Seven For Sunday
Hi. I'm Jon Oropeza, and these are the seven most interesting things I discovered, referenced or dug up this week for my fellow engineering leaders: Engineering Managers, Principal and Distinguished Engineers, VP / Director of Engineering, Startup CTOs and those aspiring to be.
Michael Lopp (AKA Rands in Repose), VP Engineering at Slack on psychological safety by Shannon Maloney from Soapbox Blog
~"We think old code is a mess because of a cardinal law of programming: It's harder to read code than to write it": https://t.co/ibjrD8PTph— Addy Osmani (@addyosmani) February 1, 2020
What still sucks about remote work? from Hacker News
More is never enough from Ramp Capital's blog.
This is a little far afield. Only maybe it's not. Leadership in a tech org might not be on par with working the ER, where lives are on the line, but it's a stressful position. Many of us start off Monday morning overstretched - and that's before the new vectors arrive. Crises, urgent asks, outages. Then it's Thursday and what happened to everything we needed to get done this week... welp, there goes Saturday afternoon.
A New Way to Combat Bias at Work from Harvard Business Review
Warning: obnoxious popups.
Japan's Prisons Are a Haven for Elderly Women by Shiho Fukada