Tag: MANAGEMENT

Readings for Lunch — [ 14 Dec 2017 ]

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Higher-altitude clouds on Jupiter casting shadows on their surroundings clouds (source)

STORIES

Story of a developer, from Iran 🇮🇷 to Europe 🇪🇺

This is the amazing story, presented for the first time at WEBdeLND, of how a developer got his dream-job, and how the open-source community got a role in this success story.

MANAGEMENT

Like Bringing a Gantt Chart to a Casino

What does “productivity” even mean, when it stops being something you can measure?

Readings for Lunch — [ 07 Dec 2017 ]

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CSS

Take control of your scroll: customizing pull-to-refresh and overflow effects

Google is introducing the overscroll-behavior property that allows developers to override the browser's default overflow scroll behavior when reaching the top/bottom of content. A lot of interesting use cases and applications for it.

MANAGEMENT

Tech Leadership Principles

At BuzzFeed, we believe that every member of the Tech team, regardless of their level or role, can and should strive to become a leader. Laid out below are a series of principles that help us evaluate our decision-making and nudge us in the right direction when we lack clarit

Readings for Lunch — [ 03 Nov 2017 ]

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Jon Gold: “There are SO many possible input-output paradigm combinations for design tooling. Dragging rectangles to get pictures of design is ONE. Here are literally some ideas” (source)

AI

Chihuahua or muffin? My search for the best computer vision API

How good IS modern AI at removing the uncertainty of an image that could resemble a chihuahua or a muffin?

MANAGEMENT

The struggle between leading and managing design

Jason Mesut tells shares his views (and struggles) about the two sides of design leadership: Leadership and Management.

Readings for Lunch — [ 29 Mar 2017 ]

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girlscodetoo – Sweden Computer Science Student Learning and loving code 👩🏻‍💻 (source)

TESTING

5 tips for getting more out of your unit tests

In vast majority of apps the domain logic is implemented using a set of Service classes.
Entities are typically quite thin DTOs with little or no logic.
How to avoid or dig yourself out from this kind of architecture?

MANAGEMENT

Stop feeding shit sandwiches

"I recently ran into a friend who mentioned how she uses the Shit Sandwich to deliver feedback…"

Readings for Lunch — [ 15 Jul 2015 ]

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MARKETING

Airbnb Values-Driven campaign

Take a look at Airbnb's newest ad campaign which will run tonight at the ESPY Awards – focusing on human values and coming right after Caitlyn Jenner's award for courage. Contextual marketing at its best…

MANAGEMENT

Leadership lessons from GoT

Very insightful learnings from Game of Thrones when it comes to leadership and management… Fans, you can certainly guess what at least one of them is!!!

Readings for Lunch — [ 13 Jul 2015 ]

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MANAGEMENT

Focus on the process

Instead of the final product! Find ways in which you can share and inspire yourself and others by looking at how you do things, and detach yourself from the need for perfection at every moment and place…

HUMOUR

This is my cover letter

Hilarious post of a cover letter… Seriously though, who still requests these? Aren't there so many other (data-driven) opportunities to make your decision on whether you think someone is a good fit?

Readings for Lunch — [ 15 Jun 2015 ]

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MANAGEMENT

Image-Based Words?

Using image-based words when conveying your vision or communicating goals to people results in higher performance, researchers have found. Interesting idea on the effect of vivid language!

FUN

Two Kinds of People

There are 7,321,341,482 people in the world, but really, just two kinds of people. Check out this very funny blog by a Portuguese designer…which type are you?