Dispatches from the front lines of modern work
Building vs. optimizing
Inside every software company there are two modes.
The Price of Innovation
The AI boom is only now possible because of... COVID??
The Problem with Github's "Contributions" Chart
Commits to GitHub are inputs. Working code in service of a solution is an output. Measure outputs, not inputs. Treat this graph like eye candy, nothing more.
The black box
A metaphor for the importance of communicating intent.
Outsourcing your writing to AI is brilliant -- until it isn't.
Don’t go chasing Waterfall
Two principles that'll help you build better software, faster.