Issue #206

18 September 2020

Issue #206
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#Management #Leadership
tl;dr: "This post is for engineering managers who find themselves managing very senior engineers and want direction on how to be more effective."
How I Learned To Turn Impostor Syndrome Into An Advantage - The Impostor's Advantage
- Zain Rizvi
tl;dr: "That feeling of being an impostor is your subconscious telling you something: It’s saying you’re about to push yourself past your comfort zone and into the growth zone." 
tl;dr: As well as highlighting the systemic issues with a lack of diversity in tech, Tutti cites four areas that need to be invested in to promote diversity - attract, develop, retain and promote - and actionable items for each.
#Leadership #Management
tl;dr: A Q&A with Gergely highlighting his approach and philosophies leading teams at Skype, Skyscanner and, currently, Uber.  
tl;dr: "Reading code is a skill that can be learnt, and can be improved. Time, experience, practice, with different languages, frameworks and libraries..." Recognizing this can lead to important learning opportunities for developers, and teams. 

“640K ought to be enough for anybody.”
- Bill Gates, 1981
tl;dr: "My goal writing documentation is to enable a student to learn, give them confidence they can learn, and not just copy-paste their way." Marcus explains how he thinks about narrative construction, techniques to encourage learning, and more. 
tl;dr: Amy discusses her pervious role at Heroku, what her day-to-day looked like, sponsoring other engineers within the company, and more. 
#Algorithm #TikTok
tl;dr: New users are shown 8 popular videos, each representing a different trend or topic. Users and videos are clustered separately and, based on users' engagement, the user is recommended videos from the appropriate cluster. TikTok concede this creates "filter bubbles."
#IndustryNews #GitHub
tl;dr: With GitHub CLI 1.0, you can run your GitHub workflow from the terminal, from issues through releases, call the API to script nearly any action, and set a custom alias for any command, and more.
The State Of SwiftUI
- Peter Steinberger
tl;dr: Apple released SwiftUI last year and, "if your target platform is iOS 14, you’re now good to go with hobby projects or individual screens in SwiftUI." However, Peter wouldn't use it for production apps, citing several reasons in this post.

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