In a series on this website we’ll entertain YOU with our picks - or: what we think is worth sharing - every week. Books, articles, gems, fun stuff… you’re in for an eclectic mix! So, here’s for the one-hundred-sixtieth edition:
- Diversity and Inclusion at GitHub - For the very first time, GitHub have published their diversity data.
- Help Avdi Grimm - If you’ve ever watched the free RubyTapas episodes, and can afford to pay for a subscription — now is the time to do so.
- “Eat, sleep, code, repeat” is such bullshit - Dan Kim on the toxic hype of programming all the time.
- How Developers Stop Learning: Rise of the Expert Beginner - What happens if you reach a local maxima in your learning curve, and stay there.
- SSH for Fun and Profit - Karla, a security engineer at stripe, implements a simple SSH client in Python, and shows the basic inner workings of SSH.
- Ruby has been fast enough for 13 years - DHH brings another point into the Ruby-is-to-slow debate: programmers' overall happiness.
- My time with Rails is up - Piotr Solnica on leaving Rails (and Ruby) and the need for a more diverse Ruby ecosystem.
- What we learned while hiring the Basecamp summer internship class - How Basecamp hires iterns, how one should hire iterns and what to do to get hired as an intern.