Hey, hope your week was good. This issue is a bit shorter as my weekend has been super busy, enjoy nonetheless ✌🏻
Tweet of The Week
People being all “We were at our desks for 150 hours a week and we shipped an amazing product” and literally every useful insight I ever have is while I’m in the shower or taking a nap — @mjg59 on Twitter
- Your devices and your employer (rachelbythebay.com) — Rachel about the importance of keeping work off your local devices.
- Why you feel uncertain about everything you make (vanschneider.com) — Tobias van Schneider explains how feedback can be useful until it’s not.
- Reflections on 10,000 Hours of Programming (matt-rickard.com) — Matt Rickard has 31 reflections about writing code and all of them are great.
- Sustainable Web Design, An Excerpt (alistapart.com) — Tom Greenwood explains how we can make the web sustainable.
- Email Authenticity 101: DKIM, DMARC, and SPF (alexblackie.com) — Alex Blackie covers the most important parts of email authenticity.
- How We Design Our APIs at Slack - Slack Engineering (slack.engineering) — Saurabh Sahni and Taylor Singletary about API design at Slack.
- Patterns in confusing explanations (jvns.ca) — Julia Evans about common pitfalls when writing explanatory content.
Cutting Room Floor
- The Top of My Todo List (paulgraham.com) — Paul Graham about five essential things to keep on top of your TODO list at all times.
- @michael_nielsen on Twitter (twitter.com) — Michael Nilsen about how he uses spaced repetition (I need to try this).
- Why Is It So Hard to Be Rational? (newyorker.com) — Joshua Rothman in a great piece about rationalism and how it’s more relevant today than ever.
- The invisible addiction: is it time to give up caffeine? (theguardian.com) — Michael Pollan about the history of caffeine and the effects on consumers everyday.
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