Issue #204

4 September 2020

Issue #204
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#Management #Leadership #CareerAdvice
tl;dr: "People make career moves for a complex mix of altruism and self-interest." Charity outlines main motivations to become managers concluding that management is "a role of service to others not dominance over others; staffed by people who genuinely take joy in that people side of sociotechnical problem solving."
tl;dr: With real examples, Michael illustrates descriptions asking (1) developers to own more than one part of the development process (2) listing too many qualities for a junior level position (3) lacking clarity on the role.
#Management #Diversity
tl;dr: A 2017 post - "studies have shown that women (and nonbinary folks) are over-mentored, but under-sponsored." Sponsoring is about "fighting to get somebody a promotion, mentioning their name in an appointments meeting, etc..." Lara outlines examples of what sponsorship looks like, in practice. 
#Git #BestPractice
tl;dr: David researched articles around Git best practices for a work presentation and collated the most frequently practices, in this post.
tl;dr: "I am very concerned that forthcoming Concurrent Mode is going to make React even more difficult to reason about." Jared reached out to the ED of the React Group to share his concern. 
"Whether you think you can,
or you think you can’t – you’re right."

- Henry Ford
Edgar: Solving Mysteries Faster With Observability
- Elizabeth Carretto
#DistributedSystem #Netflix
tl;dr: "Edgar helps Netflix teams troubleshoot distributed systems efficiently with the help of a summarized presentation of request tracing, logs, analysis, and metadata." A run through of how it works. 
tl;dr: "In this article, I am going to talk about 10 more web APIs that are not so popular." 
tl;dr: "We want to hear from the community. We’re going to be running two parallel efforts over the next several weeks: the 2020 Rust Survey, to be announced next week, and a call for blog posts."
tl;dr: "Go is famous for making concurrency easy"..."except what Go makes easy is only one level of concurrency." Go doesn't currently provide a lot of standard library support for correctly implemented standard concurrency patterns, highlighted here. 
#Chrome #Chromium #CSS
tl;dr: Two new features that improve both the user and developer experience when it comes to working with focus - the :focus-visible CSS selector and Quick Focus Highlight user preference.