What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team http://nyti.ms/20WG1yY If you lead people in tech, really if you work in teams, period, you need to read that.
Going through some papers today, I found an old print out of Git from the bottom up, a paper that really helped me get Git. From the intro: Welcome to the world of Git. I hope this document will help to advance your understanding of this powerful content tracking system, and reveal a bit of the […]
Usually it is our impatience that defeats us. There are so many other distractions tugging at us that it is difficult to devote ourselves unswervingly to one particular bit of creative work with the unhurried effort that a first-class job takes and we are content to give less than our best. The craftsman’s best needs […]
What a gorgeous piece of work. Congrats to Joshua Klein on putting this together! I cannot wait to dig into this beast.
Impossible Dogs by Grant Snider on Incidental Comics via A Collection of Curiously Impossible Dogs at Laughing Squid
SciShow host Michael Aranda explains why humans and some species of animal sneeze. The simple and long-standing explanation is that a sneeze clears irritants out of the nose and sinuses, but Aranda points out that there might be more to it than that. via Why Do Humans and Some Animals Sneeze?.
Some fun with proportions and circles.
The dominant architecture today has only existed for a century and has not developed a coherent architectural language – and apparently it does not want to. Each modernist architect wants to do something new or different, and hence there has been no growth of a pattern language. This, Salingaros believes, causes it to generate feelings […]
Pretty sure this is exactly what I sound like when I talk about work.