107 / IKEA-Oriented Development
Toot of the Week
let’s all go back to internet 1.0.— @PHIL_FISH@mastodon.gamedev.place
you can only connect to it through a black and white macintosh, and the only things there are a chatroom and movie times. no browsers. no sites. and you can only connect late in the evening when no one is expecting a phone call. oh and you’re charged by the minute. it’s beautiful.
Speed matters: Why working quickly is more important than it seems
James Somers about activation energy and why working fast can be beneficial.
Don't make the same 3 performance review mistakes I made
Jordan Cutler shares some advice for performance reviews.
Viktor Lofgren explains how a community can feel like a village and how that is destroyed.
Giving more tools to software engineers: the reorganization of the factory
Erik Bernhardsson about engineer productivity, the knowledge factory and the future of engineering.
The five types of people who produce inaccessible code
Eric lists five personas of people who write inaccessible code.
Finish your projects
Aaron Francis shares advice on how to finish your (side-)projects.
Taylor takes the core principles from IKEA and applies them to software engineering.
Cutting Room Floor
Eastern philosophy says there is no "self." Science agrees
Chris Niebauer explains that a lot of problems come from people thinking their self is a pilot, when it in fact might not exist.
The dark side of the leadership
Elena Verna always wanted to be in a leadership position but wasn't aware of the downsides they're now summarising in this article.
UN chief says fossil fuels are 'incompatible with human survival,' calls for credible exit strategy
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres finds strong words against big oil and dismisses attempts to make them more efficient.
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