Issue #144
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#Management
 
tl;dr: Larson shares his system for gauging size and state of engineering teams - ratios and frameworks to structuring team size, combining and spinning up teams, and assessing and accelerating team progress. 
 

Ethical Dilemmas in Software Engineering (Video)
Bryan Cantrill
#Management
 
tl;dr: 45 mins talk on the new dilemmas faced by software engineers, as software "eats the world", technology decision come with increasing pressure and responsibility. 
 


Becoming A Bad-ass Engineering Leader: 5 Tried And True Lessons From A Woman Of Color
- Rukmini Reddy
#Management

tl;dr: Reddy highlights the challenges she faced as she took on a lead engineer role, as both a female and person of color, along with the lessons she learned along the way. 
 

The Style Of A Leader
Alex MacCaw
#Management

tl;dr: The importance of showing vulnerability to your team and not ruling through authoritarianism. Most importantly, sharing fears and concerns creates a genuine sense of trust. 
 

Four Magic Numbers For Measuring Software Delivery
Dave Lush
#Management

tl;dr: (1) Lead Time  - time it takes to validate, design, implement and ship a new valuable thing (2) Deployment Frequency  - The no of times per developer per day we ship to production (3) Change Failure Percentage  -  When you deploy to production so regularly, do you keep breaking it? (4) Mean Time to Recovery / Resolution .

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#General
 
tl;dr: Pertinent Stack Overflow question for all of us - turns out that "sorting" is not actual the answer. 
 
#Management #Agile
 
tl;dr: How to develop accessibility practices into your agile processes (1) create central team to manage the transformation (2) Execute an ongoing empathy program (3) Curate a set of high-quality learning resources and integrate into onboarding (4) Form a team of accessibility coaches to coach teams (5) Create an accessibility dashboard. 
 


Building The Most Inaccessible Site Possible With A Perfect Lighthouse Score
- Manuel Matuzovic
#General
 
tl;dr: Author shows how he hacked the system concluding that we shouldn't trust Lighthouse numbers blindly, automatic testing is a first step in understanding what's wrong with our overall system.

 

Why Haskell
- Hector Jusforgues
#Haskell

tl;dr: Semantic is a Haskell library and command line tool for parsing, analyzing, and comparing source code. This goes through why GitHub chose Haskell for Semantic's implementation language.
 

Rethinking Visual Programming With Go
- Martin Tournoij
#GoLang

tl;dr: Blog version of a talk given at GopherCon Europe on why Visual Programming Languages have failed and an experiment visualizing Go code. 
 

Enabling Modern JavaScript On NPM
Jason Miller
#Javascript

tl;dr: Author presents the fact that modern JS syntax lets you do more with less code, but how much of the JavaScript we ship to users is actually modern?
 


Tomomi Imura
#Comedy

tl;dr: Dog pics that represent HTTP statuses. Status 502 may be my fave. 
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