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Unpopular opinion: Any opinion interesting enough to make a compelling tweet is unpopular with someone. Yet that label is only applied when the writer fears the wrath of their in-group. Ditch the label and the assumption that every utterance needs to be an in-group belly rub.


If you can only work with people with whom you agree on everything all the time, you're going to miss out on working with the best people.


The argument isn't that web-based apps are "better", it's that they enable small teams to actually "Write Once", like Java promised 😄


Codes of Conduct aren’t just there to protect marginalized groups but also to make the working atmosphere enjoyable for everyone else.


Micro services as the defining architecture is a great example of what might work for massive teams can be death for smaller ones.


The deep satisfaction in working and growing with the same people for a decade+ is the rare treat of going the distance. Be a stayup!


Unions are fraught with their own problems, dysfunction. But rationally unleashed when alternative is a poor job with no bargain power.

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