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Test Double | Our Blog | I love meetings
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Your Company Just Got Bought Out. What Do You Do Next?
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What Most Remote Companies Don’t Tell You About Remote Work
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Highlights from Git 2.19
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Removing jQuery from GitHub.com frontend
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Followership - Jason Wong's Blog
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The Joy of Being a Little League World Series Superfan
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august 2018
Research Says Kindness Can Make You a Better Leader. Here Are 3 Reasons Why
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The Gift of a No Good, Very Bad Day - Mindful
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Was Aaron Sorkin Right About the Internet?
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26 Children’s Books to Support Conversations on Race, Racism & Resistance
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Low Power Mode on the Mac – Marco.org
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Short note on the accessibility of styled form controls
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Thread by @sehurlburt: "“Why isn’t someone using my software product or open source tool? It’s good!” A checklist for you: 1. Have you described what it is and what […]"
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Is WebAssembly the return of Java Applets & Flash? • Steve Klabnik
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Working From Home Is Not Remote Work
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A Guide to Mindful Communication in Code Reviews – Kickstarter Engineering
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Painless Software Schedules
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Your company's Slack is probably sexist — Quartz at Work
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july 2018
The day LeBron became a Laker: Behind-the-scenes stories
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How diversity branding hurts diversity – UX Collective
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The Authenticity Paradox
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How a Hacker Proved Cops Used a Secret Government Phone Tracker to Find Him
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Certificates for localhost - Let's Encrypt - Free SSL/TLS Certificates
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How not to structure your database-backed web applications: a study of performance bugs in the wild
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june 2018
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35 Practical Steps Men Can Take To Support Feminism
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The case against React snapshot testing
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Get Your Conference Proposal Accepted – SPKR – Medium
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june 2018
Meet the GitLab Web IDE | GitLab
GitLab has been doing much more for the application development workflow than just source code management and versioning for a while – now spanning everything…
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june 2018
How to React to Biased Comments at Work
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Busting the Top 5 Myths About Remote Workers
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Management: Guide to Remote Development Teams
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Intelligent Tracking Prevention 2.0 | WebKit
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Stick with security: YubiKey, SSH, GnuPG, macOS — Martian Chronicles
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Http.rb is Great | Janko's Blog
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Setting the initial price for your product may be the decision that has the single biggest impact on your bottom line profitability. It also conveys signals…
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UTC is Enough for Everyone, Right?
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