Friday, May 06, 2022

Friday Links 22-15

Renault R5 Turbo car
R5 Turbo
This week I loved the article about the Single Threaded Owner. 

Or if you want something to listen to: The Sistine Chapel discussed at In Our Time.

Leadership

Your migration probably isn’t failing due to insufficient staffing.  - there are so many things to go wrong that I question the wisdom of doing them at all. 

Dan Coyle can fix your culture [Podcast] - I quite like the book, this is good too

20 Things I've Learned as a Systems (Over) Thinker - nice list, for all over thinkers

Hold the Mirror, Don’t Paint the Picture: How to Lead an Experienced Team and Coach Underperformers (with David Hanrahan, Chief Human Resource Officer at Eventbrite) [Podcast] - "hire as senior as possible" - interesting

Implementing Amazon's single threaded owner model a retrospective - putting a name to it. I might go for a dual legged stool model (EM + PO) though.

Technology

Announcing the Hare programming language - apparently you can never have enough languages ... now they will have to create a whole new parallel ecosystem. again.

GCC 12.1 Released - 35 years! I was working on a hack to use GCC for parallel programming in university. I had no idea what I was doing. 

Backblaze Drive Stats for Q1 2022 - Star Wars Day edition 

The future of Linux: Fedora project leader Matthew Miller weighs in - interesting titbits, distributions are having a very difficult job today

Work 

Our design to live and work anywhere and Live and Work Anywhere initiative - AirBnB going hybrid

Urbanism

From August 30th, Paris, France, almost the whole city is restricted to 30km/h - Paris is doing everything right

#Autokorrektur: Katja Diehl über die Mobilitätswende, Menschen ohne Führerschein und Identitätspolitik [Podcast, German] - more from the author of Autokorrektur. I hope there will be an English translation soon 

‘It’s just more and more lanes’: the Texan revolt against giant new highways - one more will fix it!

Random Cars

Chris Harris Drives The Renault 5 Turbo 1 [YouTube] - this was my dream car growing up. They are a bit expensive now and not very practical.

On the Ground in Ukraine and Beyond [Podcast] - good stuff on Ukraine and one of the most depressing topics at the moment. (The ads are super annoying since they moved to iheart)

Michael Horvath: the Strava co-founder who’s pacing himself - it is such a great tool and company in my opinion. Especially since he took over the CEO role again.

One down, 39,136 to go: the explorers who walk every street in their city - completionism at its best

Why We Relaunched Code as Craft - good to see them back, this used to be one of my favourite blogs

‘It was the poor man’s studio’: how Amiga computers reprogrammed modern music - more nostalgia

Personal Knowledge Management is Bullshit - yes, but it is better than my brain

The Sistine Chapel [Podcast] - I learned so many new things. Great episode.


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.