Blog / Roundup: Futuristic forms of government and Sorbet

April 26, 2019

12 futuristic forms of government that could one day rule the world - Holly B

If you’re considering a world take-over, you might want to consider what form of political system you’ll be using to rule over your citizens. Here’s some food for thought.

https://io9.gizmodo.com/12-futuristic-forms-of-government-that-could-one-day-ru-1589833046

Sorbet: a fast, powerful type checker for Ruby - [Andrew W](/people#andrew-white]

A common criticism of dynamic languages like Ruby is the lack of type checking available in other languages such as Rust which help to prevent runtime errors from occurring by performing static analysis of the code at compile time. To address this the team at Stripe have developed a gradual opt-in system that’s compatible with Ruby today - they’re looking for feedback so go try it out.

https://sorbet.org

Track of the Week - Graeme M

Taking it back, Paula Abdul has been riding high on this week’s playlist.

Straight Up - Paula Abdul