Welcome to this weeks issue, I hope you enjoy it! 🙌
Tweet of The Week
you either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become the person who has to make slides about team strategy — @cassidoo on Twitter
- Asynchronous Design Critique: Giving Feedback (alistapart.com) — Erin Casali on how to provide great feedback.
- The perfect number of hours to work every day? Five (wired.co.uk) — Margaret Taylor talks about the pros and cons of shorter weekdays.
- Rewriting the GNU Coreutils in Rust (lwn.net) — Ayooluwa Isaiah talks about the status of uutils, a Rust rewrite of Coreutils.
- Ask HN: Best “I brought down production” story? (news.ycombinator.com) — Great things in here.
- Notes on streaming large API responses (simonwillison.net) — Simon Willison discusses the pros and cons of streaming vs. pagination.
- Maybe it’s time we re-think docs (kathykorevec.medium.com) — Kathy Korevec has some insights on what makes great documentation.
- Pulling GitHub into the kernel process (lwn.net) — Jake Edge rounds up a discussion by the Kernel maintainers if they would allow patches being sent via GitHub to make it easier to contribute.
- No code reviews by default (raycast.com) — Thomas Paul Mann describes how a workflow without code reviews can improve trust in the team and speed up the development flow.
Cutting Room Floor
- Cancel Amazon Prime (theatlantic.com) — Ellen Cushing about Amazons greatest and most terrifying invention. (If you get a paywall, read it here: Wayback Machine)
- Your product is a joke (eesel.app) — Amogh Sarda compares building a product to improv comedy.
- What’s Inside the EU Green Pass QR Code? (gir.st) — Tobias Girstmair explains the contents of the green pass qr code.
- Using Paper for Everyday Tasks (christine.website) — Christine Dodrill about their switch from digital to analog task management.
- Where Did the Coronavirus Come From? What We Already Know Is Troubling (nytimes.com) — Zeynep Tufekci talks about the long past of experimenting with bats and how “we were due for a bat coronavirus outbreak, one way or another”.
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