Issue #190

7 July 2020

Issue #190
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tl;dr: Given candidates won't know your interview process from the start - which can lead to confusion - share a simple document beforehand outlining the process and how they should prepare. Julia provides Stripe's sample document. 
How To Prepare Your Virtual Teams For The Long Haul
- Mark Mortensen & Constance Noonan Hadley
#Management #RemoteWork
tl;dr: Due to the pandemic and economic issues, there may be a lack of clarity of a team's role within its org, fading interpersonal connections, low motivation and overwhelming workloads. This article outlines a 3 stage model for managers - triage, stabilization, and long-term care.
Technical Program Management (TPM) Principles @ Lyft
- John Walpole
#Management #ManagementProcess
tl;dr: 9 principles in total starting with (1) customer obsession (2) ownership (3) technical depth.
#Equality #Leadership #Management
tl;dr: Tracy tells her story as a female founder & CEO of PlanGrid, which grew from 5 to 450 employees, and her experiences running the company while pregnant, fundraising, being acquired and more. 
The End Of The Redis Adventure
- Salvatore Sanfilippo
tl;dr: "In essence, I would rather be remembered as a bad artist than a good programmer." Salvatore, who found Redis, is stepping down as a maintainer, but remaining on the advisory board. 

“Courage is like — it’s a habitus, a habit, a virtue:
you get it by courageous acts. It’s like you learn to swim by swimming. You learn courage by couraging.“

- Marie Daly

tl;dr: Dirk Hohndel, VP & Chief Open Source Officer at VMware, interviews Linus. Discussions on trends and challenges, including the issues around finding OS maintainers. 
#Slack #Post-mortem
tl;dr: "This story describes the technical details of the problems that caused the Slack downtime on May 12th, 2020."
tl;dr: A layered approach using HTTP errors, IP blocked and spam-flags, used in tandem with a custom bot called "SmokeDetector, which "looks for spam and feeds it into chatrooms where waiting users can spam-flag it."
#Python #MachineLearning
tl;dr: A tutorial that teaches you to trick an animal classifier and an understanding of how to defend against such tricks.
- Jakub Roztocil
tl;dr: "A user-friendly command-line HTTP client for the API era. It comes with JSON support, syntax highlighting, persistent sessions, wget-like downloads, plugins, and more."

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