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Yet Another Newsletter LOL - Issue #38: Speed Whale!

Nick Taylor
Nick Taylor
Another week, another newsletter. Let’s get to it!

Around the Web
Treat remote work as a forethought, not an afterthought
A great writeup from my old colleague Vaidehi Joshi
Quick wins to create an inclusive remote organization | LeadDev
The Developer Advocate's Guide to Asking for Things
Speed boost achievement unlocked on Docker Desktop 4.6 for Mac - Docker Blog
An interesting read about an Uber Eats glitch that allowed folks to order free food
Gergely Orosz
As it's been ~3 years, figured I'll answer "What caused the Uber Eats glitch that allowed ordering free food for a weekend in India?"

This was an outage on my watch. Given Quora is paywalled - can't post the answer w/o a sub - here's the story on idempotency & breaking changes: https://t.co/N6o4zETavF
GitHub - RunaCapital/awesome-oss-alternatives: Awesome list of open-source startup alternatives to well-known SaaS products 🚀
Fun Stuff
Gergely Orosz
How do some tech companies refer to their staff? Here are a few:

Googler (Noogler when new at the company)
Amazonian
Micosoftie / Softie
Hubber (GH)
Tweep
Shopifolk
Lyfter
nUber (when new)
TikToker
Mozillan
Boxer
Zillowite
Wayfarian
Expedian
Zoomie
Okatanaut
Mironeer
Words of Wisdom for the Week
Scott Hanselman 🇺🇦
I love this. Been coding for cash for 30 years and I learn new stuff from early in career folks EVERY WEEK. Old just means I’m still here and I’m experienced. It doesn’t mean I don’t learn constantly from my awesome coworkers! https://t.co/iy49Ya0R1r
Shameless plugs
Stacie Taylor joins me on my last DEV Twitch stream. We’ll discuss all things The Collab Lab. Pop by and say hi!
DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻
Our next DEV Twitch stream with @nickytonline will be next Tuesday, 3/22 at 1 pm ET / 5 pm UTC. Join Nick for a conversation with @the_real_stacie, Co-founder of @_collab_lab and Engineering Team Lead at Zapier ⚡

#DEVCommunity
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Some big news…
Nick Taylor (he/him)
Next week is my last week @forem/@thepracticaldev. It's been an amazing 2.25 years working with awesome people.

Thanks, PBJ and the whole crew! New things are on the horizon. Stay tuned! https://t.co/wzRdS9B4z4
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Nick Taylor
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Yes, it’s yet another newsletter folks! I post stuff in Slack and other communities I’m a part of, so instead of losing all those links to the “Slack”hole, I decided to start a newsletter!

So welcome to links to cool and interesting stuff I found on the Internet during the week, with some fun stuff too, and shameless plugs.

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