#34

Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.
— Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx

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

What is a North Star Metric? - 2 min

[blog.growthhackers.com]

Become Your Teammates' Rubber Duck - 3 min

[exceptionnotfound.net]

Inspecting Algorithms for Bias - 6 min

[technologyreview.com]

Management/Culture

The Best Advice We Overheard at First Round's CTO Unconference - 11 min

[firstround.com]

Going Into Deep Space – Creating the Right Environment for Your Open Space - 8 min

[labs.spotify.com]

Development/Releases

All in a Week’s Work — How We Tackled the Five Day Sprint Process - 5 min

[open.nytimes.com]

Faster, Better, Cheaper—the Art Of Making Software - 17 min

[jrsinclair.com]

Three Goals for Effective Backlog Management - 3 min

[spin.atomicobject.com]

Technical

Debunking Mono-repos - 7 min

[nikolay.rocks]

Space, Time and Groceries - 8 min

[tech.instacart.com]

The static-all Split - Dividing Zillow's JavaScript Monolith Repository - 7 min

[zillow.com]

Tools/Websites

Monica - a CRM for your friends and family

[monicahq.com]

lighthouse - Auditing, performance metrics, and best practices for Progressive Web Apps

[github.com]

uint1array - JavaScript's Missing TypedArray

[npmjs.com]

bull - A NodeJS persistent job and message queue based on Redis

[github.com]

News/Other

America’s new tobacco crisis: The rich stopped smoking, the poor didn’t - 7 min

[washingtonpost.com]

Qatar diplomatic crisis - 10 min

[youtube.com]

Heartbeat Music: Parents Remember Their Son Through His Song Of Life - 6 min

[one.npr.org]

Hard Questions: How We Counter Terrorism - 7 min

[newsroom.fb.com]

Why a single gunshot to Steve Scalise’s hip can be a life-threatening injury - 4 min

[washingtonpost.com]

At 'Washington Post,' Tech Is Increasingly Boosting Financial Performance - 5 min

[npr.org]

China Shatters “Spooky Action at a Distance” Record, Preps for Quantum Internet - 8 min

[scientificamerican.com]

Why printers add secret tracking dots - 5 min

[bbc.com]

The Supreme Court Phone Location Case Will Decide the Future of Privacy - 4 min

[motherboard.vice.com]

Aleksei Navalny’s protesters are a force to be reckoned with - 4 min

[economist.com]

The Amazon-Walmart Showdown That Explains the Modern Economy - 7 min

[nytimes.com]

Custer's Last Stand - 8 min

[cbsnews.com]

Books

Hunter Killer: Inside America's Unmanned Air War

[goodreads.com]