Unpopular opinion: Idiomatic Go panics. Not instead of proper error handling, but there remain times when panicking is the best option for correct code. Unfortunately, the use of panic is frowned upon so strongly that even correct uses are likely to get criticized in review. This post hopefully explains when panics are acceptable and idiomatic in Go.
Recent events have prompted several social media companies to suspend quite a few accounts. This has reinvigorated discussions around the role these platforms play and their relationship to free speech. This topic is certainly important, but also subject to several common errors. Although the best policy is unclear, one hopes to at least whittle away some errors. So, in the spirit of falsification, here are some common misconceptions.