A thoughtful retrospective on salary experimentations by the folks at Hanno – totally worth reading, especially if you’ve been following along the salary transparency zeitgeist running through tech today:
A massive, torrent-ready data set of Reddit comments. Yes, it includes objects like “gilded,” and “controversiality.”
Via my colleague James Nylen (who does not seem to be on Twitter?)
My concern is that the absence of Quality Assurance is the absence of a champion for aspects of software development that everyone agrees are important, but often no one is willing to own.
I’ve spent a career surrounded by well intentioned humans who believed that it was QA’s job to file bugs, and the fact is that quality is a feature, so like it or not, everyone is in the QA department.
From the consistently excellent Rands in Repose.
“That is the way to learn the most, that when you are doing something with such enjoyment that you don’t notice that the time passes.”
Albert Einstein to his son, via Brain Pickings