React Lifecycle Diagram | Dan Abramov
Dan shared a really great illustration of the React lifecycle methods on twitter that can help you internalize how they work if you’re unfamiliar.
Announcing the Second Edition of “Refactoring”
Present web pages to secondary attached displays | Google Developers
This is a small thing, but I thought Chrome’s experimental support for external display controls was cool, and may eventually lead to me actually using one of the many JS based presentation tools instead of Keynote.
Former Uber Backup Driver: We Saw This Coming | Citylab
May be some sour grapes here, but the piece raises some interesting questions about the transition from our current state to a self-driving car future, and whether a Level 3 self driving car is even a feasible goal.
The Stack Overflow Age | Joel Spolsky
Returning To The Empress Hotel | Nick Burchill (Facebook)
One of the funnier stories I’ve read on the internet in a while.