Technology for Dogs

Doggie Bag: Night Owl Edition

A weekly bag of snacks to take home after the meal, curated by Rover Tech.

  • Performing a Project Premortem — Unlike a typical critiquing session, in which project team members are asked what might go wrong, the premortem operates on the assumption that the “patient” has died, and so asks what did go wrong. The team members’ task is to generate plausible reasons for the project’s failure.

  • With Flextime, Bosses Prefer Early Birds to Night Owls — In three separate studies, we found evidence of a natural stereotype at work: Compared to people who choose to work earlier in the day, people who choose to work later in the day are implicitly assumed to be less conscientious and less effective in their jobs.

  • Git 2.0 is here and it’s full of goodies — This major release of git has been brewing for a long time and I am excited to go on the hunt in the Changelog to find cool bits of awesomeness.

  • Sass doesn’t create bad code. Bad coders do. — It’s all true. If you’re a poor developer. You know, one who would handcraft too specific selectors, 15MB sprites and doesn’t know how to cleanly structure a project.

“You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.” —Unknown