In this episode I speak with Peter Pezaris of Codestream about their IDE plugin that allows you to integrate code review, pull and merge requests, and issue trackers directly where you work.
I also cover paying for podcasts, taxing working from home, tech acquisitions of 2020, and Big Sur.
The Weekly Squeak - Code Review in your IDE with Codestream
In this solo adventurer, I play Creatures Such as We, a choice-based game (in a Choose Your Own Adventure style) written in ChoiceScript. It won second place in the 2014 Interactive Fiction Competition by Linea Glasser.
Employees who continue working from home after the pandemic should be taxed for the privilege, with the proceeds used to help lower-paid workers, according to a new report. Economists at Deutsche Bank have proposed making staff pay a 5% tax for each day they choose to work remotely.
When the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services launched COVID Trace, one of the nation’s first COVID-19 contact-tracing smartphone apps, on Aug. 24, state health authorities “strongly recommended” all 3 million-plus Nevadans download and use the app.
Last year marked a slight decrease in global technology M&A activity from the blockbuster year that was 2018 – when SAP bought Qualtrics for $8 billion, IBM acquired Red Hat for a staggering $33 billion and Broadcom picked up CA Technologies for $18.9 billion in cash.