Friday, May 29, 2020

Friday Links

Working from home, working remote, dealing with the pandemic-era, product management and random fun.

Ergodox Keyboard

LinkedIn’s approach to automated accessibility (A11y) testing

Netflix to automatically cancel ‘hundreds of thousands’ of inactive accounts

Why Kotlin Multiplatform Is A Great Alternative To React Native

Why GitLab pays local rates

From Germany to Detroit and back: how Kraftwerk forged an industrial exchange

Why Remote Work Is So Hard—and How It Can Be Fixed

A Guide to Threat Modelling for Developers

Tesco begins selling white eggs for the first time in 40 years following increased demand during lockdown

GT Bike V

Adidas Face Cover Large 3-Pack

Working from home and the office

Attracting great people starts with how you position your company

Websites Conducting Port Scans

Snowmelt Meetings: Why I’m Meeting With My Team Even More Right Now

Keeping Customers Streaming — The Centralized Site Reliability Practice at Netflix

A pandemic-era LWN update

OpenSSH 8.3 released (and ssh-rsa deprecation notice)

The Problem with Org Charts

The big story behind a little Blue Dot

DevOps Enterprise Summit London – Virtual: What to Expect, And Why I’m So Excited About It

Videos / Podcasts

Reunited Apart Makes a SPLASH - with Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, and more!

(Dispatch from the Scenius) Dr. Mik Kersten’s 2018 DOES TALK, Project to Product: How to Survive and Thrive in the Age of Digital Disruption with the Flow Framework, with commentary from Gene

Friday, May 22, 2020

Friday Links

Today free from "one thing or another", some software news, working from home, making product decisions and fun video from the past.

TBM 21/53: "Vision" and Prescriptive Roadmaps

The Cave Essentials

Developer Dilemmas Are Now Online

Architecture Jams: a Collaborative Way of Designing Software

The state of the AWK

Introducing Piranha: An Open Source Tool to Automatically Delete Stale Code

Digital Transformation Is About Talent, Not Technology

New controls for how you share albums in Google Photos

Prototyping at Slack

Some tips and tricks for a remote-friendly communication

King shares the Defold game engine source code and invites collaborators and partners

Doordash and Pizza Arbitrage

What Thomas Edison actually invented in 1880

On Making Decisions

The Great CoffeeScript to Typescript Migration of 2017

Spotify vs. Fitbit

Five Years of Rust

A Message from Co-Founder and CEO Brian Chesky

Videos / Podcasts

Microsoft demo of automatic code generation by language models

Plato AMA: Learn with live AMAs with senior engineering leaders

It's Time to go BACK TO THE FUTURE! | Reunited Apart with Josh Gad

Developing Leaders on a Team with Jill Wetzler

Friday, May 15, 2020

Friday Links

This time with remote working, Ruby, management and random fun.

What can we learn from the COVID-19 pandemic about how people experience working from home and commuting?

Universal basic income seems to improve employment and well-being

Building a Ruby CLI with Thor

“Sorry, I have a walk scheduled then”

Introducing portability of Google Authenticator 2SV codes across Android devices

rjp: Friday roundup for 2020-05-08

20 questions to ask instead of “How are you doing right now?”

recruiter spam

Upgrading a trivial Rails app from Ruby 2.3.1 to 2.7 and from Rails 4.2.6 to 6.0.3

Can hypothesis-driven rituals boost your team’s performance?


Developer Dilemmas are Coming Online Soon

We Are Sunsetting Reply, Here’s Everything You Need to Know

A successful Git branching model (revised)

JavaScript Growing Pains: From 0 to 13,000 Dependencies

YouTube / Podcasts

Keynote: Real Software Engineering

Announcing my new podcast, The Idealcast with Gene Kim

Dispatch 5: Don't Stop Believin'

The Art of Servant Leadership with David Cancel, CEO of Drift

Building a Culture of Trust and Transparency with Michele Romanow, President of Clearbanc

Friday, May 08, 2020

Friday Links

Today about management, mapping, programming languages, and insights into companies.

Better passwords in Ruby applications with the Pwned Passwords API

Urbanists of Twitter

How Our VP of Engineering Used Data to Support Our Engineering Team on a Human Level

How LinkedIn handles merging code in high-velocity repositories

JavaScript Error Tracking with AppSignal v1.3.0 is Here

We’re Trying a 4-Day Workweek for the Month of May

rjp: Friday roundup for 2020-05-01

What I Do At Gusto: An Incentives Explanation

Surprising Things About Working at Well-Known Tech Unicorns

The Startup Founder’s Guide to Analytics

Looking Back on Four Years at The Times

PHP showing its maturity in release 7.4

OpenOrienteeringMap and MapRunF

Route in a 1km Radius

GitHub blasts code-scanning tool into all open-source projects

We Re-Launched The New York Times Paywall and No One Noticed

Warburtons crumpet recipe revealed after 30 years as UK asks for baking tips during lockdown

The Great Decision Purge

Lockdown and Bikeshare

Making Emacs popular again

Helping journalists understand the power of machine learning

Podcasts / YouTube

Remote-First Team Interactions with Team Topologies (55m talk + 27m Q&A)

Using Science to Make Your Meetings Matter

Becoming A Resilient Manager with Lara Hogan

Clean Code for Managers: Robert C. Martin, a.k.a. Uncle Bob

Leading With Kindness & Clarity During a Crisis

Leading vs Managing: AndrĂ¡s Fincza (VP of Engineering at Emarsys)

One-on-Ones with Jason Evanish