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"At first glance, the bug appeared to be fairly routine, most likely a small problem somewhere in the website's code or a strange coincidence. After just a few hours though, it became clear that the stakes for this one particular bug were far graver than anyone could have anticipated."
André Staltz shares his research about the sustainability of open source projects.
"The struggle of open source sustainability is the millennium-old struggle of humanity to free itself from slavery, colonization, and exploitation. This is not the first time hard-working honest people are giving their all, for unfair compensation."
Brittany Moore from Test Double shares how Brené Brown's recent TED talk helped open her eyes to the amount of shame that exists in the software industry and how being open, honest, and vulnerable is often a better approach to solving complex problems.
Rachel Carmena recorded her first screencast a year ago about the Gilded Rose Kata, which focuses on refactoring. In this post, she reflects back on her experience and gives us all an insight into the value of continuous improvement.
Stop focusing on people's shortcomings and start focusing on their strengths.
Eric Castelejin shared this article in our Slack channel, mentioning that it reminded him of "Alan Kay's original vision for OO: network connected objects that could discover each other's capabilities." What are your thoughts?
Excerpt: "I was visiting with an ex-student who’s now the CFO of a large public tech company. The company is still one of the hottest places to work in tech. They make hardware with a large part of their innovation in embedded software and services.
The CFO asked me to stay as one of the engineering directors came in for a meeting.
I wish I hadn’t…"