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Recommended for: reading you can pick up and put down; business types looking to understand innovation.
At PagerDuty, we have a tradition of going out on a “Last Lecture”. I think PagerDuty has given me more than enough chances to speak over the past 7 years so instead I took it as a chance to share some of the best advice I’ve gotten from my coworkers. The best pieces came from multiple directions so I’ve left them all unsourced.
That’s a category of work not a thing in and of itself.
As a child, it bothered me the way that the Star Trek world interacted with technology; the idea that a human being would need to say “evasive maneuvers” made for an awful UI and a wild misunderstanding of how fast computers can shoot lasers at each other. Hidden from my bulky cathode ray emitting box, the real future was being predicted by Donald Duck, and Randall Munroe is the Donald Duck of programmers.
Every so often, Reddit has a joke thread — and I’m always meaning to remember the best ones. This time, I’m actually going to keep track of the most intellectual jokes that I haven’t heard (and a few I have, but not in years).
I’ve been challenged to a number of increasingly close games of Bananagrams, and I keep being flummoxed by Z’s X’s and Q’s. So I decided to generate a list of words 2 to 6 letters long that use the tricky characters.