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Yūgen (幽玄) - Profundity or suggestion rather than revelation. A Japanese garden, for example, can be said to be a collection of subtleties and symbolic elements. Photographers and designers can surely think of many ways to visually imply more by not showing the whole, showing more by showing less.

🐕‍🦺 Leadership

How to develop product sense

A product lead's take on how to improve our product mindset - and help our teams do the same.

10 visuals that will change how you see success & productivity

I don't usually like such clickbaity things, but these visuals are really good!

What you give up when moving into engineering management

Moving into a management role may be a rewarding step in your career, but you should know about the things you're leaving behind.

Quantifying Burnout

The problem with burnout is that we don’t know how to recognize it. Christina Maslach, a US social psychologist came up with this simple scorecard called the Maslach Burnout Inventory to assess how burned out you might actually be.

Key Decisions About the Future of WFH

A study with data on the present and future of WFH - the results may (not) shock you!

Staff Engineering at Carta

Read about Carta's version of staff engineering as a case study.

Run This Diagnostic to Thoughtfully Build (and Evaluate) Your Startup’s Culture

A long-ish walkthrough from First Round Review about building and evaluating culture - high-quality stuff, as usual.

Marissa Goldberg on how to go async-first

"I've helped dozens of companies switch to an async-first work environment. This means fewer meetings and more quality work done.

When companies switch to async wrong, it slows their work. I created the Work Forward Approach to prevent this.

Here are the 8 core principles"

💻 Tech

😱 Awesome Falsehood

A curated list of falsehoods programmers believe in.

`COPY --chmod` reduced the size of my container image by 35%

Sometimes Docker is not trivial.

Horrible edge cases to consider when dealing with music

It's quite funny, unless, of course, you are developing in this domain.

ThoughtWorks’ Technology Radar Edition #26 Published

ThoughtWorks’ Technology Radar provides an opinionated guide to technology based on what teams around the world use with clients. If you don’t have time to read the entire report, at least look at the themes published on pages 6 and 7.

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