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


Become Your Teammates' Rubber Duck - 3 min


Inspecting Algorithms for Bias - 6 min



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


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



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


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


Three Goals for Effective Backlog Management - 3 min



Debunking Mono-repos - 7 min


Space, Time and Groceries - 8 min


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



Monica - a CRM for your friends and family


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


uint1array - JavaScript's Missing TypedArray


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



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


Qatar diplomatic crisis - 10 min


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


Hard Questions: How We Counter Terrorism - 7 min


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


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


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


Why printers add secret tracking dots - 5 min


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


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


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


Custer's Last Stand - 8 min



Hunter Killer: Inside America's Unmanned Air War