#33

Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand.
— Martin Fowler, Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code

The Speed Dial - An abbreviated set of articles for the reader who has limited time.

Radical Candor — The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss - 10 min

[firstround.com]

London, ‘reeling’? The city that weathered Nazi bombs pushes back against fear. - 4 min

[washingtonpost.com]

Better Than Free (2008) - 8 min

[kk.org]

Management/Culture

How to define your team’s mission - 5 min

[wavelength.asana.com]

PMs. Say “I Don’t Know” More Often! - 1 min

[hackernoon.com]

Development/Releases

Analysis Paralysis - Stop slowing down your enterprise! - 3 min

[madetech.com]

Choosing the Right Release Cadence for Your Project - 3 min

[spin.atomicobject.com]

Technical

Blitzcrank Bot - 12 min

[engineering.riotgames.com]

The Hardest Part About Microservices: Your Data - 15 min

[blog.christianposta.com]

Deep Learning For Semantic Segmentation Of Aerial Imagery - 10 min

[azavea.com]

Tools/Websites

Europeana Collections - Explore 53,198,471 artworks, artefacts, books, videos and sounds from across Europe.

[europeana.eu]

t-scroll - Animate Elements On Reveal

[t-scroll.com]

SeaGlass - Enabling City-Wide IMSI-Catcher Detection

[seaglass.cs.washington.edu]

base65536 - Unicode's answer to Base64

[github.com] 

News/Other

Why underdogs do better in hockey than basketball - 8 min

[youtube.com]

Toyota uses open-source software in new approach to in-car tech - 2 min

[reuters.com]

NASA Graphics Standards Manual  - 5 min

[vimeo.com]

The Denationalization of American Muslims - 16 min

[theatlantic.com]

What a new agreement means for the South China Sea - 3 min

[economist.com]

The Doctor Is In. Co-Pay? $40,000. - 6 min

[nytimes.com]

This Secretive Billionaire Makes The Cheese For Pizza Hut, Domino's And Papa John's - 10 min

[forbes.com]

Why You Should Be Skeptical of the US Military's 'Successful' Missile Defense Test - 2 min

[motherboard.vice.com]

Has science cracked the peanut allergy? - 15 min

[ft.com]

Waze will roll out its carpool app across California - 3 min

[latimes.com]

Immigrants Keep an Iowa Meatpacking Town Alive and Growing - 10 min

[nytimes.com]

únicode is hard - 3 min

[shkspr.mobi]

Amid Trump Cuts, California Proposes Its Own Energy Moonshot - 2 min

[technologyreview.com]

Books

Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific

[goodreads.com]