Reading back on Fallen London I spent altogether too much time on it in the beginning but don’t have the heart to go back, that is if the city would even take me back at this point.
That is a fully comprehensive and excellent list of guidelines to unlearn toxic behaviour in code reviews by Sandya Sankarram.
Anybody who’s ever seen a SUV driver knows this, but the car industry themselves have verified that the people who buy those cars are assholes.
Who has been buying SUVs since automakers turned them into family vehicles? They tend to be people who are insecure and vain. They are frequently nervous about their marriages and uncomfortable about parenthood. They often lack confidence in their driving skills. Above all, they are apt to be self-centered and self-absorbed, with little interest in their neighbors or communities.
Germany is deeply entrenched in coal as this utterly backward and destructive position by Siemens underlines.
A long piece on The Daily which reveals a lot about its inner workings and the all-consuming scale with which something like that operates.
Ik kijk heel erg uit om dingen op het vernieuwde OneWorld te lezen.
A broad treatment of what the essential quality of Fingerspitzengefühl means.
Venkat keeps churning out these legendary and broadly valid pieces. This one is about why everything online is on fire all the time. Strap in.
A long treatment of how to scale work as organizations grow with some helpful guidelines: “Keep the work parallel, the groups small, and the resources local.”
Pizza toast and all kinds of toasties are a staple here with small kids which seems to imply that an odyssey through Japan like Craig Mod undertakes here could be a great idea.