Weekend Reading — M does project management


francesc “Documentation might be outdated”

Design Objective

Erin "the UI is super intuitive"


InteractionDesignOrg “User Shadowing: Observe Behavior Rather Than Opinions

Gavin Smith How to enterprise software:

hey I won’t be available for the next couple hours everyone, I have to study @Workday’s novel of password requirements.

*slides reading glasses up nose*



Kitze 🔥

border: 1px solid red; is the console.log of css

Katie Santo “Flexbox versus grid, a handy visual guide courtesy of @jensimmons”


Lines of Code

Dan Abramov “The three search results for any programming term”



apenwarr Helpful reminder:

All systems are distributed systems. The main difference is the wire length.

...and somehow the wire length matters a lot.


Sahil Lavingia This is true in every industry:

The best jobs aren't publicly listed.

You have to dig for them, invent them, or convince someone it's worth creating just for you.

:party-corgi: If you can't do this one simple thing …

People who send me messages fully detailing what they want as the first message are my favorite

Joe Pettersson 👇 This thread is eye opening:

I saw a tweet asking why sometimes when you unsubscribe from an email list it says it can ‘take a few days’. Buckle up, as I have a RIDICULOUS story about this happening in The Enterprise™️...

Star Simpson 👍

I want to read a Bond sequel but it's just about how M does project management and generally runs the org in the face of tough challenges such as difficulty reaching reports, coordination vs. impenetrable information silos, and general byzantine info issues.


Locked Doors

Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings “Workers hear drug deals, medical details and people having sex”. We learned Google is doing that earlier the month, and Amazon back in April. File under "I can't believe listening devices are listening on me". Apparently Apple is going to stop this practice.

FTC says ‘you will be disappointed’ if you choose $125 for Equifax payout Consumers voiced their opinion and demanded their $125 settlement from Equifax. The FTC decided that protecting consumers is not something it cares about:

The agency is encouraging consumers to consider taking the free credit monitoring option instead. “You can still choose the cash option on the claim form,” the agency writes in an FAQ on the settlement, “but you will be disappointed with the amount you receive and you won’t get the free credit monitoring.”

Capital One Announces Data Security Incident And so we're at the point where corporations care so little about security breaches, that we end up with press releases like this:

No bank account numbers or Social Security numbers were compromised, other than:

None of the Above


jas loves nat 🤣

if you’re arguing loudly on your phone in public please put it on speaker. i need to hear both sides of the story to know whose side i’m on.

Massimo “This cotton candy guy's wizardry is actually a brilliant application of the dynamics of vortices in fluids”

Sniper Barbie 💯

The best part about kale is not eating it.

Natalie Walker “This is distressingly easy to misread”


Gerry “A font created by your congressional districts”, to illustrate a major flaw in US elections.


BamaLu 🔥

Do y’all remember, before the internet, that people thought the cause of stupidity was the lack of access to information?
Yeah. It wasn’t that. 🤦🏼‍♀️

Lewis Wake 👇 Fun fun thread:

I have no friends so I like to take famous dance scenes from movies and put songs that are the same tempo on top of them.

A thread:

Love Actually vs Billie Eilish

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