#44

The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.
— Michael Porter, Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School

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

Read This Before You Build Uber for X - 7 min

[blog.ycombinator.]

How Washington Made Harvey Worse - 6 min

[politico]

This Email From Elon Musk To Tesla Employees Describes What Great Communication...- 3 min

[inc]

Management/Culture

Moving From Blame To Accountability - 13 min

[thesystemsthinker]

The Problem With Saying “Don’t Bring Me Problems, Bring Me Solutions” - 4 min

[hbr]

On Being A Bad Manager - 5 min

[m.signalvnoise]

Development/Releases

Paying Taxes On Technical Debt - 3 min

[thedailywtf]

Rapid release at massive scale - 6 min

[code.facebook]

How One Jira Ticket Made My Employer $1MM/Month: 7 Metrics that Actually Matter - 11 min

[medium]

Technical

The Illusion of Speed - 10 min

[paulbakaus]

Immutability: The Way To Remain Unchanged  - 5 min

[medium]

Software Development 450 Words Per Minute - 7 min

[vincit]

News/Other

How You Know - 3 min

[paulgraham]

The Adorkable Misogyny of The Big Bang Theory - 21 min

[youtube]

Ex-CIA Agent Raises $40M To Find Every 'Thing' On The Web In Just One Hour - 2 min

[forbes]

Where There’s Smoke, There’s a Conspiracy Theory at a Russian Consulate - 4 min

[nytimes]

If Waffle House Is Closed, It’s Time To Panic - 7 min

[fivethirtyeight]

Hacking Retail Gift Cards Remains Scarily Easy - 5  min

[wired]

Marie Kondo and the Ruthless War on Stuff - 13 min

[nytimes]

Harvey Has Made the World’s Most Important Chemical a Rare Commodity - 4 min

[bloomberg]

Why Does America Need the Cajun Navy? - 5 min

[newyorker]

Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya Muslims? - 10 min

[aljazeera]

The Silicon Valley execs who don't eat for days: 'It's not dieting, it's biohacking' - 5 min

[theguardian]

The Clear Logic of the Latest North Korean Test - 4 min

[theatlantic]