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How Is Software Developed At Amazon?
- Todd Hoff, Writer at High Scalability
#Architecture # Scaling

tl;dr: Fireside chat with Ken Exner, GM at AWS Dev Tools. The article summarizes it more extensively than I will. Key ideas are:
  • Create more autonomy and higher velocity by moving away from monolithic architecture towards microservices and two pizza teams 🍕🍕
  • Automate everything
  • Culture of ownership and accountability. Two pizza teams own everything relevant to their product. They acts like startups, managers oversee startups
 
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Never Feel Overwhelmed At Work Again: How To Use The M.I.T. Technique
Sihui Huang, Engineer at Gusto
#Productivity
 
tl;dr: M.I.T. stands for Most Important Task, a critical task that will create significant results. "Every day, create a list of 2 or 3 M.I.T.s, and focus on getting them done as soon as possible." The article details how to approach this and benefits. 
 

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MentalHealthError: Three Years Later
- Kenneth Reitz, Sr. Developer Relations Advocate at DigitalOcean
#Wellness
 
tl;dr: Kenneth discusses what he's learnt three years on from being diagnosed with bipolar disorder. He's super brave for sharing this. Highlighting the importance of mental health is so important to all of us. 
 
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The 7 Step Onboarding Process to Get Employees Fully Ramped In 2 Weeks
Marie Prokopets, Co-Founder at FYI
#Onboarding
What is Dark?
- Paul Biggar, Software Engineer, Founder of Dark & CircleCI
#NewLanguage
From Software Engineer to Engineering Manager
- David Chua, Engineer at ShopBack
#Management
Programming Books You Wish You Read Earlier
 - Marty Jacobs at Zero Equals False
#General
How To Make Your Organization Attractive To Engineering Talent
- Jason Swett, Developer, Author & Host of The Ruby Testing Podcast
#Management
Hiring Without Whiteboards
- Lauren Elizabeth Tan, Engineering Manager at Netflix, Studio UI
#Hiring
Coping with Feedback
Dan Abramov, Co-author of Redux and Create React App
#General
10 Git Commands You Should Know
Jeff Hale, Data Scientist and COO at Rebel Desk
#Git
The Web Just Took A Big Step Toward A Password-free Future
- Jon Porter, Reporter at Verge
#General


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