A collection of some of my favorite links, images, tweets and quotes from August. While these aren't a comprehensive look at or summary of August 2019, they do capture the things that I found interesting, thought provoking, and/or cool over the past month.
Detecting Agile BS -- Surprisingly good guidance for folks looking to buy software solutions. I am trying to use this content to help educate our clients about making good choices when setting out to build software.
- Lorem Picsum, death by a million pixel-gigabits | David Marby
- Deep links to opt-out of data sharing by 60+ companies – Simple Opt Out
- Experts aren't good at building shared understanding
- Increasing Engineering Tempo
- Clément Chastagnol on Twitter: "This is bonkers! It was still science-fiction 5 years ago 🤯Clone a voice in 5 seconds to generate arbitrary speech in real-timehttps://t.co/3wQ6Qn8Ts2"
- From worry lists to pipelines: 4 steps we used to design processes so we can scale – Andrea Badgley: Support Driven
- David Cancel on Twitter: "Expect to be terrible the first time you try anything. And the second and third time. If you want to get good at anything it will require a bruised ego. Keep showing up if you want it."
Marco Rogers on Twitter: "The role of management is changing. I don't know how long this has been in progress, but the pressure on managers in tech has gone up sharply in recent years. Seemingly spurred on by the movement towards increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace."