Better Public Schools Won’t Fix Income Inequality - The Atlantic
Long ago, I was captivated by a seductively intuitive idea, one many of my wealthy friends still subscribe to: that both poverty and rising inequality are largely consequences of America’s failing education system. Fix that, I believed, and we could cure much of what ails America.5 days ago
Shawn Blanc’s iPad Blogging Workflow – The Sweet Setup
6 weeks ago
For iPad Blogging, here is how to capture ideas and links and then focus on writing and editing that idea unto the finished product of a published article.
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‘Give Away Your Legos’ and Other Commandments for Scaling Startups | First Round Review
Molly Graham has seen a lot. Her team at Google leapt from 25 to 125 in just 9 months. During her 4+ years at Facebook, the company exploded from 500 employees serving 80 million users to 5,500 employees and over 1.1 billion users.startup management
The Future of Fundraising is Already Here — It’s Just Unevenly Distributed
Follow up to Paul Graham's post on only raising small to keep control and equity.entrepreneur
Healthy tension in product teams | Inside Intercom
Healthy tension in product teams -- Product teams are made up of a mess of human emotions and motivations, but well-functioning teams can reduce that tension into simple competing forces that make them stronger. Far from avoiding conflict on product teams, we should be encouraging it as an essential part of a team’s success. via Pocket on August 19, 2016 at 11:04AMproduct management
Transitioning to meta-management | Lara Hogan
Cate Huston’s post The Hardest, Shortest, Lesson Becoming a Manager recently resonated with me. She writes about the shift from day-to-day engineering to day-to-day management of engineers, and focuses on the reasons why it’s probably a smart idea to step away from coding as a manager.
Deploying Node.js Apps on Heroku | Heroku Dev Center
Creating, configuring, deploying and scaling Node.js applications on Heroku.
Six Things Junior Developers Wished They Could Tell You, and How You Can Use Them to Become a… — Medium
(this blog post is based on a talk I did at YGLF 2016. You can find that talk here.)
Engineering Career Ladders as Cultural Manifesto — Medium
Insights from Code Driven NYC, a community organized by FirstMark that brings together leading developers from across th…
Unintuitive Things I’ve Learned about Management — The Year of the Looking Glass — Medium
At the most basic level, it means all the day-to-day things that you — yes YOU — personally accomplish don’t matter much in of themselves.
First Round CTO Summit: How Etsy Grew their Number of Female Engineers by 500% in One Year - YouTube
Kellan Elliott-McCrea (@kellan), a former architect at Flickr and co-author of the OAuth spec, is now the CTO at Etsy, the world's most vibrant handmade mark...