After a lot more data, technical interview performance really is kind of arbitrary. – interviewing.io blog
"If you’re looking for a job, the best piece of advice we can give you is to really internalize that interviewing is a numbers game."
career  interview 
6 days ago
mituharu / emacs-mac — Bitbucket
Official repo for Emacs mac port. Has several nice macOS-specific features not in regular Emacs. Recommended here: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=12522808
emacs  software  macosx 
19 days ago
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Advice for Living - The New York Times
“In every good marriage,” she counseled, “it helps sometimes to be a little deaf.” I have followed that advice assiduously, and not only at home through 56 years of a marital partnership nonpareil. I have employed it as well in every workplace, including the Supreme Court. When a thoughtless or unkind word is spoken, best tune out. Reacting in anger or annoyance will not advance one’s ability to persuade.
19 days ago
reorx/httpstat: curl statistics made simple
Tool to display HTTP connection timings (DNS lookup, TCP connection, SSL handshake, server processing, content transfer). No dependencies!
cli  tool  http  network  performance  python 
23 days ago
If You Can: How Millennials Can Get Rich Slowly
Short booklet by   William J. Bernstein.
advice  finance  investing  retirement 
5 weeks ago
Where the Streetcars Used to Go
Visualize the dismantling of San Francisco's streetcar network.
sf  bayarea  map  transit  history 
9 weeks ago
Let's Infill A Traditional Neighborhood (And Make A Profit) — Strong Towns
Running some numbers on building a dense block of housing. A developer criticises them as way too low.
urbanism  development 
9 weeks ago
New Software Makes Transit Planning More Like Video Gaming
"Remix is now available through a subscription service. It lets users sketch out bus routes on a familiar interface much like Google Maps. It instantly provides users with information about costs and potential ridership. Remix also displays maps that show how far someone at any point on the map can go using transit within 15, 30 or 60 minutes."
urbanism  transit  planning 
9 weeks ago
Versioning APIs Internally
Presumably informed by Stripe's method, since the co-founder used to work there.
rest  api  versioning 
9 weeks ago
What I Learned from Blowing An Interview
"When being interviewed, we must make sure that when asked to speak in specifics, we answer in specifics."
career  interview 
10 weeks ago
Big O Reference
Big O values for most common data structures and algorithms.
programming  computerscience  algorithm 
10 weeks ago
Tips from "The Pragmatic Programmer"
A summary of lessons from "The Pragmatic Programmer".
programming  engineering  methodology  productivity 
11 weeks ago
The Big Lie: Tech Companies and Diversity Hiring — Don’t Panic, Just Hire
Big tech companies don't have offices in higher-proportion black cities or recruit at historically black colleges. They complain of bar lowering, but there is little correlation between interview success and job performance.
tech  diversity 
12 weeks ago
Parallelism and concurrency need different tools
Interesting article about the difference between concurrency and parallelism and how different programming languages support the two.
programming  concurrency  parallel 
july 2016
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