The great debate over proper Software Development Management techniques rages on, with Agile again in the cross hairs. Cutler argues that Agile isn’t a silver bullet, and one still has to do the hard work of continuous improvement on your process. Commenters point out that most people who claim to do ‘Agile’ are doing nothing like it.
Spotify detailed how it makes personal music recommendations with machine learning. The Discovery Weekly playlist has three different models, Collaborative Filtering, NLP & Audio. Learn more about how each model works, and how your personal playlist is generated.
Mozilla continues its recent history of spitting fire, with a great writeup on how moving from the CPU to GPU for motion removes choppiness and makes for a better web experience. Check out how WebRender gets rid of jank.
GitHub introduced ‘Discover’ and completely redesigned ‘Explore’. The Discover feed will be based on other projects you have starred, or creators you have followed. Take a look at the new Discover Feed, try out the new Explore page, and read about the updates in full-detail on GitHub’s blog.
Michael Lynch walks through how to do a Code Review like a human. From what a code review is, why it's hard, and a step-by-step simple guide to get started this article covers it all. Some tips Michael advise include, settling style arguments with a style guide, starting high level and working down, and tying notes to principles instead of opinions.
Play To Your Strengths (The Leader's Serenity Prayer) - Leadership in Tech
Sorting Visualizations - great gifs showing how sorting algos work
How To Learn Vim: A Four Week Plan - vim, for all your editing needs
You Should Learn Regex - Regex is a great tool, but knowing when NOT to use it is as important as knowing HOW to use it
CircleCI trusts 8 analytics companies with your source code and API tokens - turns out, you need to be able to trust everyone that can see your code.
Go Python, Go! Stream Processing for Python - Python is great, well written article on stream processing
My essential django package list - More Python awesomeness & great starting point!
Why many developers still prefer Objective-C to Swift - A great read on community differences for people outside of the iOS dev community
Reverse Engineering macOS High Sierra Supplemental Update - decompilation and diffs ftw
A Little Story About the
yesUnix Command - I didn’t know about yes, this is a great little unix tool!
John Carmack's Keynote at Oculus 4 Live Stream [video] - still waiting for PTSD onset from VR games
The Absurdly Underestimated Dangers of CSV Injection - don’t execute CSV
Sakaki's EFI Install Guide/Disabling the Intel Management Engine - Don’t trust the man
The first 150 days of van life - Interesting trend of devs working from RVs and Vans
Tensorflow sucks - "Too low level to use comfortably for rapid prototyping, yet too high level to use comfortably in cutting edge research."
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