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Where the Streetcars Used to Go
Visualize the dismantling of San Francisco's streetcar network.
sf  bayarea  map  transit  history 
5 days 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 days 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 
10 days ago
Versioning APIs Internally
Presumably informed by Stripe's method, since the co-founder used to work there.
rest  api  versioning 
10 days 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 
16 days ago
Big O Reference
Big O values for most common data structures and algorithms.
programming  computerscience  algorithm 
17 days ago
Tips from "The Pragmatic Programmer"
A summary of lessons from "The Pragmatic Programmer".
programming  engineering  methodology  productivity 
22 days 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 
25 days 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 
5 weeks ago
Running MRI Ruby Tests
Instructions on how to run tests for Ruby itself. Useful if you are modifying MRI source code.
ruby  testing 
7 weeks ago
Which Cities Are On Similar Latitudes? · Lisa Charlotte Rost
Cool visualization of where cities around the world sit in relation to each other.
data  visualization  urbanism 
7 weeks ago
Coding Interview Advice | Interview Cake
You should have at least one:

example of an interesting technical problem you solved
example of an interpersonal conflict you overcame
example of leadership or ownership
story about what you should have done differently in a past project
piece of trivia about your favorite language, and something you do and don't like about said language
question about the company's product/business
question about the company's engineering strategy (testing, Scrum, etc)
career  interview 
7 weeks ago
Absolutely No Machete Juggling » The Worst Programming Interview Question
Cycle detection in a linked list. Was an unsolved problem in computer science for 12 years.
programming  interview 
8 weeks ago
EmacsWiki: Execute External Command
"C-u M-|" replaces the selected region with the output of the shell command.
emacs  shell 
10 weeks ago
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