How Big Technical Changes Happen at Slack - Several People Are Coding


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How Big Technical Changes Happen at Slack, Slack Engineering Follow Feb 13 · 13 min read Photo by Farzad Nazifi on Unsplash Keith Adams and Johnny Rodgers Most new things in technology turn out to be…, via Instapaper
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9 days ago by paulp
This post on making big technical changes at Slack by @johnnyrodgersis and @keithmadams is sublime. This is what technology strategy looks…
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10 days ago by aviflax
Most new things in technology turn out to be fads: patterns of talking and doing that come and go without leaving a permanent mark. Microkernels; EPIC architectures like IA-64; object request…
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11 days ago by lenciel
Top highlight Slack Engineering Feb 13 · 13 min read Photo by Farzad Nazifi on Unsplash Keith Adams and Johnny Rodgers Most new things in technology turn out to…
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11 days ago by dylan
Top highlight Slack Engineering Follow Feb 13 · 13 min read Photo by Farzad Nazifi on Unsplash Keith Adams and Johnny Rodgers Most new things in technology turn…
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11 days ago by dorianj
Note that these phases are a descriptive model, not prescriptive. We’re not forcing adoption to follow this sigmoid curve; it just naturally must, no matter how we wish things were.
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12 days ago by garrettc
"At Slack, client teams are free to choose not to depend on your system, with few exceptions. This may surprise you if you have a lot of experience at an “infrastructure-driven” engineering company."
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12 days ago by fohlin
Make it easy to play around with new tech, but don't allow anyone to mandate adoption -- so getting widespread acceptance requires selling others on the value of your new tool.
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12 days ago by mcherm
Most new things in technology turn out to be fads: patterns of talking and doing that come and go without leaving a permanent mark. Microkernels; EPIC architectures like IA-64; object request…
12 days ago by geetarista