Readings for Lunch — [ 20 Nov 2018 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Want to witness the true horror of working on decades old, non-modular codebases? Read this comment from someone who worked on Oracle DB (source)

CAREERS

Connecting the Dots —a Story of Learning to Code and Giving Back

Fatimat Gbajabiamila, who was born in Nigeria and came to the UK as a child, completed the peer-led training programme in full-stack JavaScript when she was just 22. In this interview she talks about challenging stereotypes, her love for pair programming, and why she’s committed to giving back.

PSYCHOLOGY

Laziness Does Not Exist

It’s really helpful to respond to a person’s ineffective behavior with curiosity rather than judgment. There are always barriers. Recognizing those barriers— and viewing them as legitimate — is often the first step to breaking “lazy” behavior patterns.