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RIF Notes #58–Year end blow out

"Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing." — Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching Why product objectives are your best guide to team design Don't get locked up into avoiding lock-in You can heal the internet Async/Await - Best Practices in Asynchronous Programming Software Architecture Guide Hello, production -“Deploying something useless into production, as soon as you can, is the right way to start a new project. It pulls unknown risk forward, opens up parallel streams of work, and establishes good habits” The challenge with adding more engineers to a project. Just moving from 3 developers to 4 doubles the number of lines of communication. Age Discrimintation in Tech Ditch the elevator pitch Software architecture as a function of trust Large Organization Software Development Misconception #2: Are All Teams Working On Equal Value Stuff? – “there’s a difference between feeling productive, and actually doing the highest value work” Decisions, Decision

RIF Notes #57

"If you ever hear yourself saying, 'I think I understand this,' that means you don't." - Richard Feynman Impact of multitasking in the company (quantified ) – “In this case, instead of cutting jobs, the client just needed to reduce multitasking.” Options for .NET’s versioning issues How to Make Good Code Reviews Better When Tech Knows You Better Than You Know Yourself Designing for a Future That’s Hard to Imagine Marking the end of pixel trackers in Basecamp emails ReSharper Ultimate 2019.2.2 is Out! Is Agile Headed for a Backlash Technology Radar Vol.21 4-Day Workweek Boosted Workers' Productivity By 40%, Microsoft Japan Says & icrosoft Japan’s experiment with 3-day weekend boosts worker productivity by 40 percent WeWork to Remove Phone Booths From Offices Due to Formaldehyde – “These booths at Amazon registered 8000 ppb of VOCs when I plugged a @getawair in one of them. And they accumulate 2000 ppm CO2 in <1hr. They're very effective at giving