Comparing today's mobile games to the console games from my youth, one similarity with THC comes to mind:

Engineered over decades to increase the high

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Tried some mobile games after a long break. My gosh, the intensity and amount of retention and monetization mechanism is unbelievable these days!

"Adding manpower to a project that's late makes it later" -- Mythical man month

"Adding teams to an org that's slow makes it slower" -- Is the same true at the org level?

RT @somos_CAD
, privacy and computer security specialist, talks with Valentín Diaz, journalist, fact checker and enthusiast of cryptography, Linux and OSINT to talk about TOR, its uses, myths and truths.

youtube.com/watch?v=aSe8v-ERLY

Agree. Logging is better than nothing, but for every logging use case, there's probably a better suited observability technique around
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RT @mipsytipsy
Q: What is tracing?
A: What you should be doing if you're logging things 🤣

(via @adrianamvillela, via @_cartermp)
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We need to get past the IC/manager dichotomy. "Dimension of influence" is a powerful framing for technical leadership. And refreshingly encouraging of the EM track!
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RT @aleixmorgadas
1/ One thing I share with the people is about the _dimensions of decision and influence_ and why it's important to at least have _two dimensions_ of influence

Let's see a technical leadership position you have:

- People dimension
- Technology dimen…
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"Be curious. Read widely. Try new things" -- When asked how he went from dev to CEO somewhat accidentally, Xiao quotes Aaron Swartz 🥲

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Hearing your CEO nerd out about TDDing with Ward Cunningham, the first CI servers and ORMs and the innovation power of generlists is so refreshing

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Staging envs provide a false sense of safety, and removing them in favour of doubling down on CD can ultimately increase both release quality and speed infoq.com/news/2022/05/removin

From graduate developer to CEO of a 10k employees global company: The story of Guo Xiao
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No better example how dev@core @thoughtworks is and the many paths you can take there

Yellow vests, Berlin style
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RT @DoenerRiot
Ist der Dönerpreis zu teuer,
Subvention und Reichensteuer!


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Great analysis how Netflix's bet on growing subscriber numbers could become a debt trap.
octodon.social/@jalefkowit/108
Beware of blindly trusting the platform flywheel.

How Amazon uses Echo voice data to personalize ads, on and off platform arxiv.org/abs/2204.10920#

I've made good experience with cross-posting for all the day-to-day features I use, like RTs, threads, images and mentions

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That's it! You can now follow and be followed on both networks - best of both worlds.

For more, check this excellent blog blog from @xuv p.xuv.be/how-to-transition-fro

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Step 3: Set up cross-posting. I use moa.party/, but there are many alternatives. It's just a 3 clicks one time setup - authorize twitter, your mastodon server, done - and forget about

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Step 2: Register and set up your profile. You got this.

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Btw, I use mastodon.green due to it's excellent community rules as well as climate friendlyness 💚 Also, the catchy domain. Follow me at mastodon.green/@kaeff

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Step 1: Find a server. Mastodon is federated, so you can pick a community that matches your principles and values 😍 and ALSO connect with friends from any other community, too. Start here: joinmastodon.org/communities

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Given today's news, you want to give a try? Good news: You don't need to give up on twitter! Here's how to set up a two-way sync 👇🏻🧵

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