The Best of Open Source Way (@firstname.lastname@example.org)
7 most popular Open Source Way (@email@example.com) articles, as voted by our community.
Discover an open source world. Tweets from http://opensource.com on Mastodon - @firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Source Way (@email@example.com) on Logging
A guide to logging in Python
Logging is a critical way to understand what's going on inside an application.
Open Source Way (@firstname.lastname@example.org) on Python
How I patched Python to include this great Ruby feature
Ruby, unlike Python, makes lots of things implicit, and there's a special kind of if expression that demonstrates this well. It's often referred to as an "inline-if" or "conditional modifier", and…
Open Source Way (@email@example.com) on Software Engineering
How to be the right person for DevOps
In my kitchen, we have a sign that reads "Marriage is more than finding the right person. It is being the right person." It serves as a great reminder of the individual responsibility everyone has in…
These are some all-time favorites with Refind users.
Why I rewrote my open source virtual reality server
Look! I wrote a virtual reality (VR) server and published it on GitHub! But why? Well, I'm your typical introverted hacker. I like to play with technology. Whenever something new comes out, I have to…
Code memory safety and efficiency by example
C is a high-level language with close-to-the-metal features that make it seem, at times, more like a portable assembly language than a sibling of Java or Python. Among these features is memory…
Program in Arm6 assembly language on a Raspberry Pi
The Arm website touts the processor's underlying architecture as "the keystone of the world's largest compute ecosystem,"
Turn your Python script into a command-line application
With scaffold and click in Python, you can level up even a simple utility into a full-fledged command-line interface tool.
What is Refind?
Every day Refind picks 5 links from around the web that make you smarter, tailored to your interests. is one of more than 10k sources we monitor.
How does Refind curate?
It’s a mix of human and algorithmic curation, following a number of steps:
- We monitor 10k+ sources and 1k+ thought leaders on hundreds of topics—publications, blogs, news sites, newsletters, Substack, Medium, Twitter, etc.
- In addition, our users save links from around the web using our Save buttons and our extensions.
- Our algorithm processes 100k+ new links every day and uses external signals to find the most relevant ones, focusing on timeless pieces.
- Our community of active users gets 5 links every day, tailored to their interests. They provide feedback via implicit and explicit signals: open, read, listen, share, add to reading list, save to «Made me smarter», «More/less like this», etc.
- Our algorithm uses these internal signals to refine the selection.
- In addition, we have expert curators who manually curate niche topics.
The result: lists of the best and most useful articles on hundreds of topics.
How does Refind detect «timeless» pieces?
We focus on pieces with long shelf-lives—not news. We determine «timelessness» via a number of metrics, for example, the consumption pattern of links over time.
How many sources does Refind monitor?
We monitor 10k+ content sources on hundreds of topics—publications, blogs, news sites, newsletters, Substack, Medium, Twitter, etc.
Can I submit a link?
Indirectly, by using Refind and saving links from outside (e.g., via our extensions).
How can I report a problem?
When you’re logged-in, you can flag any link via the «More» (...) menu. You can also report problems via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Who uses Refind?
200k+ smart people start their day with Refind. To learn something new. To get inspired. To move forward. Our apps have a 4.9/5 rating.
Is Refind free?
Yes, it’s free!
How can I sign up?
Head over to our homepage and sign up by email or with your Twitter or Google account.