In 1973, I invented a ‘girly drink’ called Baileysirishtimes.com/culture/books/in-1973-i-invented-a-girly-drink-called-baileys-1.3240945
Being Christmas, I am reminded that Bailey’s Irish Cream was cooked up in the ‘70s by two English guys to take advantage of government export subsidies
Benefits as a Reflection of Values / Oxideoxide.computer/blog/benefits-as-a-reflection-of-values
When I came out as trans and started seeking medical care, I worked at a large employer that directly paid for the medical costs of its employees and dictated how their insurance networks process claims. I had the benefits I needed because other trans people fought for them and the company could unilaterally choose to provide them. Startups don’t have this luxury and are at the whims of insurance companies to keep the cost of hiring and retaining employees manageable. Meanwhile, insu...
Squeaky | The privacy-first customer experience platformsqueaky.ai/
Squeaky's customer insights platform helps you understand exactly how customers are using your website or web app, without invading their privacy.
How to explain an idea: a mega postmarkpollard.net/how-to-explain-an-idea/
What's an idea? What sorts of ideas are there? And how to explain them once you have them?
dscout + HmntyCntrd: Challenging Company Playbooks to Workplace Traumadscout.com/people-nerds/organizational-trauma
Design professionals report on organizational trauma—and the inadequate ways their orgs address It.
The rise of never-ending job interviews - BBC Worklifebbc.com/worklife/article/20210727-the-rise-of-never-ending-job-interviews
Some companies are asking candidates to attend multiple interviews. But too many rounds could be a red flag – and even drive candidates away.
Technical Debt Is Not Debt; It’s Not Even Technical | Mark Grevillemarkgreville.ie/2021/07/23/technical-debt-is-not-debt-its-not-even-technical/
Co-authored with Dr Paidi O'Raghallaigh and Dr Stephen McCarthy at Cork University Business School as part of my PhD studies, and originally published by Cutter Consortium’s Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence practice on 22nd of July 2021 Take a minute and write an answer to the question, “What is technical debt?” Then read this…
Your product is a joke - The Paperclip by eesel.appeesel.app/blog/your-product-is-a-joke
eesel automatically brings together all your work in one place. Google docs, Figma designs, Salesforce opportunities, LinkedIn profiles, Intercom conversations and even custom tools your company built - if it has a URL, eesel can save it.
Budgeting for creative departments | by Matthew Cunningham | Mar, 2021 | Bootcampbootcamp.uxdesign.cc/budgeting-for-creative-departments-95b8843e24b6
The following information targets in-house corporate design leaders, managers, or operations who have departments for which they have financial accountability. This article does not cover the…
Competitive Analysis For Product Engineers | Stay SaaSystaysaasy.com/product/2021/05/02/competition.html
In my experience, most professional software engineers in industry have little to no experience doing competitive analysis. That’s a shame, because competitive analysis is one of the most useful skills that an engineer can have.
White women are the most dangerous upholders of white supremacy in Silicon Valley, and holding them accountable could cost you your career, your community, and your sanity. | by Britt Caldwell | Apr, 2021 | Mediumbrittwcaldwell.medium.com/white-women-are-the-most-dangerous-upholders-of-white-supremacy-in-silicon-valley-and-holding-ee62b2ec1bc1
Remote to who? A working lettertinyletter.com/aworkinglibrary/letters/remote-to-who-a-working-letter
It was probably inevitable that sitting through a whole lot of job interviews and considering several offers would mean I would end up spending a disproportionate amount of time these past months thinking about what work means to me. This is a topic I am predisposed to (witness the title of this newsletter), and the activity of applying for jobs pretty much made everything else unthinkable. What I’m sharing today is some very rough thoughts about one corner of the way we talk about w...
No Free Plannofreeplan.com
Why you should probably not offer a free plan.