

Published: 27 July 2021
Tags: web


Johannes Siipola compares file size and encoding time for different lossless image formats. Although the article is a year old, the formats are still relevant.


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Practical Uses Of Blockchain Technology

Published: 6 June 2022
Tags: blockchain, database


William Kennedy discusses "how the different technical aspects of blockchain technology could be used to build a single, append-only, publicly available, transparent, and cryptographically auditable database that runs in a distributed and decentralized environment for managing version of source code". I've featured a number of articles that were anti-blockchain, so figured it's only fair to feature one on the other side of the spectrum.


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Using Back-Door Adjustment Causal Analysis to Measure Pre-Post Effects

Published: 2 June 2022
Tags: data


Sharon Cui presents an alternative to A/B testing new features to determine their impact on key performance metrics.


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