a more or less weekly digest of juicy stuff
- the gap between our taste and our work, ira glass on creativity
- startup = growth
- 8 months in microsoft, i learned these, sad but true
- the dead sea effect: what happens is that the more talented and effective it engineers are the ones most likely to leave - to evaporate, if you will. they are the ones least likely to put up with the frequent stupidities and workplace problems that plague large organizations; they are also the ones most likely to have other opportunities that they can readily move to
- bored people quit: i think of boredom as a clock. every second that someone on my team is bored, a second passes on this clock. after some aggregated amount of seconds that varies for every person, they look at the time, throw up their arms, and quit.
- how to keep your best programmers
- how to motivate your team
- a photo history of the nsa from its once-secret archives
- airplanes, spaceships, and missiles, engineering lessons from famous projects
- regrets of the dying
- ux myths, debunking user experience misconceptions
- don’t panic, but we've passed peak apple. and google. and facebook
- hackfwd, we're experienced tech entrepreneurs looking to support and invest in europe's most passionate geeks
- the zen of python and me
- 4×5 kodachrome photos made during ww2. just plain awesome
- hipster in stone, photography project by léo caillard
- louis de funès, herr müller (german/french)
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