Good Reads and Fun Things, Vol. 7

It’s been well over a year since I’ve touched this blog. Oops! Oh well. Fuck it. Here’s a few things I’ve been enjoying lately:

The fantastic Sarah Mei gives great advice on pairing with junior developers.

I love Model View Culture, but its founder Shanley Kane is…enigmatic at best. Elizabeth Spiers interviewed Kane, and discusses gender in the tech world.

Speaking of Model View Culture, here’s my two favourite articles from the mag: Stop Acting So Surprised: how microaggressions enforce stereotypes in tech and Programmer Legitimacy: Earned, Bought, or Borrowed?

From Wired: The Pro Dumpster Diver Who’s Making Thousands Off America’s Biggest Retailers

The Oral History of ‘Bring it On’ – Anyone else still remember the entire opening cheer? Yeah, you do.

Warren Buffett’s Family Secretly Funded a Birth Control Revolution. See also: IUDs are amazing.

Gorilla Vs Bear’s Best of 2015 (so far) playlist is a decent listen. As is Glass Animals’ ZABA

 

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