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Are Smartphones Necessary Anymore? - Study Hacks - Cal Newport
When I was researching Digital Minimalism, I came across an interesting article written by Vlad Savov for The Verge. It was titled: “It’s time to bring back the dumb phone.”
from-pocket  itfttt  technology 
3 days ago by benregn
Stevey's Blog Rants: Good Agile, Bad Agile
Scrums are the most dangerous phase in rugby, since a collapse or improper engage can lead to a front row player damaging or even breaking his neck. — Wikipedia When I was growing up, cholesterol used to be bad for you. It was easy to remember. Fat, bad. Cholesterol bad. Salt, bad.
from-pocket  itfttt  agile  project  management 
august 2018 by benregn
Troubleshooting On A Distributed Team Without Losing Common Ground – Dan Slimmon
I work on a team that fixes complex systems under time pressure. My teammates have different skill sets, different priorities, and different levels of expertise. But we all have to troubleshoot and solve problems together. This is really hard to do effectively.
from-pocket  itfttt  productivity  programming 
july 2018 by benregn
How to Test & Validate Your Startup Idea or Product Without Spending a Single Dollar | Startup Grind
Last week I announced my new startup studio, Capital H labs, where me and a handful of talented engineers and designers are working on products that will help companies grow faster and more predictably over time.
from-pocket  itfttt  startup 
may 2018 by benregn
What Does The Amazon Echo Look Mean For Personal Style? - Racked
The message of many things in America is “Like this or die.” — George W.S. Trow, Within the Context of No Context, 1980 The camera is a small, white, curvilinear monolith on a pedestal. Inside its smooth casing are a microphone, a speaker, and an eye-like lens.
from-pocket  itfttt  ai  article  fashion 
may 2018 by benregn
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In the late 14th century, the townspeople of Salisbury, England were summoned to their cathedral by a machine. It was a wonderful and strange device. It consisted of a collection of iron gears and wheels and bars, all arranged in a cube. It tugged endlessly on ropes hanging above.
from-pocket  itfttt  career  productivity 
april 2018 by benregn
Letter To A Young Programmer Considering A Startup — Alex Payne
I regularly get emails from young people, usually those with an interest in programming, who are trying to make decisions about school and/or their professional futures. This post is for those young people.
from-pocket  itfttt 
april 2018 by benregn
Containers Will Not Fix Your Broken Culture (and Other Hard Truths) - ACM Queue
We focus so often on technical anti-patterns, neglecting similar problems inside our social structures. Spoiler alert: the solutions to many difficulties that seem technical can be found by examining our interactions with others.
from-pocket  itfttt  de  devops  monitoring 
february 2018 by benregn
Slack is the opposite of organizational memory
Between 2014 and 2016 my working life went through a lot of changes but the worst one was the normalization of slack. Managers like it because it ‘gets things down on paper’, ‘improves reachability’, ‘gets questions answered quickly’.
from-pocket  itfttt  productivity 
february 2018 by benregn
Continuous Deployment is a niche practice; Continuous Delivery is more fundamental. | Matthew Skelton
Summary: many people confuse continuous deployment (pushing changes to live systems many times per day) with Continuous Delivery (reliable software releases through build, test, and deployment automation). Here is why I think that Continuous Delivery is the more fundamental practice.
from-pocket  itfttt  devops 
january 2018 by benregn
Introducing Zeus - David Cramer's Blog
At Sentry we’re big users of open source tooling. Specifically, our day-to-day engineering workflows are built on top of GitHub, Travis CI, and a number of other supporting tools.
from-pocket  itfttt  ifttt  programming 
january 2018 by benregn
The Dreaded 4 Month Sleep Regression — Wee Bee Dreaming Pediatric Sleep Consulting
A sleep regression is thought to occur when a baby who is normally sleeping well begins to wake frequently at night and/or fights/refuses naps. These regressions seem to come out of nowhere and can last indefinitely. There is thought to be a regression around 3/4 months, 9 months, and 18 months.
from-pocket  itfttt  parenting 
december 2017 by benregn

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