Friday, January 21, 2022

Friday Links 22-2

Plastikman Kompilation album cover
Plastikman - Kompilation

Back to a reasonable number of links! 

I enjoyed the scaling teams podcast, which I found very pragmatic. 

For fun checkout the Wikipedia game and size of countries tool in the random section.


TBM 3/52: That’s Not What They Are Hearing - communication is hard, being honest at work is hard, but we have to figure it out

Saying "no" - one of the most important skill for everyone 

The Ultimate Guide to Prepare Your Team to Scale [Podcast] - a lot of it depends on the situation, but still some good ideas

Productivity Is About Your Systems, Not Your People - focus on improving the teams, not with individual productivity hacks


Are We Really Engineers? - this seems to come up once a year. I say yes. 

Making the ZFS file system [Podcast] - one of these "I finally got to try this" and "continue learning Rust" podcasts  

falsisign - FalsiScan: Make it look like a PDF has been hand signed and scanned


A Year And a Half Later, Here’s How The Four Day Workweek is Going at Buffer - I really love the transparency of buffer and their willingness to experiment. And yes, I see the four day work week as the future too.


The lifetime cost of driving a car - cars are a problem in so many ways. Car dependency makes people poor.

Toronto’s struggles with blizzard highlight its dependence on cars - and they are still prioritized 

Sadiq Khan proposes journey charge for motorists in London - this will happen and it will happen in most cities 

10 creative tips to shoot bicycles in the city - you can't go wrong with a bicycle in a photo

Random Albums

All of these classic albums turn 50 this year - I am listening to some old stuff!

The true size of ... - Brazil is freaking big!

Wikipedia History Timeline Game - fun!

First year of pandemic stopped depopulation 'in some towns' - I still think that cities are the best for most people, but there might still be a further spreading into smaller towns

Citation needed? Wikipedia bibliometrics during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic - not only is Wikipedia a great source, they rely on good sources where it matters

Paul Polman: Hope is Putting the Heart Back in Companies for Net Positive Change [Podcast] - CEOs growing a conscience when they retire   

Friday Links Disclaimer
Inclusion of links does not imply that I agree with the content of linked articles or podcasts. I am just interested in all kind of perspectives. If you follow the link posts over time you might notice common themes though.
More about the links in a separate post: About Friday Links.

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