🚨 What really happened at Basecamp - Platformerplatformer.news/p/-what-really-happened-at-basecamp
How a list of "funny" customer names triggered an internal reckoning
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
Those pesky pull request reviews – Jessitronjessitron.com/2021/03/27/those-pesky-pull-request-reviews/
No one wants to review pull requests. This is a sign of a deeper problem than "people aren't following the process"
What does sponsorship look like? | Lara Hoganlarahogan.me/blog/what-sponsorship-looks-like/
Illustration by Catt Small
The Zoom Gaze — Real Lifereallifemag.com/the-zoom-gaze/
Video conferencing offers an illusory sense of unilateral control over conversations
The coming war on the hidden algorithms that trap people in poverty | MIT Technology Reviewtechnologyreview.com/2020/12/04/1013068/algorithms-create-a-poverty-trap-lawyers-fight-back/
A growing group of lawyers are uncovering, navigating, and fighting the automated systems that deny the poor from housing, jobs, and basic services.
The 100 Most Influential Sequences in Animation Historyvulture.com/article/most-influential-best-scenes-animation-history.html
From Bugs Bunny to Spike Spiegel to Miles Morales, the 128-year history of a boundless art form that continues to draw us all in.
Social Cooling - Big Data's unintended side effectsocialcooling.com/
Social Cooling: is big data making us more well behaved.. but less human?
A Better Code Review | Gilad Peleggiladpeleg.com/blog/better-code-review/
"Everyone gets the experience. Some get the lesson." T.S. Eliot Contributing to a project is not an easy task, especially if you're new to the project, new to…
What’s missing from corporate statements on racial injustice? The real cause of racism. | MIT Technology Reviewtechnologyreview.com/2020/09/05/1008187/racial-injustice-statements-tech-companies-racism-racecraft-opinion/
On August 31, Airbnb launched Project Lighthouse, an initiative meant to “uncover, measure, and overcome discrimination” on the home-sharing platform. According to the company, Project Lighthouse will identify discrimination by measuring whether a renter’s perceived race correlates with differences in the rate or quality of that person’s bookings, cancellations, or reviews. This project comes amid…
If Management Isn’t A Promotion, Then Engineering Isn’t A Demotion – charity.wtfcharity.wtf/2020/09/06/if-management-isnt-a-promotion-then-engineering-isnt-a-demotion/
“Management is not a promotion, it’s a change of career.”
Theirtube is a Youtube filter bubble simulator that provides a look into how videos are recommended on other people's YouTube.