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
https://yiming.dev/clipping/2019/08/07/understanding-agile-with-complete-rate/

5 Ways Founders Wreck Their Company Culture (and How to Create a Great Company Culture Instead)
https://getlighthouse.com/blog/great-company-culture/

A Tale of Two Data Teams
https://amplitude.com/blog/a-tale-of-two-data-teams

Night owl or early bird? Take this quiz to discover how your chronotype affects your job
https://www.atlassian.com/blog/productivity/what-is-a-chronotype-quiz

In the Name of Love
https://slate.com/technology/2014/01/do-what-you-love-love-what-you-do-an-omnipresent-mantra-thats-bad-for-work-and-workers.html

Why everything breaks when you reach 25 employees
https://getlighthouse.com/blog/company-growth-everything-breaks-25-employees/

We Launched a Mastermind Partnership Program To Connect Teammates – Here’s How We Did it
https://open.buffer.com/masterminds/

Why Speed Kills Cities
https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2019/08/low-speed-limit-vehicle-safety-crash-data-traffic-congestion/588412/

When indexing goes wrong: how Google Search recovered from indexing issues & lessons learned since.
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2019/08/when-indexing-goes-wrong-how-google.html

Are SOLID principles Cargo Cult?
https://blog.ndepend.com/are-solid-principles-cargo-cult/

Exploiting GDPR to Get Private Information
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/08/exploiting_gdpr.html

Buffer’s Evolution and Expansion
https://open.buffer.com/buffers-evolution-and-expansion/

Four Ways to Lead Your Software Team to Success
https://hackernoon.com/four-ways-to-lead-software-team-to-success-43fa156719b4

Detecting and Preventing Abuse on LinkedIn Using Isolation Forests
https://engineering.linkedin.com/blog/2019/isolation-forest

How Does Utilization Impact Lead-time of Work?
https://observablehq.com/@troymagennis/how-does-utilization-impact-lead-time-of-work

Data Hub: A Generalized Metadata Search & Discovery Tool
https://engineering.linkedin.com/blog/2019/data-hub

New Research: Lessons from Password Checkup in action
https://security.googleblog.com/2019/08/new-research-lessons-from-password.html

Rails 6.0: Action Mailbox, Action Text, Multiple DBs, Parallel Testing, Webpacker by default, and Zeitwerk
https://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2019/8/15/Rails-6-0-final-release/

What does success look like?
https://zef.me/what-does-success-look-like-590f775b7b58

Describing fault domains.
https://lethain.com/fault-domains/

PHP and P++
https://lwn.net/Articles/796214/

Patch Workflow With Mutt - 2019
http://kroah.com/log/blog/2019/08/14/patch-workflow-with-mutt-2019/

Management Area 4: People — Managing to Motivations
https://medium.com/@inowland/management-area-4-people-subpart-2-managing-to-motivations-148244bbb0d9

SOLID Design: The Interface Segregation Principle (ISP)
https://blog.ndepend.com/solid-design-the-interface-segregation-principle-isp/

Cleaning Up Ruby Strings 13 Times Faster
https://blog.appsignal.com/2019/08/20/clean-up-strings.html

Evaluating Language Adoption At Scale
https://engineering.linkedin.com/blog/2019/language-adoption

Some Thoughts on Estimation
https://ronjeffries.com/articles/019-01ff/estimation-again/Index.html

Ishkur's Guide to Electronic Music
https://www.jwz.org/blog/2019/08/ishkurs-guide-to-electronic-music/

Backdoor code found in 11 Ruby libraries
https://www.zdnet.com/article/backdoor-code-found-in-11-ruby-libraries/

The thud, thud, thud of techno music leaves no space for bad thoughts
https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/aug/23/no-space-bad-thoughts-with-techno-playlist

License Plate "NULL"
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/08/license_plate_n.html

New Sample Page Graphs and Navigation
https://blog.appsignal.com/2019/08/27/new-sample-navigation.html

SOLID Design: The Dependency Inversion Principle (DIP)
https://blog.ndepend.com/solid-design-the-dependency-inversion-principle-dip/

Type Checking in Ruby — Check Yo Self Before You Wreck Yo Self
https://blog.appsignal.com/2019/08/27/ruby-magic-type-checking-in-ruby.html

The problem with tooltips and what to do instead
https://adamsilver.io/articles/the-problem-with-tooltips-and-what-to-do-instead/

Feature-less Roadmap: The Balance Between Delivering Concrete Features vs. Planning with High-level Themes
https://amplitude.com/blog/feature-less-roadmap

How should you structure your engineering team?
https://www.atlassian.com/blog/technology/engineering-team-structure

Don't get locked up into avoiding lock-in
https://martinfowler.com/articles/oss-lockin.html

Is Perl 6 Being Renamed?
http://blogs.perl.org/users/ovid/2019/08/is-perl-6-being-renamed.html

npm bans terminal ads
https://www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/npm-bans-terminal-ads/

The strange fate of a person falling into a black hole
http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20150525-a-black-hole-would-clone-you

Our ‘Growth Mindset’ Fund Gives Every Teammate $800/Year – Here’s How and Why
https://open.buffer.com/growth-mindset-fund/

Don’t @#$% the Planet
https://www.atlassian.com/blog/announcements/climate-strike

The Inherited Hook Method in Ruby - and More Parenting Lessons
https://blog.appsignal.com/2019/09/03/inherited-hook-method-and-parenting.html

Continuous Compliance
http://www.davefarley.net/?p=285

Firefox Update Automatically Blocks Third-Party Tracking For All Users
https://www.unilad.co.uk/technology/firefox-update-automatically-blocks-third-party-tracking-for-all-users/

Today in "IP Over Avian Carriers" news
https://www.jwz.org/blog/2019/09/today-in-ip-over-avian-carriers-news/

The Doghouse: Crown Sterling
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/09/the_doghouse_cr_1.html

Four key metrics
https://www.thoughtworks.com/radar/techniques/four-key-metrics

Reaching new heights in the cloud
https://www.atlassian.com/blog/platform/cloud-premium

YouTube

A Brief History of Graphics
https://youtu.be/QyjyWUrHsFc

Music Albums on Game Cartridges (C64 & Megadrive)
https://youtu.be/N1cWXamGZmM

Podcasts

How the Canadian Public Service is Creating a Talent Cloud of Free Agents
https://pca.st/4I12

An Elegant Puzzle Virtual Book Club
https://pca.st/5H40

Using Checklists For Onboarding Success, with Radoslav Stankov
https://pca.st/9309

TWOC Bonus: Barcelona’s Superblocks with David Roberts of Vox.
https://pca.st/CmN0Is

Are All Women Engineers Like You?, with Rukmini Reddy
https://pca.st/jcmp7u

Interview with Will Larson, Head of Foundation Engineering at Stripe, and Author of An Elegant Puzzle
https://pca.st/lNk9pH

Technical Onboarding with Kristen Gallagher
https://pca.st/HnsvPl

Das Four Tendencies Framework (mit Amy Dallas) (Interview in English)
https://pca.st/JW1E1x

Als Introvertierter in der IT (mit Renato Pelizzari da Silva) (Interview in English)
https://pca.st/l59rMy

Facebook Scaling with Pedram Keyani
https://pca.st/OGBDwc

Facebook Release Engineering with Chuck Rossi
https://pca.st/9gCIm8

Facebook Engineering Process with Kent Beck
https://pca.st/YcjWQ0

Facebook Parse Acquisition (Part 1) with Charity Majors
https://pca.st/VXWB7x

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