Friday, September 20, 2019

Friday Links

The big lie: What it’s like to ride illegally as a woman in Iran

The grandmaster diet: How to lose weight while barely moving

Google Structured Data: Dataset

Richard Stallman resigns from the FSF

Raising Prices is Hard

Tetris challenge: emergency services worldwide go flat-out in viral meme

Warhol Data Recovery

Improving trust in the cloud with OpenStack and AMD SEV

GraphQL: Overlapping Fields Can Be Merged Fast

70 Applications, 15 Teams, 9 Months: Lessons from the Guardian’s “All-In” Move to AW

Zen in the Art of Retrospectives

Business Complexity vs. Implementation Complexity

Microsoft Acquires Semmle, GitHub Now a CVE Numbering Authority

Continuous Delivery for Machine Learning


Open Source Policy with Bruce Perens

Interview with Tim O’Reilly, Founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media

How to Make Meetings Less Terrible

Friday, September 13, 2019

Friday Links

Google Engineering Practices Documentation

Want autonomous teams? Improve management!

The (Mostly) Complete History of Grafana UX

Rob's Friday Links

Enabling Developers and Organizations to Use Differential privacy

AI Is Coming for Your Favorite Menial Tasks

Organizing team offsites.

Saying goodbye to the old Search Console

Running GitHub on Rails 6.0

Answers to arguments against 100% coverage

Here They Are: The World's 10 Most Beautiful Offices of 2019

Collaboration vs Increment?

Sparking joy with issue archiving

Evolving “nofollow” – new ways to identify the nature of links

The Lean Portfolio Manifesto: a conversation-starter

The Rise of the Electric Scooter

El mapa de la renta de los espaƱoles, calle a calle

Managing Platform Teams: How to Structure and Run a Great Platform Team – Interview with Karen Cohen


TILING - a short film about Veloviewer Explorer

What makes Homeworld so great? | Unabbreviated Reviews


Why Woodstock still matters

Facebook Parse Acquisition (Part 2) with Ilya Sukhar

#384: David Allen — The Art of Getting Things Done (GTD)

#63 - Vitalik Buterin on better ways to fund public goods, blockchain's failures, & effective giving

Some CEOs try to be ethical. Most of them can't or won't, says "The Enlightened Capitalists" author James O'Toole.

Friday, September 06, 2019

Friday Links Overload

A combination of holidays and everybody posting interesting stuff at the same time created a very long list. YouTube and podcast links are grouped at the bottom.

The usual disclaimer: links are included because I find them interesting, not necessarily because I fully agree with the content.

Topics are usually a mix of software engineering, management, security, urbanism and general nerd interest. 

Understanding Agile with Complete Rate

5 Ways Founders Wreck Their Company Culture (and How to Create a Great Company Culture Instead)

A Tale of Two Data Teams

Night owl or early bird? Take this quiz to discover how your chronotype affects your job

In the Name of Love

Why everything breaks when you reach 25 employees

We Launched a Mastermind Partnership Program To Connect Teammates – Here’s How We Did it

Why Speed Kills Cities

When indexing goes wrong: how Google Search recovered from indexing issues & lessons learned since.

Are SOLID principles Cargo Cult?

Exploiting GDPR to Get Private Information

Buffer’s Evolution and Expansion

Four Ways to Lead Your Software Team to Success

Detecting and Preventing Abuse on LinkedIn Using Isolation Forests

How Does Utilization Impact Lead-time of Work?

Data Hub: A Generalized Metadata Search & Discovery Tool

New Research: Lessons from Password Checkup in action

Rails 6.0: Action Mailbox, Action Text, Multiple DBs, Parallel Testing, Webpacker by default, and Zeitwerk

What does success look like?

Describing fault domains.

PHP and P++

Patch Workflow With Mutt - 2019

Management Area 4: People — Managing to Motivations

SOLID Design: The Interface Segregation Principle (ISP)

Cleaning Up Ruby Strings 13 Times Faster

Evaluating Language Adoption At Scale

Some Thoughts on Estimation

Ishkur's Guide to Electronic Music

Backdoor code found in 11 Ruby libraries

The thud, thud, thud of techno music leaves no space for bad thoughts

License Plate "NULL"

New Sample Page Graphs and Navigation

SOLID Design: The Dependency Inversion Principle (DIP)

Type Checking in Ruby — Check Yo Self Before You Wreck Yo Self

The problem with tooltips and what to do instead

Feature-less Roadmap: The Balance Between Delivering Concrete Features vs. Planning with High-level Themes

How should you structure your engineering team?

Don't get locked up into avoiding lock-in

Is Perl 6 Being Renamed?

npm bans terminal ads

The strange fate of a person falling into a black hole

Our ‘Growth Mindset’ Fund Gives Every Teammate $800/Year – Here’s How and Why

Don’t @#$% the Planet

The Inherited Hook Method in Ruby - and More Parenting Lessons

Continuous Compliance

Firefox Update Automatically Blocks Third-Party Tracking For All Users

Today in "IP Over Avian Carriers" news

The Doghouse: Crown Sterling

Four key metrics

Reaching new heights in the cloud


A Brief History of Graphics

Music Albums on Game Cartridges (C64 & Megadrive)


How the Canadian Public Service is Creating a Talent Cloud of Free Agents

An Elegant Puzzle Virtual Book Club

Using Checklists For Onboarding Success, with Radoslav Stankov

TWOC Bonus: Barcelona’s Superblocks with David Roberts of Vox.

Are All Women Engineers Like You?, with Rukmini Reddy

Interview with Will Larson, Head of Foundation Engineering at Stripe, and Author of An Elegant Puzzle

Technical Onboarding with Kristen Gallagher

Das Four Tendencies Framework (mit Amy Dallas) (Interview in English)

Als Introvertierter in der IT (mit Renato Pelizzari da Silva) (Interview in English)

Facebook Scaling with Pedram Keyani

Facebook Release Engineering with Chuck Rossi

Facebook Engineering Process with Kent Beck

Facebook Parse Acquisition (Part 1) with Charity Majors